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JTPA Thought Me to Keep A Side Hustle

JTPA Thought Me to Keep A Side Hustle

Looking back at my experience with the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) during my 9th and 10th grade summers I was preparing for the current 21st-century dysfunctional economy and an educational system that requires me to keep a side hustle. Just to be clear the college education is not the problem. Sadly, the American economy and educational systems have failed to keep pace with each other requiring college graduates to keep a side hustle if we want to afford necessities like rent and food. 


Do you want a job or not?

Do you want a job or not?

I am in the process of hiring staff for this project I have been charged with running. Considering that I am newly re-employed, I am so excited about this opportunity to be able to give someone like me who may be unemployed, underemployed or in the wrong job a job. As I review applications to determine which candidates seem to have the qualifications I'm looking for to help me build a strong team and share some of the responsibilities I have, I see applicants that lack experience, applicants that have invested in their education but have not been able to...