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In today’s unforgiving labor market, students need some intel on how they can make themselves more employable. Economists and career counselors weigh in on the importance of credentials, technology and, yes, loving what you do. If you want to repair bicycles, your prospects look good – but your salary, not so much.
The Week in Review:
Sure, politics is at the heart of the U.S. government shutdown – but so is money. With the help of some high school student insiders, KWHS explores financial lessons inherent in the ongoing Washington debate.
In late September, Google celebrated its quinceañera, as well as important upgrades to its search-engine technology. Spencer Pearlman, a high school senior in Florida, paid special attention to this news after he had the chance to visit the company’s famed Googleplex headquarters this summer.
Are you interested in a career in accounting? In this video interview with Wharton accounting professor Peggy Bishop Lane, KWHS summer intern Marisa DePuyt explores all angles of accounting, from the messages inherent in the numbers to the importance of integrity.
An FBLA president reflects on his personal leadership challenges, as well as lessons learned during Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World program, in an essay that explores what it means to be a true leader.
FBI Rescues Bat Child? Yes, that is an actual headline from a tabloid newspaper. It is certainly intriguing, but is it legitimate journalism? Many would argue that it is not. A high school student in India has started his own anti-sensationalism campaign by launching a “real news” publication for his peers. Seasoned journalists weigh in on the sensationalism debate and what it means for your career.