Unemployed Banker And MIT Graduate Peddles On The Street For Job

 
Unemployed Banker And MIT Graduate Peddles On The Street For Job
Joshua Persky, an unemployed financial engineer, stands in front of the Charles Schwab building at 50th Street and Park Avenue with a sign proclaiming "Experienced MIT Graduate for Hire" June 24, 2008 in New York City. Persky, who lost his job in the volatile banking industry six months ago, thought standing on a corner passing out resumes would be a novel approach over networking and writing emails at home. Persky is married and supports five children.
(June 24, 2008 - Source: Spencer Platt/Getty Images North America)