Monday, April 26, 2010

That Old College Lie

Interesting article that tries to address the question "Why is the cost of college in the US increasing even faster than even the cost of medical care?"

Friday, April 23, 2010

Job Hoppers Beware!

Here's an interesting article on why the resumes of job hopping applicants are often the first to go into the "cylindrical file cabinet".

Quick summary: Job hoppers have less loyalty and less ability to pull through tough times, qualities that are very useful particularly to start-up businesses. If you job-hopped because a company went out of business, it might be a good idea to make that clear in your resume, e.g. "2001 - 2003  Enron (Bankrupt)".

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

This is insane on so many levels

A new report says that the school lunch program (which was apparently initiated to produce healthy children suitable for fighting wars) is making children too fat to fight wars: