Author: Joanna Robinson

May 30,2012

I Don’t Hate Higher Education as Much as Peter Thiel

Entrepreneur, investor, and future seasteader, Peter Thiel, is controversially offering kids $100,000 to drop out of college. The program is a tad misleading. The recipients are ridiculously ambitious wonderkids who...

May 08,2012

Learn by Doing: Apprentice Yourself

I sometimes appeal to the clients of my local massage studios through my Facebook page or our newsletter to find people who would be interested in working at the front...

Apr 30,2012

Learn by Doing, Not in Class

Most DC young professionals are here for a few years as a temporary post between college and graduate school. Unfortunately, higher education is increasingly less valuable (because so many people...

Apr 11,2012

Interview Tips from an Employer

AFF recently held a workshop for people to do mock interviews and get some feedback and tips on the interviewing process. I participated as an employer/interviewer and thought the event...