Ben Wildavsky at The Exchange, TwickenhamThe Career Arts

Join author and host of  The Higher Ed Spotlight podcast, Ben Wildavsky, as he discusses his new book, The Career ArtsMaking the Most of College, Credentials, and Connections. He will share the most vital lessons of what he calls the career arts, which include cultivating a mix of broad and targeted skills, taking advantage of employer-funded education benefits, and preparing for the world as it is, not as you wish it could be. He will also explain why college remains the gold standard of credentials, and presents the most promising high-quality supplements and alternatives to college that can help learners combine general and job-specific skills. He shows how building social capital is also critical to success, particularly for disadvantaged students.