The Jobless Need Not Apply

For each job offered in the marketplace today, there are 5.5 applicants.  How do you best winnow the applicant pool?  Some companies are actively choosing to reduce the number of job applicants by only accepting applications from people who already have a job. Huh?

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The Great Depression Depression

Gordon Davidescu wrote this article.

In theory, it was all supposed to go a certain way. I was supposed to have everything in my apartment packed and either shipped, sold, or eliminated in other ways. I was supposed to stay with a friend on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for a little while until I found my own place to live, and then I was going to live there. That is how it was supposed to go, but that is not at all how it went; life has had other plans for me thusfar.

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