The Utter Uselessness of Jobs

The New York Times has an article from last year on The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews but I figured, why stop there? The uselessness of interviews isn’t a bug, it’s a feature within an economy that generally speaking makes a much bigger deal out of small and irrelevant things. The problems with job interviews that this…

Working, by Studs Terkel (BOOK ONE)

Working The Land Pierce Walker This chapter has a lot of logical progressions and it starts off with a solid choice as far as land laborers go: An old-fashioned (and self-described poor) farmer. Walker has “about five-hundred acres” to labor on and has lived where both his father and his grandfather worked the land. Tradition…