Archive for August, 2010

Aug 23 2010

Tomorrow, Tomorrow

Published byHank under education, research

I’ve admitted in this space on multiple occasions that I don’t have a crystal ball and have no idea what the future will really hold.  Thinking about the economy, the ongoing high unemployment rate, wars, natural disasters, it is hard to stay optimistic.  But over the past few weeks, my outlook on things seemed to [...]

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Aug 09 2010

DO YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR?

Published byHank under education, research

Not if you’re getting your education from vocational schools, according to a new study recently released from the US Government Accounting Office.  Having received a number of complaints, the Feds investigated a number of private vocational schools, often referred to as “career colleges,” for making false claims and using deceptive recruiting practices.
Generally, the claims brought [...]

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Aug 08 2010

Libraries Branch Out Into Job-hunting Centers

Published byHank under Job Search Preparation

For years I’ve been advocating that Libraries are a great place to do your job search!  Here’s a great article by Carolyn Said of the San Francisco Chronicle
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/08/01/BURU1EK0UQ.DTL

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