Category: Human Capital

Human Capital – What is it?

In this article, we define human capital and explain why it is important.  To begin, human capital is defined by Wikipedia as the stock of knowledge, habits, social and personality attributes, including creativity, embodied in the ability to perform labor so as to produce economic value.  The key word to focus on is “stock.”  I go back to a Read More …

Keep Developing Human Capital

Most of our human capital is developed between the ages of 10 and 25 years old. From 25 years on, we begin to realize our human capital in the form of monetization. However, you should never stop developing human capital or you may find yourself obsolete. This was brought to the forefront in 2008. We consistently heard Read More …

Importance of Human Capital

The importance of human capital for an individual coming out of undergraduate or graduate studies is becoming extremely important. It is important because it separates you from other job candidates. It is no longer enough to have a 3.5 to 4.0 GPA. There are thousands of other graduates that have the same scores. Most likely Read More …