To the best of my rapidly fading powers of recollection, the mood of job fairs held at my alma mater more resembled a room full of children awaiting booster shots than today's upbeat "chief people officers" attempting to attract potential employment candidates.

I once approached a table manned by a large pharmaceutical company and attempted to take some literature. Unfortunately, a Nurse Ratchett-type told me that they didn't have enough copies to last through the day and that she would appreciate it if I just glanced at it before putting it back.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access