Changing Nature of Work

WORK, LIFE, FLEXIBILITY — AND YOUR CAREER

The pandemic brought changes for many people. Organizations had to respond quickly including rapid shifts to remote work last spring. Some ‘white collar’ workers have had the ability to work remotely, while many essential workers did not. Whether you now are re-evaluating your career or job, are currently work remotely, or want more flexibility, […]

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CAREER SUCCESS – FROM YOUR 20s TO INFINITY

Careers keep changing shape. Boomers could expect 11-13 job and career field changes in a career of about 40 years. Recent studies indicate newer  cohorts can expect 15-17 such changes in a 45-50 year span. Increasing longevity plus the impact of new technologies underlie the difference. Add in the increasing implementation of technology in […]

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Your Career is Your Biggest Investment.

Right now many of us feel as if our work and our plans are in flux. The impact of the pandemic, changes in technology, economic issues, and our financial fears all add to the worry about our jobs or our next job. If you do not have work now, this is an […]

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Career Plans: Make Success Easier

Do you only think about your career when you start a job search? If so, you are not alone.  You probably know that artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting many careers and jobs.  But so are other technological and economic changes.  Setting aside a little time each week for awhile to think about your career […]

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Shaping a 21st Century Career

So many of us think of life in the classic 3 stages mode: School – Work – Retirement. How unrealistic is that now?

The Boomers have made ‘60 the new 40‘. Once anyone having a 100th birthday made national TV news, now it is not unusual. If you were born after the late 1960s, you […]

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Career Success: Should I Find a Mentor?

Mentor relationships offer many professionals a better, faster way to increase their career success. Consider working with a mentor as part of your career development.

Classic mentoring relationships involve a more experienced person who acted as a teacher or coach.  But there are a variety of other mentoring relationships which may also be useful. These […]

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Are You Entrepreneurial? Want to Start Your Own Business? Non-Profit?

After WWII, veterans started over 49% of all small businesses. Some experts lament that now that veterans now only are 9% of business owners, but that is in line with our portion of the adult population. And veteran entrepreneurs are more successful financially than non-vets are. You probably have heard of the many big […]

By |June 17th, 2018|Changing Nature of Work, Military in Transition|Comments Off on Are You Entrepreneurial? Want to Start Your Own Business? Non-Profit?

Stuck? Time to Reboot?

Are you feeling stuck at work? Is your job search taking far longer than you expected? Have you missed promotions or pay increases?

For at least two decades I have regularly talked with people who were unemployed for months longer than they expected and with those who wanted a new job, but were not taking […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Changing Nature of Work, Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on Stuck? Time to Reboot?

Top Tips for Improving Your Career Prospects

All of us are in charge of our own careers.  If you are lucky, your organization may offer professional development options or assist with tuition.  But building and maintaining a successful career remains one’s own responsibility.  One too often lost in the daily work grind or sacrificed to distractions.   How can you enhance […]

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Two Career Planning Tips for Success

Many of us do little or no career planning until we are faced with the need to look for a new job. But those folks who seem to glide through work garnering promotions and pay raises are usually those who have learned to invest time and energy in themselves. They see the value of […]

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