August 2012

Michael Rossi, Sr. Business Advisor to Governor Jerry Brown: The Outlook for Jobs in California

Wed, Aug 8 2012 - 6:00pm

Michael Rossi, Senior Business Advisor to Governor Jerry Brown: The Outlook for Jobs in California

Senior Advisor for Jobs and Business Development, Office of the Governor

With an unsteady economy and an uncertain jobs outlook, what's ahead for California's employment market? Governor Brown’s top advisor on jobs and the economy provides the latest insights on employment in California. Read more »

Arts Careers: Who Gets the Job

Tue, Aug 7 2012 - 6:00pm

Arts Careers: Who Gets the Job

Ken Foster, Executive Director, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Grace Stanislaus, Executive Director, Museum of the African Diaspora
Clayton Lord, Director of Communications, Theatre Bay Area; Editor, Counting New Beans

A panel of local arts industry leaders discusses changing opportunities today and the quality of skills they look for in hiring artists as well as administrators.

MLF: The Arts
Location:  SF Club Office
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Jeffrey D. Yergler: The Psychological Impact of Unemployment

Mon, Aug 20 2012 - 5:15pm

The Psychological Impact of Unemployment

Jeffrey D. Yergler, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor of Management and Chair of the Undergraduate Management Department, Golden Gate University; Principal, Integer Leadership Consulting

Unemployment is often a devastating experience, going beyond upending the financial stability of the individual. Unemployment can impact marriages, children, friendships and social participation. Read more »

Start-ups, VC's, Design and the Jobs of the Future

Tue, Aug 7 2012 - 6:00pm

Start-ups, VCs, Design and the Jobs of the Future

Ryan Howard, Founder and CEO, Practice Fusion
Bruce Gibney, Partner, Founders Fund
Ben Nelson, Founder and CEO, Minerva; Former CEO, Snapfish
Tamara Wayland, Former Managing Director, Cooper
Kevin O'Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

What are the jobs of the future, and how are leading start-ups and venture funders both preparing and providing for them? Read more »

Journalism Twisting into New Shape

Aug 3, 2012 @ 10:22 AM by jzipperer

By Alex Wolinsky
News Analysis

On May 24, the Times-Picayune, which received two Pulitzers in 2006 for its coverage of Hurricane Katrina, confirmed that it would eliminate staff and drop down to three days of print publication per week, rendering New Orleans the largest city in the country without a daily newspaper. Read more »