Things to Get You Thinking

  • Not sure what you want to be when you grow up? If you don’t know what you want to do for the rest of your life, this is the video for you. In her TED Talk, Emilie Wapnick provides insight into what she calls “multipotentialities,” or those with a range of interests that may influence career paths.
  • In Scott Dinsmore’s TED Talk, he details how he went from working a job he hated to finding a career that was truly meaningful to him. Watch this video to see how Scott discovered what was important to him and how he made a career of it.
  • eLearningNC.gov provides general and specialized information about eLearning (learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom). It discusses different types of eLearning including: distance education, continuing education, computerized electronic learning and online learning.
  • NC Career’s Reality Check is the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s new online tool designed to estimate the income necessary to support your desired lifestyle based on where you live in the state of North Carolina.