Tag Archives: career

Encore Career Resources

So, Cindy found some neat resources for people looking for an “encore career” after they choose to leave their first career: mynextmove.org. They have a load of resources for job hunters.  My favorite is their Interest Profiler.  I took a … Continue reading

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I Am Loving On Career Planning,

Just loving on it. Let’s think about personal finance for a moment,* through the lens of the accounting model.  You bring in a paycheck – that’s your gross income.  You spend money (your expenses) and you end up with a … Continue reading

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Core v. Peripheral Employment

Just the other night, I was talking with a friend from UALR’s MBA program about a new job he just started.  He was really excited about moving from a position that wasn’t really what he wanted to do; to a … Continue reading

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Worthwhile Discussions from “The Diane Rehm Show”

I found a couple great recent epidoses from The Diane Rehm Show, and you guys may enjoy them: Jeff Faux: “The Servant Economy” (Tuesday, July 17, 2012 – 11:06 a.m.) –  From the website: “Jeff Faux of the Economic Policy … Continue reading

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Looking for a Job Isn’t a Full Time Job – But Self-Promotion Is

Good news!  Unemployment has dropped to a three-year low of 8.3%.  That means the economy’s all better now, right?  Right? As it turns out, there are still some folks out there languishing in unemployment.  Since there simply aren’t enough jobs … Continue reading

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Fumbling Your Career Before You Even Start

I’ve found a gaping hole in career advising that happens at career advising offices at universities, and hobbles students careers before they get them started. First, let’s take a look at your typical university career center’s menu of services: Resume … Continue reading

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Overcoming Job Loss Risk

There is no such thing as a safe job.  No such thing.  So please, please don’t count on your paycheck.  Instead count on your ability to get another job.  There’s your job security — the ability to rustle up more income … Continue reading

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