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@work: A Career Blog · 1d ago

2017 Will Be a Great Year for Hiring

Strongest Hiring Forecast in Ten Years (Courtesy of HR Today) Forty percent of employers plan to hire full-time employees in 2017, the strongest hiring forecast in 10 years and up from 36 pe...
@work: A Career Blog · 1W ago

You Are as Rejected as You Make up Your Mind to Be

You’re actually rejecting yourself, either by not trying for what you want or personalizing a decision that may not have anything to do with you. Continue reading →
@work: A Career Blog · 2W ago

Most In-Demand Jobs

The team at has created an infographic about which jobs will be most in demand over the next year. Information Technology and Healthcare are red-hot, and entry level jobs (not...
@work: A Career Blog · 3W ago

2017 is the Year of the Red Fire Chicken

As I was preparing this post, it occurs to me that there’s a big difference between the male rooster and the female chicken. Confidence (cockiness) is literally named for the male of the spe...
@work: A Career Blog · 4W ago

Make Yourself Rejection-Proof

Fear of rejection permeates our psyche in all aspects of our life. It’s scary to meet new people, ask someone out on a date, or ask for a raise. So scary, in fact, that many of us don’t ever...
@work: A Career Blog · 1M ago

The End of an Era

Pearson says that the problem we’re facing is that many people have not recognized that we’ve entered a fourth economic period. That means we’re still investing in what worked in the previou...
@work: A Career Blog · 1M ago

How Beautiful Can Your Resume Be?

Adding style and drama to your presentation may get your resume noticed faster and read more thoroughly. Continue reading →
@work: A Career Blog · 1M ago

Don’t Ever Complain about a Job Interview Again

We take it for granted that we must interview before being offered a job. We practice for interviews - and dread them - as if they were inquisitions, but we hardly ever stop to think about ...
@work: A Career Blog · 1M ago

Focus on the Process, Not the Outcome

Take a lyre player: he’s relaxed when he performs alone, but put him in front of an audience, and it’s a different story, no matter how beautiful his voice or how well he plays the instrumen...
@work: A Career Blog · 1M ago

Keep a Career Journal

I recommend that professionals keep a career journal as a way to remember your accomplishments and outcomes over the year. You can also use it to record goals and measure your progress on th...