Completion With a Purpose Blog

What Robots Can Teach Us About Being Human

Tell me how you do your job. This simple phrase is one way to determine how quickly your job might become automated in the future. The more clearly that you can describe a task, the easier it may be to create rules for it, whereas, the harder the skill is to describe or enunciate, the more resistant it may be…

Mentoring Matters

This week, recent college graduates affirm a growing body of research: faculty-student relationships matter.  At colleges and universities across the nation, professors play an important role as mentors providing both academic and career advice to their students. According to our new survey of recent graduates, professors represent about two-thirds (64%) of college mentors, and the advice they provide has lasting…

America’s Employers Place Technical Skills and Work Experience Above Rankings

Important news for all students when it comes to getting a job: what you can do is more important than the ranking of the university you attended. According to hiring managers and direct managers at U.S. employers, college rankings don’t determine hiring decisions. The vast majority of students do not attend institutions that are “top ranked,” and this does not…

Stop Talking and Start Doing: How to Deliver 21st-Century Student Engagement and Education

This post was first published by The Evollution on July 6, 2018. It’s interesting to see the evolution of the conversation within education reform circles. The “college for all” access agenda seems to have had its day. Getting in is no longer enough; many are recognizing the need to get better at the through and out parts, as well. At…