Dennis Murphy’s article titled “Battling hopelessness” (Opinion, 9/10/14) highlighted poverty, unemployment and corruption. These are just some of the serious problems our country is facing.
By Butch Hernandez
In a landmark study for the McKinsey Center for Government, Mona Mourshed, Diana Farrel and Dominic Barton visualize three critical intersections in the transition from education to employment: when young people enroll in postsecondary education (whether academic or technical-vocational), when they build skills, and when they seek work.
By Cielito F. Habito
Finally, we got some good news on the jobs front with the latest jobs statistics coming out of the April 2014 quarterly Labor Force Survey.
By Pauline Dominique C. Tarrazona
I’m 25 and unemployed (sort of). That’s a big issue, right? Like Winona Ryder in the movie “Reality Bites,” who said “I was really going to be something at the age of 23,” I believed I was supposed to be something by now.
This is in reaction to Neal Cruz’s column, “P-Noy has no plans to solve unemployment” (Opinion, 7/30/14).