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In general we think that getting old has many more downsides than upsides what with declining health, reduced relevance, and being closer to death perhaps among the most egregious. And as has been noted many times in the past few years, the rapid and widespread ejection of many older workers from the workforce has left many feeling depressed and inconsequential at what they feel is a premature conclusion to their careers.
Aging and career do not have to be oil and water.…Continue
Posted on May 13, 2013 at 8:19am
As a an aging male with 60 years of perspective I can't help but note the huge change American women are undergoing in terms of their career options. As women have demanded and are realizing a shift in social, political, and economic power sharing there is a wide and growing range of work choices available to them.
I still remember how odd I thought it looked to see my first uniformed female police officer and big rig female truck driver and woman on a construction crew. It's not that…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2013 at 9:56am
A very interesting and potentially watershed story has emerged in recent days in business news. It concerns the top-down working conditions decision made by the recently selected CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer. Ms. Mayer has announced that telecommuting among the company's employees is to be eliminated. Although this decision was intended for internal dissemination only it quickly leaked to the rest of us and has sparked a rapid and vociferous debate about productivity and innovation in cutting…Continue
Posted on March 4, 2013 at 4:33pm
Social media appears to be growing in functionality beyond being just a way for friends to share interests. Marketing professionals, for example, generally accept that getting their product or service shared and discussed among connected individuals is now a solid and preferred part of any business' promotional plan. Facebook and Twitter have become an essential part of many marketing campaigns.
The power of social media is also playing a factor in career development. Sharing career…Continue
Posted on February 15, 2013 at 3:38pm