The year was 1985, and I was excited to start work as a career counselor. My father felt that what most helped him heal his Holocaust scars was his work. So, I was eager to help other people find well-suited work.
In the beginning, I felt I was mediocre, but I devoted my time to getting better. When I felt I was doing a reasonable job, I still felt something was wrong. So, I started thinking about the paradigm I had worked so hard to become good at, and found it wanting…
The Andrew W. Mellon auditorium was transformed Monday into a space-age conference center, with Microsoft Kinect-powered interactive tables and wall displays featuring the latest developments in GE’s product base — everything from turbines to appliances and health care equipment.
The gathering, convened to address the nation’s competitiveness and innovation economy, also gave one of the nation’s oldest companies a chance to advertise the latest developments in not only its technological innovation, but where it stands on job creation and worker training.