Even with the stern of the Titantic lifting out of the water, most passengers chose to believe that she was unsinkable and lifeboats departed unfilled.
I plan to keep sounding the alarm bell and fighting the good fight even though most parents prefer to believe that the American College Career Dream is unsinkable.
Case in point: Today Intel, you know, the chip maker....'Intel Inside'...yeah that one.
They just announced that they're laying off 11% of their "global workforce"...that's 12,000 human beings! For those of you who have, understandably, gone numb to laimstream headlines, "global workforce" refers to some 12,000 sons and daughters, older but more alike your children than not.
Practically all, if not all, of them were college grads who thought they had, 'good jobs'. Which 'Intel' will they go to next before succumbing to the same fate yet again?
I have reported about the Oxford Research Study on Job Loss here many times...here is a summary.
Mom's and Dad's -
It's human nature to avoid uncomfortable issues, but this is about your children! 10 years from now, your adorable, innocent child will have no choice but to offer their services as a global workforce member as the lowest bidder. Then they'll get to live a life of anxiety wondering when, not if, the workforce will be reduced.