Archive for the tag 'education'

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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Dec 15 2008

Paralyzed By Choices

My conversation with a young cab driver the other day went something like this:
Hank: If you weren’t driving this cab, what you rather be doing?
Cabbie:  I’m not sure. I’ve thought about doing a lot of different things.  I only graduated high school last year and needed to find work, and this is what I got?
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Sep 22 2008

Where Do We Go From Here?

Where will the jobs of tomorrow be?
What industries will be hot, and sustaining 5, 10, 15, 25, 50 years from now?
Most people doing a job search right now aren’t overly concerned with what will be the hot gigs of the next 20 to 50 years.  And employers are mostly concerned with finding and keeping the [...]

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