The Huffington Post is hosting a lunch and panel discussion on Wednesday on the issue of jobs and solutions to boost employment.
HuffPost College invited two student journalists from the University of Tampa to tweet their impressions as members of a generation with nearly 50 percent unemployment after graduation. Joshua Napier and Chelsea Daubar, the editor in chief and managing editor of The Minaret respectively, take to their smartphones to power the liveblog featured below.
Our tweeters on the floor have to get ready for tonight's events and file their own stories, but big thanks to
An important takeaway from today's— Ford Foundation (@FordFoundation) August 29, 2012
#WhatIsWorking forum: Having a job is about more than economic security.
Allen Blue (@LinkedIn Co-Founder) hosts office hours at Entrepreneurship Expo #WhatIsWorking pic.twitter.com/b3vVBRPc
I see a trend towards people working as full-time freelancers, as opposed to being an employee. Let's make that easier! #whatisworking
@samerham: Evangelizing about @DailyZeel at the @HuffingtonPost #whatisworking start-up expo http://pic.twitter.com/DOg1XpIs
Can't wait to try out some of these companies myself. Plum Perfect looks interesting! App technology that matches your features with the type of make up you should use just by uploading a photo! Clothes too!
@Joshua_Napier got a picture with John Paul DeJoria, Co-founder of Paul-Mitchell. He's walking around and checking out all the new companies present -- getting a lot of attn!
@fordfoundation We're pleased to partner with #WhatIsWorking to support innovative ideas for job creation. http://ow.ly/djvKm
Alan Blue: The world of entrepreneurism can “lead to education, the right decisions, and the right mistakes.”— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) August 29, 2012
@eburfield: Over 70 startups at the @huffingtonpost #WhatisWorking Entrepreneurship Expo w @StartupAme @ The Cuban Club http://instagr.am/p/O7BalEBEeN/
"It's not just about following your passion. It's about finding something larger than yourself" -Walter Isaacson #WhatIsWorking
The @Minaret has arrived at the "What is Working" entrepreneurship expo! pic.twitter.com/t3fhXX1i
"Learning how to put our fears and problems in perspective with others" allows us to make an impact - @ariannahuff #whatisworking