You may know first hand how difficult and frustrating it is to find that job or land that career while youre still a student or a recent college alum. The University career center doesnt cut it, Monster.com job postings that arent spam are one in a million and your friends hook-ups for jobs never work out. Thats when you turn to Alumwire.com, a social network dedicated to young adults looking to find great opportunities that match their skill set. Co-Founder and CEO Aaron Sahagun, 22, recently recognized by BusinessWeek as one of Americas Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25, takes a moment with The AsiaConnect magazine to talk about what makes…
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The number of full or part-time jobs that the average 32 year-old has held since entering the workforce.
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Political Missionaries The images of the grimly made cell-phone video of Saddam Hussein’s assassination leave many with an acrid taste in their mouths. It seems victorious for some, a justified ending of an animal who murdered many without any cause for regret, and is an ominous warning for those who dare to act like him. For others, the judgment came swiftly, before we had ample time to process…
Gavin Funabiki of Third Thursdays Each week youre reading about amazing work non-profits and their young leaders are doing. What if, instead of reading, you could actually connect with and talk to them or other like-minded people as well? Third Thursday is an organization that does just that, hosting monthly meetings in the Bay Area for a friendly dinner panel and discussion about Asian American & Pacific Islander issues…
An Uncomfortable Truth Ah, the awkward moment. We’ve all had them, but it becomes particularly disconcerting when it happens at work. Your boss may look at you differently from now on, but you can at least attempt to laugh it off — and we’ll help you, so please, share your “awkward moment” with us and we’ll publish the best of the best (you can keep your anonymity if you’d like).
Tina Chang, Srikanth Reddy and Victoria Chang tackle identity politics in contemporary America. With varying styles, these poets craft global poetry fitting for literature’s increasingly diverse world stage.
Soojin Jeongs work is modern in its execution, but timeless in its themes. Exploring the nature of human beings and their relationship to reality is what Jeongs work expresses to her viewers most strongly.
Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center’s 6th Annual Conversity Dinner