With mass layoffs still taboo in Japan, senior workers who refuse to resign are sent to "chasing-out rooms" instead of being allowed to work. (SL NYTimes)
Rohan Shah, a student at the University of Illinois, wrote about the interview process and culture for interns at Google.
Thought the "rubber rooms" where New York City teachers were sent to wait for disciplinary hearings were closed? Not so much. [more inside]
Many people say that a law degree enables the holder to do virtually anything. Am Law Daily explores the logical fallacies behind this statement.
Discover Magazine posted a couple of blog entries about the law school scam as a cognitive bias and why law school tuition isn't more dispersed.
Dalal al-Mutairi, the senior book censor for the Kuwaiti government, sits down for a chat about her job and what it entails.
A report by the ABA shows that some law schools hire as many as 15% of new graduates in an effort to boost employment numbers.
Christianne Harder on why Jessica Dorrell's actions hurt all women trying to work in college football.
Employers and colleges are now asking applicants for their Facebook logins and passwords in an attempt to get around privacy settings.
A new study shows that the nature of a person's Facebook profile can help predict the person's performance as an employee.
With the recent news that unemployment applications are at their lowest levels since 2008, Congressional Republicans are attempting to curtail unemployment benefits. Democrats want to extend benefits for another year. This has led to an impasse. [more inside]
Over the past couple of months, there have been a series of scandals that have rocked the legal education community. First, there were tandem lawsuits against Thomas M. Cooley School of Law and New York Law School for misrepresenting jobs data. Then, Villanova University and the University of Illinois were found to be fudging their employment numbers. A legal team is now preparing to sue 15 different law schools because of misrepresentations made to students regarding job and salary data.
Job searchers have begun outsourcing the process of applying for jobs to companies in India. The results have been mixed.
The Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce released a study comparing the economic value of different college majors.