Monthly Archives: March 2010

You Know Things Are Bad When…

More students are choosing NOT to major in business , over 6 million (or 4.1% of) workers have been unemployed for more than 26 weeks (and still want a job), the economic downturn will change the everything having to do with “work”, we are  having debates about whether or not we need MORE college graduates, and when 1.2 million unemployed workers lose their unemployment benefits. Good news – 7/10 workers think they have the ideal job. : )

Work Still Needs to be Done

Today seemed to bring a lot of news regarding the under-representation of minorities in a lot of environments. This article on CUNY regarding how its students mirror the multihued demographics of the city’s 8.3 million population -yet two-thirds of its faculty is white. AmericanLawyer.com reports that 2009 was not a good year for minorities in large law firms – the industry is actually becoming LESS diverse – along with architectural firms. However, George Washington University can boast that it employs 2 percent more minority faculty members than the national average. Really, when 2% more minority faculty is seen as a good thing – there’s definitely more work needing to be done. Read