On Jan 27, 2009, at 10:05 PM, Lucie deLaBruere wrote:

And they don't have to
wash dishes as work study in college.

I doubt that there are any dishwashing workstudy jobs - those are real jobs ! :)  But the workstudy jobs I do see are all people-skill jobs - helping people to do  something ... by answering the phone, finding the form to use and how to fill it out, finding the right page on a web site, how to 

One of
my favorite authors was Iris Blanc who use to write "generic" books
that could be used with any software.  

I was reading a nice article in the Japan Times about teaching English - Amy Chavez observed that Japanese approach to teaching English is to teach it as a Subject; the American approach to teaching English as a Second Language is to teach it as a communication skill. 

The biggest issues we see with "office" are more like "how do i name a file so I can find it in two weeks" ... or "when to use a website and a blog rather than emailing a brochure" ...