Something seems out of balance...
While we have heavy engagement in post-primary education (college) to the tune of 1.3 trillion dollars in debt, there still seems to be an overwhelming amount of young people lacking vision and direction as it pertains to their future. While we could point this deficiency in 100 directions, At Creators Camp we feel it boils down to three things:
Young people who are not exposed, early on, to how their natural talents, skills, abilities and more importantly "passions" connect with the work/marketplace, find it difficult (if not impossible) to navigate career/work paths.
Young people have very little context as it pertains to the workplace, yet as adults, we often ask young people what their plans are for the future. This often leads to the "reverse engineering" of money (security), and the abandonment of the work that the young person may be designed to do.
We asked over 250 C-Suite Executives and HR Professionals: "If you could have any set of skills developed within the young talent you bring into your organization(s), what would those skills be?" Out of the 250 responses we received, we uncovered a set of skills that are viewed as "deficiencies" in today's youth...
Creative-Thinking, Critical-Thinking, Communication, Collaboration & Buildership