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Job Experience

Why Gaining Work Experience Is More Important Than Your Education

Brazen Life | Posted 10.14.2013 | College
Brazen Life

There's a difference between studying hard and working hard. My friend believed his grades were all that mattered for admission to graduate school or to land a good entry-level job. I'm here to tell you he was wrong. In fact, colleges are the first to tell you that you need more than a degree to get hired.

Doing Something for Nothing

Maura Kastberg | Posted 09.01.2013 | College
Maura Kastberg

What needs in your town or school are not being met? What neighbors could use a house or yard worker or a sitter for emergencies? All around us, all the time, are things that need doing.

No Work for the Willing

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Marian Wright Edelman

Most young men and women today want to work hard, but for those under 25 years old, work has often been impossible to find.

Scalia: Supreme Court Needs Justices With Varied Job Experiences

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says he's concerned there aren't more people with varying professional backgrounds being n...