No job is worthless

I was struck recently by a post at Buzzfeed featuring a collection of readers talking about the dream jobs they’d accidentally stumbled into. It included a fascinating mix of people and professions, but one of the things I noted was that many of these jobs are considered menial, worthless, transitional sorts of jobs by people […]

Promises, Promises: Job Training, Higher Education, and Government Funding

With the rise of the housing market came a corresponding increase in trades to support it. Real estate agents, landscapers, painters, carpenters, stagers, interior designers…all of these trades exploded, some meteorically, because there was such a demand for them. Students with an interest in them were encouraged to pursue education and training. Assured that they […]