A study conducted by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found that although a college degree is a associated with a greater rate of employment, not all degrees confer the same benefit. Grads in degrees in nursing, engineering, health, science, mathematics, computer science are most likely to find jobs. In general, “people who make technology are still better off than people who use technology.”
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There is nothing like employment, active indispensable employment, for relieving sorrow
We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God. God will be constantly crossing our paths and cancelling our plans by sending us people with claims and petitions. We may pass them by, preoccupied with our more important tasks, as the priest passed by the man who had fallen among thieves, perhaps—reading the Bible. When we do that we pass by the visible sign of the Cross raised athwart our path to show us that, not our way, but God’s way must be done.
Our national problem may be that we assume entrepreneurs are superheroes who can leap over macroeconomic constraints in a single bound, especially if liberated from the villainous clutches of government.
But entrepreneurs can be crippled by a shortfall of demand for the goods and services they offer. And like the rest of us, they need bread, or at least cake, to survive.
Rob Hart was laid off from the Chicago Sun-Times as part of the papers much-maligned decision to get rid of its entire photo staff.
In his newfound unemployment, Hart has been documenting his life the only way he knows how: through photos. He started the Tumblr page Laid Off From the Sun-Times yesterday morning, and it’s already gone viral, receiving attention from others in the media and from people who relate to being unemployed. (One photo shows cold pizza on unemployment paperwork, a familiar sight to many.)
Keep reading…Gaby Dunn’s interview with Rob Hart.
Go to Rob Hart’s Tumblr blog, Laid Off From the Sun-Times.