USC Price School of Public Policy

Current Employment Trends

Can internships set your career path in stone before it even begins?
Published in: MSN Careers
March 28, 2013
http://msn.careerbuilder.com/custom/msn/careeradvice/viewarticle.aspx?articleid=3299

Subdivisions Go Urban As Housing Market Changes
Published in: USA Today
May 15, 2012
http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/housing/story/2012-05-15/housing-fills-in-urban-areas/54979594/1

Why I Tossed Your Résumé
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education
April 17, 2012
http://chronicle.com/article/Why-I-Tossed-Your-R-sum-/131576/

Why Is the U.S. Wealthier than Europe? Give Credit to Its Cities.
Published in: The Washington Post
April 17, 2012
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/why-is-the-us-wealthier-than-europe-give-credit-to-its-cities/2012/04/17/gIQABfOfOT_blog.html

5 New Ways to Network (That You Won’t Dread)
Published in: Forbes
April 10, 2012
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2012/04/10/5-new-ways-to-network-that-you-wont-dread/

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume
Published in: Business Insider
April 9, 2012
http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-what-recruiters-look-at-during-the-6-seconds-they-spend-on-your-resume-2012-4

Government’s Not Dead Yet
Published in: The New York Times
March 26, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/27/opinion/nocera-governments-not-dead-yet.html

The Brilliant Economics of Green Buildings
Published in: Forbes
March 18, 2012
http://www.forbes.com/sites/williampentland/2012/03/18/the-brilliant-economics-of-green-buildings/

11 Surprising Ways to Hurt Your Career
Published in: Monster.com
http://career-services.monster.com/yahooarticle/11-ways-to-hurt-your-career#WT.mc_n=yta_fpt_article_11_ways_to_hurt_your_career

8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees
Published in: Inc.
February 21, 2012
http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/the-8-qualities-of-remarkable-employees.html

Only 2.3 Percent of College Students Plan to Work for Federal Government, Survey Finds
Published in: Federal News Radio
February 6, 2012
http://www.federalnewsradio.com/205/2733562/Survey-Only-23-percent-of-college-students-plan-to-work-for-govt

Health Care’s Jobs Boom
Published in: Bloomberg Businessweek
February 5, 2012
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/health-cares-jobs-boom-02022012.html?chan=magazine+channel_news+-+global+economics

For Some U.S. Manufacturers, Time to Head Home
Published in: Bloomberg Businessweek
February 2, 2012
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/for-some-us-manufacturers-time-to-head-home-02022012.html

Las Vegas: Startup City
Published in: Bloomberg Businessweek
February 2, 2012
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/las-vegas-startup-city-02022012.html?chan=magazine+technology+channel_news+-+technology

New Policies to Open Up Federal Internship Programs
Published in: Federal News Radio
February 2, 2012
http://www.federalnewsradio.com/205/2732885/New-policies-to-open-up-federal-internship-programs

Railroads to Invest $13 Billion This Year, Hire 15,000 Workers
Published in: Los Angeles Times
January 31, 2012
http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-railroads-invest-billions-20120131,0,566873.story

Average Is Over
Published in: New York Times
January 24, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/25/opinion/friedman-average-is-over.html?_r=3&src=tp&smid=fb-share

USC Price Student Wins City Council Seat
Published in: USC News
January 12, 2012
http://uscnews.usc.edu/politics_society/usc_price_student_wins_city_council_seat.html

US Economy Creates 200,000 Jobs in December
Published in: BBC News Business
January 6, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16445441

Big and Clever: Why Large Firms are Often More Inventive than Small Ones
Published in: The Economist
December 17, 2011
http://www.economist.com/node/21541826

How to Fix World Transportation
Published in: Bloomberg Businessweek
December 01, 2011
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/how-to-fix-world-transportation-12012011.html

OPM to Hire More Staff to Process Pensions
Published in: Federal Times
November 14, 2011
http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20111114/BENEFITS02/111140302/

Could Shale Gas Reignite the U.S. Economy?
Published in: Bloomberg Businessweek
November 3, 2011
http://www.businessweek.com/printer/magazine/could-shale-gas-reignite-the-us-economy-11032011.html

Dawn of the Smart City
Published in: Barron’s
October 3, 2011
http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704783104576599051649765770.html?mod=BOL_archive_twm_ls#printMode

Security Clearances in the Federal Government
Published in: Partnership for Public Service website
http://www.ourpublicservice.org/OPS/programs/calltoserve/toolkit/SecurityClearances.pdf

How to Get a Job in the Non-Profit Sector
Published in: U.S. News & World Report
September 28, 2011
http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2011/09/28/how-to-get-a-job-in-the-non-profit-sector

Got Talent? Competing to Hire the Best and Motivate the Rest
Published in: The Economist
September 10, 2011
http://www.economist.com/node/21528436

My Big Fat Career: How Individuals Can Survive in the New World of Work
Published in: The Economist
September 10, 2011
http://www.economist.com/node/21528429

Agencies Outline Plans to Eliminate Unneeded Regulations
Published in: Federal Times
August 23, 2011
http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20110823/AGENCY02/108230301/

Make Yourself Indispensable in Today’s Economy
Published in: WEDDLE’s newsletter
August 18, 2011
http://www.weddles.com/seekernews/issue.cfm?Newsletter=299

Obama Orders Agencies to Improve Diversity of Their Workforces
Published in: Federal Times
August 18, 2011
http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20110818/PERSONNEL01/108180302/

Apartments: A Beacon of Hopes
Published in: GlobeSt.com
August 1, 2011
http://www.globest.com/blogs/streetsmart/-312587-1.html

How To Attract Multiple Job Offers
Published in: glassdoor.com
August 1, 2011
http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/attract-multiple-job-offers/

Federal Workers More Likely to Die Than Lose Jobs
Published in: Federal Times (by USA Today)
July 19, 2011
http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20110719/PERSONNEL02/107190301/

Access to Quality Public Transit Leads to Big Savings
Published in: American Public Transportation Association (Transit Savings Report)
July 14, 2011
http://www.apta.com/mediacenter/pressreleases/2011/Pages/110714_Transit_Savings.aspx

Clean Energy Innovations Could Boost Economy, Says Google
Published in: Aol Jobs (by Reuters)
June 28, 2011
http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2011/06/28/clean-energy-innovations-could-boost-economy-says-google/

No Excuse For No Experience: Four Foolproof Ways To Fill Holes In Your Resume
Published in: glassdoor.com
June 28, 2011
http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/excuse-experience-foolproof-ways-fill-holes-resume/

Preserving Low-Income Communities through Non-Profit Development Initiatives
Published in: Planners Network
June 19, 2011
http://www.plannersnetwork.org/publications/2011_spring/pyatok.html

Women, minorities make gains in senior government jobs
Published in: Government Executive
June 13, 2011
http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=47994&oref=todaysnews

Advice for consultants
Published in: The Economist
June 2, 2011
http://www.economist.com/node/18774614

Economic Contribution of Hospitals Often Overlooked
Published by: American Health Association
June 2011
http://www.aha.org/aha/content/2011/pdf/11econcontrib.pdf

How to Make a Career in Public Service
Published in: U.S. News & World Report
October 28, 2010
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/