Topic: Employment News
Interestingly, with all the publicity about the Healthcare bill, the President has (quietly) retreated on Education Reform. A recent Wall Street Journal OpEd (03/18/10,p A17), stated that Mr. Obama would judge schools not by whether they were meeting reading and math standards, but primarily by a more amorphous standard: whether they are producing “college-ready and career-ready students”.
The irony of this retreat is instead of the “No Child Left Behind” goal of students reaching grade level performance, the intent is to make them able to enter the job market. That begs the …
Jobsinthemoney.com, A Dice Company, ran an article discussing the results of a survey of 458 accountants. They found that 23% of the respondants are planning jump employers as soon as the economy gets better. Accountants have a high level of employee loyalty as a profession, but the survey reveals that despite that professional loyalty we may have a blip in the other direction.
Check out the jobsinthemoney.com Accountant Job Survey article and share your thoughts with me. Grads who got their accounting degree online are also welcome to give their input. …