FUTURE JOBS WILL BE BASED AROUND PURPOSE, EMPATHY, AND PEOPLE SKILLS

It seems to be a popular idea that many of today’s jobs will be replaced with automation.  Whether this relates to marketing research that is replaced with data-driven Artificial Intelligence (AI)  or manufacturing labor that is replaced with machinery, American jobs are changing and employment is a concern not just for Millennials but for Generation X, Boomers, and leaders of industry.

ZUCKERBERG AND GATES AGREE

Both Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates gave speeches recently discussing concerns that today’s graduates will need to face.  One thing they both agree is that real human empathy is something that robots are not going to easily replace.

WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT

The take away is that people skills are more important than ever.  While many jobs are changing and in fact shrinking, the jobs that will still be in demand in the future will require soft skills such as care giving, nurturing, understanding, and yes, consulting.  To read the full article go to MSN.

Source: MSN

Author:Robin Yerian.  Robin studies Marketing and Business Administration at California State University, Northridge.  She has received an honorable mention for her secondary research regarding the millennial generation in association with the national American Marketing Association case competition for eBay in which she provided consumer insights.  Robin is the student assistant responsible for managing client relationships, communications, and social media for the Wells Fargo Center for Small Business & Entrepreneurship at CSUN.

THANK YOU!

Wells Fargo Center for Small Business & Entrepreneurship wants to extend a special thank you to all of the attendees at our 10th Year Anniversary Celebration and Fast Pitch Competition.

Minchi Hsu and Richard Robinson presented their consulting project to the audience at the Orange Grove May 3, 2017.

Minchi Hsu and Richard Robinson present. 10th Anniversary Event, May 3, 2017 at Orange Grove Bistro on the California State University, Northridge Campus Fast Pitch competition and luncheon celebrated entrepreneurship with CSUN student and Wells Fargo representatives.

OUR SPECIAL THANKS GO OUT TO:

  • Wells Fargo, our sponsors
  • All of our deserving clients who shared their goals, challenges and business information in order to collaborate with CSUN students
  • David Nazarian College of Business & Economics
  • California State University, Northridge
  • Faculty members Daniel DeGravel, Deborah Heisley,  and Director Franck Vigneron
  • Dean Kenneth Lord and his staff members
  • The Office of University Advancement
  • Undergraduate senior students who participated in consulting projects this academic year

The center could not exist without your support and participation!

THE WINNER OF THE FAST PITCH 2017 IS …

  • Max Engoian, MBA Student

    Winner of the Fast Pitch competition sponsored by Wells Fargo, May 3, 2017 Max Engoian

    10th Anniversary Event, May 3, 2017 at Orange Grove Bistro on the California State University, Northridge Campus Fast Pitch competition and luncheon celebrated entrepreneurship with CSUN student and Wells Fargo representatives. Winner of Fast Pitch, Max Engoian.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author:Robin Yerian.  Robin studies Marketing and Business Administration at California State University, Northridge.  She has received an honorable mention for her secondary research regarding the millennial generation in association with the national American Marketing Association case competition for eBay in which she provided consumer insights.  Robin is the student assistant responsible for managing client relationships, communications, and social media for the Wells Fargo Center for Small Business & Entrepreneurship at CSUN.

Reminder: 10th Anniversary and Fast Pitch Competition Wednesday, May 3 @ 11:30 am

10th Anniversary Event Invitation & RSVP

SOLD OUT!

Please be sure to cancel your reservation on Event Brite if you are unable to attend.

For those of you attending, we look forward to seeing you Wednesday.

PARKING:

Please enter on Prairie Street. Proceed to lot G1 near the Orange Grove Bistro.  The event is at the Orange Grove Bistro.

Map of CSUN, Orange Grove Bistro, and parking lot G1.

 

Author:Robin Yerian.  Robin studies Marketing and Business Administration at California State University, Northridge.  She has received an honorable mention for her secondary research regarding the millennial generation in association with the national American Marketing Association case competition for eBay in which she provided consumer insights.  Robin is the student assistant responsible for managing client relationships, communications, and social media for the Wells Fargo Center for Small Business & Entrepreneurship at CSUN.