How do you ask for a pay raise and actually get it? This is an especially challenging question for young people working their first job. The answer may not be as complicated as you think.
By learning universally applicable skills as early in life as possible, we can more easily adapt to new situations and succeed at new challenges.
Meta skills help us succeed in all areas of life. Specific skills only help in certain areas. Despite the clear disadvantages, universities insist on teaching the latter.
How much does it cost to educate a person? A lot, even with “free” schools. Like anything with a price tag, we need to make sure we get what we pay for.
Think your entry level job in sales or retail is a waste of time? It’s actually teaching you incredibly valuable life skills — skills even universities have forgotten how to teach.