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Why Job Performance is Mostly Unrelated to Job Security
Sun, 10/24/10 | No Comment
Why Job Performance is Mostly Unrelated to Job Security

On my job security post last week, one commenter noted that they were surprised to see that ‘job performance’ was not on the list of 4 key pillars to job security. It was a keen …

The Age of Disloyalty & Career Change: Should you Tell your Employer you are Changing Careers?
Mon, 09/27/10 | 11 Comments
The Age of Disloyalty & Career Change: Should you Tell your Employer you are Changing Careers?

The Generation of Career Change
In 2008, the Bureau of Labor Service released comprehensive data regarding duration of employment over the past 30 years. The results show how short our working lifespan is at one particular …

5 Ways to Recession-Proof Yourself
Mon, 08/30/10 | 6 Comments
5 Ways to Recession-Proof Yourself

With duration of unemployment becoming the longest during any recession on record, the continued decline in the housing market, and the threat of a double-dip recession, people are justified in their concerns about their employment …

Unemployed? Many Hiring Employers Won’t Even Give you a Look
Tue, 06/8/10 | 25 Comments
Unemployed? Many Hiring Employers Won’t Even Give you a Look

The Huffington Post highlighted a disturbing trend that I feared might happen where employers are completely overlooking applicants who are currently unemployed. Disturbingly, they are notifying potential job applicants that they ‘Need Not Apply’ right …

Getting Paid to Do What you Love: A Close Look at Marketable Hobbies
Sun, 02/21/10 | 6 Comments
Getting Paid to Do What you Love: A Close Look at Marketable Hobbies

There was a really positive response to the ‘marketable hobby’ concept in my post about shifting the perception of what retirement is and should be, so I thought it would be great to explore it …

How to Write a Winning Resume that Stands Out
Sun, 04/12/09 | 5 Comments
How to Write a Winning Resume that Stands Out

With my wife having just gone through the résumé and interview process all over again, we both did some research into the latest recommendations for creating an effective résumé. If you’re looking for a job …


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