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#1 I wonder why Males are no longer spending their time there?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-06-10 16:51||
#2 the time students spend reading, writing and otherwise studying has fallen from 24 hours a week to about 15
Times have changed. I was in the CLASSROOM at least 15 hours per week, with at least that much non-classroom study time (double that for science & math, which was most of my course load.) Perhaps that has something to do with being in the evil one - er, 10 - percent.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-10 18:26||
#3 Employers value this signifier as an alternative to aptitude tests when evaluating potential employees because such tests can provoke lawsuits by having a "disparate impact" on this or that racial or ethnic group.
It's not just lawsuits. It's lazy Human Resources in businesses that simply rely upon a piece of paper to avoid actual qualification and placement work. Business have defaulted to that mode for way too long.
Wizard of Oz: Why, anybody can have a brain. That's a very mediocre commodity. Every pusillanimous creature that crawls on the Earth or slinks through slimy seas has a brain. Back where I come from, we have universities, seats of great learning, where men go to become great thinkers. And when they come out, they think deep thoughts and with no more brains than you have. But they have one thing you haven't got: a diploma.
If there is yet to be another productivity revolution in American business, this issue is one waiting for exploitation.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-06-10 20:09||
#4 It's not just lawsuits. It's lazy Human Resources in businesses that simply rely upon a piece of paper to avoid actual qualification and placement work. Business have defaulted to that mode for way too long
How true. I have had many MBA's put on my team of analyst who are dummer than a door nail. May be able to debate humanities but business since there is none. Most could not even do a simple vlookup or If statement in excel.
Posted by Dan 2012-06-10 22:24||
#5 It's lazy Human Resources in businesses that simply rely upon a piece of paper to avoid actual qualification and placement work
Because "actual qualification and placement work" are themselves lawsuits-waiting-to-happen.
Posted by Pappy 2012-06-10 23:55||