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.
08/29/2012 4:46 PM EDT
Even the @minaret staff found a partner today
08/29/2012 4:43 PM EDT
Tweeters are headed out, thanks @joshua_napier & @chelseadaubar
Our tweeters on the floor have to get ready for tonight's events and file their own stories, but big thanks to
08/29/2012 4:18 PM EDT
An important takeaway from the Ford Foundation
An important takeaway from today's— Ford Foundation (@FordFoundation) August 29, 2012
#WhatIsWorking forum: Having a job is about more than economic security.
08/29/2012 4:09 PM EDT
@ariannahuff's new friends, and I have that yellow tie! #sharp!
08/29/2012 4:04 PM EDT
Abby Huntsman holds court on @huffpostlive
08/29/2012 4:00 PM EDT
Office hours with LinkedIn
Allen Blue (@LinkedIn Co-Founder) hosts office hours at Entrepreneurship Expo #WhatIsWorking pic.twitter.com/b3vVBRPc
08/29/2012 3:50 PM EDT
@AhoyCaroline Let's make full-time freelancing easier!
I see a trend towards people working as full-time freelancers, as opposed to being an employee. Let's make that easier! #whatisworking
08/29/2012 3:44 PM EDT
Evangelizing @ the Expo - @Dailyzel
@samerham: Evangelizing about @DailyZeel at the @HuffingtonPost #whatisworking start-up expo http://pic.twitter.com/DOg1XpIs
08/29/2012 3:34 PM EDT
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!
08/29/2012 3:15 PM EDT
@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!