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Not only are few companies creating jobs, others are trimming their payrolls. Together that's made job security a precious commodity.
Scientists have discovered neural pathways that seem to correlate with the kinds of people who deal well with financial risk, but even the very definition of risk gets pulled apart by experts.
Even in a nation with 9.1 percent unemployment , German conglomerate Siemens says it is still having a hard time filling 3,000 jobs in the U.S.
By facing impermanence, daily, you deepen your appreciation for everyday life. That's what Steve Jobs believed. "Remembering that you are going to die," he said, "is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you having something to lose."
"When we charge directly for our goals, we have big, ugly crashes. Instead we must learn to zigzag," the author writes as explains in this guest post the concept behind his new book, "The Zigzag Principle."
Michael Lewis, acclaimed author of "Moneyball", "The Big Short", "The Blind Side", "The New, New Thing" and the iconic "Liar's Poker" is now out with his latest book, "Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World" - an illuminating look at the global financial meltdown.
"While leadership turnover continues to be a problem, it’s not a new problem. However, those starting new assignments in today’s economy are under even more pressure to perform – and fast," and this author has a 100-day action plan.
In this guest blog, the author of "End of Progress" writes, "We have abandoned Adam Smith's sort of economics. In the technology and many other sectors, companies have generated huge profits because of a lack of competition. In the finance sector, profits have been excessive because of a lack of regulation."
Seth Godin author of the new book, "We Are All Weird" asks in this CNBC guest post, "Do you want to create for and market to and embrace the fast-increasing population that isn’t normal? In other words, which side are you on—fighting for the status quo or rooting for weird?"
Real innovation isn’t common in higher education, especially at the most prestigious schools.
How would you change your life, the way you work, the way you play if you thought of yourself as a business? The author of "Innovation You" has some suggestions on how to bring out your very best on the job and in life.
LinkedIn surveyed 17,000 office workers around the globe about pet peeves, and discovered what unites us and what divides us.
"Our national dialogue is finally starting to allow space for questioning some of these once-sacrosanct myths about higher education," the author writes adding, "People are looking for alternatives. Cheaper, faster, quicker alternatives, which don’t require debt, or time off from careers."
US small businesses are optimistic about their business prospects, but are concerned about the economy and what the future will bring.
For decades, we have often heard that the journey to career success requires a college degree. While we all want the best for our children, as parents, it is imperative that we pause to examine the educational myth that permeates society and choose whether or not to perpetuate this mentality.
Most of us fully appreciate the importance of a brand to companies like McDonalds, FedEx, or Apple. But, what do people mean when they talk about personal brands? And, why exactly do you need a brand, anyway? This author explains why having a personal brand is so important.
In a deeply divided nation, the one thing we can agree upon is the need for jobs. The economy cannot recover until millions of people are put back to work and consumer spending once again flows. But it’s doubtful that any meaningful job-spurring policy will surmount the political gridlock in Washington.
Some jobs generally thought of as “normal,” or even boring, pay very well and have many great qualities that are easily overlooked, according to CareerCast.com.
A basic problem in human relations, says psychologist Daniel Gilbert, is that we see ourselves from inside-out, but see everyone else from outside-in.
The author of the Perfectionist's Handbook writes, "trying to do everything well - and exerting the same level of detail, effort, and energy to all your endeavors - leaves you feeling stressed and exhausted all of the time, and as though you never get to work on what is most meaningful to you."