U.S. Air Force photo by Photo via Senior Airman Brett Clashman
The landscape of education and professional development is rapidly changing. A well-rounded four-year education is no longer the only sure-fire method for charting a path toward career success. Employers want to hire talented people who are ready to contribute from day one, or they won’t even bother opening the door for consideration.
Many of us are carrying a two-edged sword. We can either choose to fall on that sword and give up, or we can choose to wield the sword properly, both for offensive and defensive purposes. What the hell am I talking about, right? Just stick with me for a moment.