We should love, mentor and hire a generation of young people who need more skills than we’ve taught them, more hope than we’ve given them, and more character than we’ve shown them.
Today’s college graduates are often called the boomerang generation, a reference to their tendency to return home after graduation. I often joke with students about this, suggesting that they get their resume and job search in gear early so they won’t end up living in their parent’s basement. It’s no joke, unfortunately, as I indicated… Continue reading a spirit of responsibility in an age of opportunity
In a “Lament for the Class of 2010,” satirist Joe Queenen pulls no punches. Let’s just say it’s not funny. He argues that a Pilgrim toddler had better prospects, since at least the economy was expanding. And he backs up his concerns with more than jokes and anecdotes. Two million college graduates are out of… Continue reading it’s a jungle out there