I went on an interesting job interview. It was another "We want you to work for free." thing.I was 99% sure before the interview, that they wanted me to work for free. I went anyway. First, I needed to go buy something. Second, there's always a chance that someone isn't clueless. Third, it's better than staying home all day.Here's a tipoff. If someone is in a "shared workspace", it's 99%+ likely that they want you to work for free. If they can't afford a real office, then they can't afford to pay someone to write their product for them.
A great commencement or class-day speech sticks with you forever. You remember it when you accept for your first job, and when you quit it. Too many, unfortunately, offer the same warmed-over clichés, like "dream big," "work hard," or "follow your passion."
Nobody in recent months has expressed more public opposition to free trade than Ian Fletcher, see "Ten Problems With Free Trade" and "The Social Snobbery of Free Trade" for some examples of his anti-free trade vitriol. In the last link, he accuses President Obama o
It's all too easy to be a victim of student debt. According to the College Board, the average price of tuition, fees, room and board for an in-state student at a public college or university is $17,860 for the 2012-13 school year.
Almost three years ago we first highlighted the real math behind the surging entitlement class that America has become. So why does a large portion of the population choose not to work when there are many jobs available? The answer is simple.
In response to Pettis on China, Europe, Japan: Bad News for Those Looking for Growth reader "BC" passed on a series of articles about jobs and wages, and matching up graduates with the skills companies seek.
The articles are all in regards to China. Change the names and faces, and the stories sound to me like things you could easily read here.
Avik S. A. Roy - Avik S. A. Roy is a health care analyst at Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co. and a policy advisor for the Heartland Institute who has written for National Review, Forbes, and National Affairs.