Friday, March 25, 2016
CPB Classic: Where the Jobs Are—and How to Get One
From September 2013:
Where the Jobs Are—and How to Get One
In which the president and founder of Express Employment Services, the fifth-largest employment agency in America, bemoans the fact that 25% of would-be workers in the U.S. can't pass a drug test. (Guess what -- legalization of marijuana isn't going to make employers want to hire you! They care that you are a pothead, not that pot is illegal.) The same fellow claims that psych, poli sci, and sociology grads are unemployable, which is actually a baseless claim. The ability to complete a four year degree in any field signals a degree of cognitive ability and conscientiousness that is vanishingly rare in the pool of job applicants.