Will Your Kids Have the Right Network? Episode 118 with Scott Schimmel


In this conversation, Scott Schimmel discusses the importance of building a professional network for young adults entering the job market. He emphasizes the impact of AI, automation, and virtual working on job competition and highlights the significance of personal relationships in securing job opportunities. Scott provides practical advice for parents on teaching their kids the value of a professional network and shares personal experiences to illustrate its impact on career success.


  • The job market is highly competitive, and personal relationships play a crucial role in securing job opportunities.
  • Parents can teach their kids the value of a professional network by providing practical advice and sharing personal experiences.
  • Building a professional network early in life can yield tremendous results later in a young adult's career.
  • Modeling authentic friendships and professional networking for kids can serve as a foundation for their overall life and career success.

Do you know?

For years we’ve been studying what a young person needs in order to transition into a healthy, thriving adulthood.  

They're uncommon sense ideas, really.

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