Archive | November, 2012

Book Review: So Good They Can’t Ignore You (Cal Newport)

Sick of your current occupational path?  Looking to make a change?  Racking your brain trying to figure out what you’re passionate about, so you can build a successful career around it? If so, I’ve got news for you — Georgetown University professor Cal Newport, author of So Good They Can’t Ignore You, thinks you’re going […]

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Age Discrimination: One Employer’s Rationalization

Hope everybody has some relaxing plans in store for the Thanksgiving holiday — and since I’m just getting ready to head out of town, myself, I thought I’d pass along an interesting blog thread regarding age discrimination that a client of mine recently brought to my attention. In the first link, below, you’ll see a […]

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Investing in Adult Education: 7 Questions to Ask

Let’s face it.  There’s a world of difference between going to school when you’re 21 years old and investing in education when you’re a bit farther along in life’s journey.  Compared to somebody just starting out on their professional career path, middle-age adults often need to examine their training options with greater care, not only […]

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Cheaply, Perfectly & Immediately

Those of us in the 40+ age bracket may still remember the days of the Sears Wish Book, when children across the country (including myself) would start anticipating the holiday season months in advance and poring over glossy colored photos in the Sears catalog, picking out gifts to add to our Christmas list.  You had […]

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6 Job Search Tips Due for “No-Brainer” Status

Occasionally, people ask me what methods I use to come up with the blog topics I write about.  And while I tend to derive inspiration from a number of different sources, I tell people that there’s one primary mantra I try to follow every time I pull an article together: “What can I write about […]

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