Want to land a job? Dress for success!

By Ed Schwartz, Posted in Students

I remember when my brother was 17 years old and going for his first job at Rapid Messenger Company. He left in tye dye jeans (A fad in the 70’s), a rock and roll tee shirt, and a bandana in his back pocket.My mom stopped my brother and told him that if he wanted the job, he has to dress like he was going to a wedding. My mom continued to explain to my brother that it is her generation that will be judging and hiring him.  It turns out that she gave him good advice, because my brother landed... read more.

  • June 03, 2015
You Get What You Pay For, and Education Is No Different!

By Ed Schwartz, Posted in Students

My mother (may she rest in peace) once told me “There is nothing more expensive than buying “cheap paint.” Unfortunately, I did not listen to Mom’s advice and bought cheap paint anyway.It was an expensive lesson, but a lesson learned.  I spent the weekend painting my apartment with the cheapest paint I could find. Sadly, I found out that when the paint dried, it did not look very good. Even after a third coat of paint, it still did not cover well, a... read more.

  • June 02, 2015