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Finding a job in today’s highly competitive employment market is a challenge for college graduates. Finding the right job to launch a successful career in a student’s chosen field is even more difficult.
Recently there’s been a trend to stereotype millennials as ungracious, narcissistic, social media–obsessed, lazy, self-entitled “trophy children” who are handed everything in life.
It comes down to the way you think. Job hunters, including millennials, need to understand that a technical mastery of the finer points in your chosen business field is not enough. Skill matched with a particular quality of mind equals talent, according to successful business executives who have graduated from Bentley.
In this third installment of our seven-week Careers of the Future series, Bill Gribbons, director of the Bentley Human Factors in Information Design program and professor of Information Design and Corporate Communication, discusses the rapidly growing need for human-centered products and services.