Craig Johnson's Blog

What About All Those Philosophy Jobs?

Have you ever received a req from a VMS calling for a philosopher, perhaps someone with a knowledge of existentialism?

Probably not, but philosophy is nonetheless among the liberal arts majors that college students graduate with each year. What can such students do about jobs?

“Too often a graduate hears ‘congratulations’ and ‘now what?’” wrote Mary Walshok, dean of the University of California... More

And You Thought Procurement Execs Were Tough

Between the two primary departments that manage contingent labor — procurement and human resources — it is commonly perceived that procurement is the tougher one, constantly cutting costs, driving suppliers to the wall, etc., and delighted to do it, whereas human resources is a bit kinder and gentler, a bit more, well, human. 

But a recent story from India may put that perception to the test.... More