Back in February, a local communications expert made headlines after a young woman in Chicago attempted to contact her - and received, in return, a hostile rejection letter. The professional then shut down her Twitter account, email accounts, and her job postings board, which many said was extremely important for the communication professional community.
Our community had some conversations about the situation, but not many about the state of Cleveland's job market. The emails revealed more stories of an unfriendly job market for both outsiders and young people. For both groups, Cleveland was a tough market to get into, and the email exposed difficulties in the job market that people didn't discuss beforehand.
Now that we've had some time to reflect, what did the email controversy say about Northeast Ohio and our openness to outsiders?