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Occupy Wall Street Offer Training Scheme For Budding PRs

by | 31st, October 2011

DOW Jones has news that Occupy Wall Street is offering trainee schemes for budding workers.

In The Career Road of Occupy Wall Street Damian Ghigliotty writes :

As the Occupy Wall Street movement pushes into its sixth week and continues to spread to other cities around the globe, participants are discovering an unexpected benefit as they organize to protest America’s winners-take-all economy and lobby for higher taxes on the rich. Many of them are gaining more hands-on experience and saleable skills to help them in their career pursuits.

Survival skills?

“The movement is a great platform for people to identify what they do well and show that to future employers,” said Ginny Clarke, president and chief executive of the HR consulting firm Talent Optimization Partners and author of the book Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work. “There’s a commitment and zeal behind what many of these individuals are doing and that’s exactly what recruiters look for.”

No. This is not a parody…

Victoria Sobel, one of the movement’s original members, has also added to her skill set since she joined Occupy Wall Street in mid-September, she

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