Saturday, January 31, 2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009
More people are applying to socially-oriented careers this year, such as Peace Corps and Teach for America. Here's a preview of the article:
"Young people ... are part of the growing ranks of college graduates who, amid a worsening job market, are contributing to a surge in applications and enlistments at public-service agencies like Teach for America and the Peace Corps. Indeed, only 59% of employers surveyed expect to hire 2008 graduates by the end of the summer, down from 76% the year before, according to a survey of about 1,000 employers by job-search company Monster Worldwide Inc.
But organizations cite another impulse behind this generation's embrace of nontraditional postgraduate employment: a simple desire to change the world."
Read the Wall Street Journal article here.
Monday, January 19, 2009
Sunday, January 18, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
How can someone overseeing the IRS make such a huge mistake in his own taxes? And if it wasn't a mistake, should he be trusted with appropriating the funds for the bailout? Read the NY Times piece here.
"It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers." Read more in the NYT .
Read the VisualEconomics post .
Read the FastCompany article here .
"Jessica Ladd, founder and chief executive of Sexual Health Innovations, whose Callisto service lets college students anonymously rec...