18 May 2009

Should you take a year off while you can?

The job market isn't what it used to be (although some reports suggest that the LA market isn't as bad as some others), but our new graduates may be wondering what to do. While you should certainly be trying to get job, Tammy Erickson points out that a gap year is the trendy ting for Gen Y's. She encourages a long-term perspective:
Beyond 2009, the reality of the past 20 years of falling birth rates, coupled with the inexorable shift to a higher percentage of knowledge-based jobs, means that there will be good jobs coming available over the next 2-4 years, particularly for the college classes of 2009.

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