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Healing Our Communities Through Addressing 'Opportunity Youth'
Michael D. Smith
Executive Director of My Brothers Keeper's Alliance and Direct...
Creating a future of hope for Opportunity Youth is the issue of our time. An adequate and sustainable solution can only come
You Don't Need Your Dad's Connections
Connecting College Students with Mentors
After you know the right people, who those people are, and have taken the time to listen to them, you can then easily transition to being understood. The key to being understood is to clearly and concisely convey what you are interested in doing.
Top 3 Ways to Procrastinate, Productively!
Student at Cornell University
While the calendar approaches the end of 2015, many of us are approaching final exams, reports, and review deadlines. This means two things: stress and procrastination.
HuffPost Live Takes On: Life After College
With the dismal job market many college students have no choice but to take low-paying positions fresh out of college. HuffPost Live takes a look at life after graduation, the realities of the job market and how to make it in the 'real world.'
Counting (on) Success: Does an Education in the Humanities Count in Today's Day and Age?
Humanities Advocate and Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Stud...
But what do we do with Anthropology, Linguistics or Law? How do we account for their humanistic content and approaches? And how about emerging fields like Humanistic Engineering, Medical Humanities, Environmental Humanities?
Company's Staff Is 80% Employees With Autism, Provides Model For Other Businesses
Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter A father-son team launched a car wash to help an underemployed population make a
Migrant Girls Can Accelerate Global Development
Kathy Bushkin Calvin
President and CEO, United Nations Foundation
When a girl pursues a higher level of education, it can increase her wages and her ability to delay an early marriage. Migration can also expose girls to new ideas and norms and provide autonomy that would otherwise be inaccessible.
Tonight on the House Floor: Discussing the Economic Impact of Immigration
Rep. Tony Cardenas
U.S. Representative for California's 29th District
We're going to start by changing the conversation. It's time to make immigration reform a reality, and it's absolutely time to let people know what that reality will mean for their pocketbooks.
The Forgotten Americans
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host of 'The Zero Hour'; Writer; Senior Advisor, Social Securi...
It's time to remember these forgotten Americans -- our brothers and sisters, our neighbors, friends and children -- and to take action to help them. In this time of celebrated patriotism, anything less is hypocrisy.
USAID's New Youth Policy Is Timely and Urgent: Here's Why
President and Chief Executive Officer, International Youth Fou...
New policies and procedures are announced nearly every day in Washington, D.C., often with little notice, and sometimes, deservedly so. However, a new youth policy just released by the U.S. Agency for International Development deserves not only our attention, but real applause.
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How to Conduct a Networked Job Search
Founder and CEO, The Legacy Movement
Job fulfillment can be leveraged to assess the skills mismatch that many employers claim exists in the country. A great start to tackling this problem can be broken down with the following, distinct steps.
Generation "Why": An Answer for the Era of the Newly-Educated yet Unemployed
Entrepreneur and cofounder, Startup Institute
Where are all the openings in marketing, creative writing, and general business -- areas they've studied at undergraduate and grad schools? Unfortunately, the current state of the labor market is not prepared to accept them easily, let alone train them to be at the top of their craft.
To Create Jobs, Break The ICE -- Innovate, Collaborate, Educate
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Professor, Harvard Business School
To keep America strong and Americans working, opportunity must flow to everyone. Regions with lower unemployment and greater growth prospects break the ice by finding the connections between innovation, collaboration, and education -- a flow of resources to create, attract, and grow jobs.
Turn A Rejection Into A Job Offer
The woman was interviewing for a lucrative position as director of a sales team. After having three great meetings full of
40 Years Later: New York City on the Edge
David R. Jones, Esq.
President and CEO, Community Service Society of New York
The urban problems of this decade are about black and Latino young men lacking skills and education and not connected to work. The numbers in this category in New York City are staggering.
10 Weird Jobs That Pay Really Well
Finding a job in a recession is difficult, but the jobs are out there. You just have to know where to look, and for some
Would You Want Michael Vick as a Coworker?
Digital Content & Social Media Expert, Writer, Editor, former ...
We're not big on giving ex-cons an employment chance, unless they're Michael Vick or Martha Stewart. The others get their resumes thrown in the trash if a manager finds out they have a record.
How To Live On $0 A Day: Identifying Job Opportunities And Growth Markets In The U.S.
Writer, counselor to the nouveau poor
Crime offers some of the best job opportunities in the United States at this point in history. The more publicity your illegal activity attracts, the higher your earning potential.
Royal Family Going Down...
Writer, Producer, Humorist, RESIDENT of the United States...
It is in times like this that we satirists feel a sense of despair. How can we possibly come up with lines as funny as the reality of the British Royal family disgracing itself?
New Job Options for 2020
E-scrubber -- Works to undo or minimize the indiscretions that people accumulate on the Web.
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