Author Archives: Ellen Bremen

Close the Skills Gap: View College Courses as Soft Skills Education

You may have caught some recent news that employers view college students, despite their shiny degrees, as not yet skilled enough for the workforce. As a student, recent graduate, or even someone looking for a job, you might think, “Why the hell was my butt in those seats then? What good did it do?”

I say forget what the news says about employers and their perception of college graduates. Bridge the workforce-higher education gap… yourself… by turning college into your “experience.” You just have to know how to “spin” that curriculum into resume—and interview-worthy—material. And you can! Here’s how:   

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