Lesson 1: Have a Plan

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
-Mark Twain

The Worst Job Market in 50 Years

Click the link below, and then answer the questions in the worksheet below that has been shared with you via Google Classroom.

Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think the job market will be like when you graduate from college?
  2. How can you plan now to help your future self find a job?
  3. What do you think about the term “lost generation”? What does it mean? Do you agree or disagree?


Cross reference the founding year of one of the companies in the slide deck below to the following Recession Chart.

Forbes Article

The following Forbes article takes an interesting perspective on an economic downturn: