Posts from "August, 2014"

Internships replace OJT

During and since the Great Recession employers have raised experience requirements and internships increasingly substitute for on-the-job training. Entry-level work requires more thinking and less checklist following than in the past with employers placing greater emphasis on soft skills such as interacting with clients. 

Read the Wall Street Journal article here:

http://online.wsj.com/news/article_email/want-an-entry-level-job-youll-need-lots-of-experience-1407267498-lMyQjAxMTA0MDAwNjEwNDYyWj

Thanks to Scott Sprenger for the link.