Why Jason Collins matters for your career

Penelope Trunk

Collins is a 12-year NBA veteran who has played for the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards and chose to come out in the new edition of Sports Illustrated . I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It would be so great, and helpful, if college career centers could be front and center in every student’s planning. But most career centers are useless, because most colleges presume you still need college to teach you how to think critically. So they can get away with having incompetent career centers. Here’s why career centers are terrible: Career centers cater to companies, not candidates. Career centers encourage this, so that companies are happy.

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