In this podcast Dan Jelski talked about his book Your Future Job: Building a Career in the New Normal. He shared his insights on his academic background and how some of the jobs of the future would require a different thinking and mindset. He discussed the role of teachers, professionals and parents in helping prepare the workforce of the future. This podcast is great for any aspiring parent or individual thinking of futureproofing themselves for the jobs of future.
1:57 Dan’s journey.
6:28 The change of the learning landscape.
8:51 What has changed in the student’s expectations nowadays?
10:58 Thoughts on online education.
12:55 Inspiration behind Your Future Job
13:57 Why write a book.
15:01 Resources for Your Future Job
18:18 Future, job, career and normal.
24:29 Getting employment in the new normal.
30:26 Tips for students to be more employable.
37:57 How do you know how good you will be if you don’t try?
41:06 Is college the right place for being an entrepreneur?
43:45 Engredients of employability.
45:35 The role of AI in the workplace.
50:21 Suggestions for parents to rightly educate their children.
53:07 Tips for high school students going into college.
55:17 Dan’s success mantra.
56:55 Dan’s favorite books.
58:28 Closing remarks.
Your Future Job: Building a Career in the New Normal by Daniel Jelski (Author), Thomas F. George (Author) amzn.to/2tmhs6H
Dan’s Recommended Read:
The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) by Robert Gordon amzn.to/2tctFLQ
Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a cultural history) by David Hackett Fischer amzn.to/2I7i1qa
Daniel Jelski is an author of book #YourFutureJob: Building a Career in the New Normal
and he was a professor of chemistry at SUNY New Paltz, in New York State. For several years he served as dean of the School of Science & Engineering at New Paltz. Prior to that he was chemistry department head at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, an engineering school in Indiana. He began his academic career at SUNY Fredonia, located in the snow country near Buffalo, NY.
He received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Chicago, and completed his doctor of philosophy in chemistry at Northern Illinois University. In addition to his faculty appointments, Dan has held research appointments at the University at Buffalo, Emory University, and the Institute of Science in Budapest, Hungary, among other places.
Dan is married and has two children. He received a Fulbright scholarship in 1996 that enabled him and his family to spend a year living in Kampala, Uganda. There he taught chemistry at Makerere University. He enjoys traveling, writing, and reading about economics and politics.
JD, Administrative Law, Labor and Employment Law from Thomas M. Cooley Law School; BA, Communications from Michigan State University
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