In the guest chair:
Founder of WorkReadyGrad, Brian Srikanchana, joined us in the studio today to talk mentors and finding a job.
WorkReadyGrad helps students connect with employers and alumni mentors to figure out which skills and experiences will help make them become competitive in the job market by the time they graduate.
He’s lead WorkReadyGrad for over two years, since its inception as a senior deign capstone project at Georgia Tech in 2012.
Adam G from Social Save also joined us in the studio today to talk about what’s going on around Atlanta this weekend.
“Whole Foods is planning their first ever national marketing campaign and they are looking to expand into home delivery.”-Dana Barrett
“In the social media realm our goal is to one day fill in the space between Facebook and LinkedIn.”Brian Srikanchana
“One class all students should take is a senior design class to explore how to apply your skill set to a real world problem.”-Brian Srikanchana
“You don’t necessarily get ahead because you’re good you get ahead because you know somebody and that you’re good.”- Dana Barrett
“What I’m interested in with this platform is to increase and improve the mentorship culture.”Brian Srikanchana
In the headlines:
- McDonald’s Corporate may be liable in 40+ lawsuits over employment practice at some of it’s franchise locations.
- Wall Street analysts say the days of the big box stores are over and predict the demise of Walmart and Target.
- Whole Foods can no longer rest on it’s laurels and is about to kick off a major marketing push.
- And Roswell’s Canton Street will is getting another new restaurant.