The American labor market is changing. Work is often difficult to find and even when job seekers land jobs, those jobs may end after a period of months or years rather than decades as in the past. The old model of “job-hopping is bad” is less true and the need to have well-developed job search skills is essential. … Read more... “Book Review: “The Start-Up of You””
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When companies recruit you, they often stretch the truth or outright lie. To find out the truth, you have to use detective skills to evaluate a job offer.… Read more... “Use Detective Skills to Evaluate a Job Offer”
Most people understand that books can be transformative, but it isn’t just self-help and “how to” books that make a difference. Fiction books can also be life-changing through the power of a compelling story. I asked people to share with me which fiction books changed their lives.… Read more... “Five Fiction Books That Changed Lives”
When you are setting goals related to your career or business, should you have a Plan B?
There are successful people who argue that you absolutely should not.
Actor Will Smith says,
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“There is no reason to have a Plan B because it distracts from Plan A.”
If you have had several terrible bosses in a row, you might despair of ever working for a great one. Be reassured, though, that great bosses do exist! I searched for people willing to describe what made their great bosses so excellent.… Read more... “Great Bosses Do Exist!”