AMERICAN NOTES: Reversing the Gap

Being with it has always been a demanding occupation. Consider the reverse Generation Gap evident these days on some campuses. With another hard-times graduation approaching, youngsters whose older brothers and sisters hooted button-down recruiters off campus are sprucing up, clipping their hair and donning coat and tie for company interviews. As Sterling Macer of General Electric puts it: "Students simply don't want to blow their chances for a job."

Ironically, it seems that in campus interview rooms today's student is likely to encounter the new American corporate swinger. Though not exactly freaked out...

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