New College Graduates And The Job Market

On May 18 The New York Times had a story titled “Many With New College Degree Find the Job Market Humbling.” While I think the entire article is worthwhile reading, two excerpts are particularly notable: “What’s more, only half of the jobs landed by these new graduates even require a college degree, reviving debates about … Read moreNew College Graduates And The Job Market

Perverse Effects

I saw this story in The Wall Street Journal a few days ago, titled “The New Resume: Dumb and Dumber” http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124328878436252195.html It says a lot about our current economic climate when people feel compelled to understate their credentials in order to appear more attractive for available positions. While it is unknown as to how widespread this type … Read morePerverse Effects