Friday, December 12, 2008

The New Economy

It looks like Best Buy is now more selective than Harvard:

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=506759

"Admission to Harvard College became more competitive than ever this year, as the school accepted a record-low 9.1 percent of applicants for the Class of 2009, according to figures released on Thursday."

http://www.newsandtribune.com/local/local_story_326131405.html

"Best Buy has hired 21,000 seasonal employees this year, compared to 26,500 last year, spokeswoman Dawn Bryant said. The company has received more than 1 million applications. [2.1%]"

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