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  • Employee Review Time: Three Ways to Give Tough Feedback Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 12:21 PM ET

    Make sure your feedback is heard, understood, and actionable.

  • Jobs You Can Do Forever Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
    In 2010, the average U.S. worker had been with his or her employer for 4.4 years, according to the  That’s a far cry from the 20-year tenure that’s been the American worker’s ideal since time immemorial, and it’s an indicator of an uncomfortable reality -- jobs just don’t last like they used to.While it may not always be possible to stay with the same employer for a few decades, it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. No matter how the job market changes, and no matte

    Jobs just don’t last like they used to, but it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. Click to see what some of them are.

  • New- Understanding our Need for Novelty and Change

    Why are we always in search of something "new"? The author explains why we’re attracted to novelty.

  • Millionaire Teacher

    The author wonders  how many teachers or educational curriculum developers are sweating over a lack of financial education they are not sharing with their students - and how much this costs us all.

  • Taking People With You - By David Novak

    No one would argue how important it is for there to be mutual trust in the workplace - but how do you create a trusting environment? This CEO and now author has 5 tips.

  • More City of London Job Losses Coming: CBI Survey Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    Business levels are retuning to normal after four years of decline, a leading survey of financial services firms found on Monday, but there will be more job cuts in the City of London this quarter as uncertainty over the euro zone debt crisis continues.

  • 21st Century Jobs Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 5:07 PM ET
    People of a certain age can be forgiven if their predictions about life in the 21st century were way off base. Perhaps inspired by the classic film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” some may have expected space travel to be commonplace and discussions with robots to be ongoing, but alas, it has not turned out that way. The 21st century is now 12 years old, and most of the technological advances predicted by science fiction have simply not come to pass. However, some of the futuristic employment trends ma

    What follows is a list of jobs that may be prevalent in the 21st century. What they all have in common is they offer prospects to those entering the workforce for the rest of the century.

  • How to Recover After You've Lost Your Balance Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 1:54 PM ET
    Tightrope walker

    It's easy to lose your balance—in presenting, and in life - here's how to recover.

  • Strategy-for-you-200.jpg

    "New research shows that only 15% of adults have a written plan for their lives outlining their goals and the strategies for accomplishing them. The majority of people will bounce around like bumper cars this year from one meaningless thing to the next," the author says but adds, it doesn't have to be like that - here are five ways to build a Strategy for You.

  • In Search of the Executive ‘It’ Factor Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    The Power of Presence - Kristi Hedges

    There's a lot of buzz about “executive presence” these days. It’s the business "it" factor, but what exactly is "executive presence" and if you don't have it - can you get it? Yes, says this author.

  • America's Least Stressful Jobs 2012 Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 5:31 PM ET
    Bring up the idea of LEAST stressful jobs and someone is sure to jump up and declare, “Hey, how do I get one of those!” Job-search portal CareerCast has once again crunched the statistics and come up with their list of the 10 in America. “The least stressful jobs are the ones where expectations on your aren’t high and you have complete control over your day,” said Tony Lee, the publisher of and “You’re not dependent on other people to do their job for you to yours.” They’re also mostly 9 to 5 jo

    Bring up the idea of LEAST stressful jobs and someone is sure to jump up and declare, “Hey, how do I get one of those!" Read about the 10 least stressful jobs of 2012.

  • America's Most Stressful Jobs 2012 Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 5:31 PM ET
    Bring up the word stress in a conversation and you’d better clear your schedule for the next hour. A whopping 40 percent of American workers say their jobs are very or extremely stressful, according to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Of course, some jobs are more stressful than others. Job-search portal CareerCast has once again crunched the statistics and come up with their list of the 10 in America. "Not all jobs are created equal when it comes to stress levels," said

    Many of the most stressful jobs involve peril and significant hazard, whether it’s coming into contact with hazardous materials, or having other people’s lives in your hands. Think your job is on the list? FInd out!

  • Share, Retweet, Repeat - by John Hlinko

    "The term 'viral marketing' has been around so long that it’s become clichéd. However, the deeper penetration of the Internet combined with the advent of hyper-viral social-media platforms mean that the ability to go viral is now greater than ever – as is the potential reward." The key is hitting the “Viral Trifecta" and in this post, the author tells you how to do that.

  • 7 Secrets of Serial Innovators Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 12:10 PM ET
    Serial Innovators

    "Sometimes, but only sometimes, firms resist the aging process. Such firms adapt and thrive in dynamic markets; they are serial innovators; they continuously reinvent themselves; they change their industries," the author writes and offers seven ways to turn your company into a a serial innovative

  • The Progress Principle - by Teresa Amabile & Steven Kramer

    The line between professional “office” jobs and day-labor is blurring and for professionals in this position, there’s good news and bad news.

  • New Careers After 50 Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:31 PM ET
    If you want to be a model, a bike messenger or a ball boy, it pays to be young. However, if you want a job in which you’re expected to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over 50 have the advantage. They’ve been around the block a few times, and they have years of hard-earned knowledge with which no amount of postgraduate education can compete.However, job-hunters over the age of 50 may be apprehensive about what’s out there. Will they be written off prematurely thanks to ageism? Will

    It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.

  • No Significant Change Seen on Hiring: CareerBuilder CEO Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 11:56 AM ET

    Things are improving, but don't expect major increases in hiring next year, according to the annual CareerBuilder hiring forecast.

  • New Year Resolutions and ‘No Excuses’ Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 11:33 AM ET
    No Excuses

    "New Year resolutions are often only exercises in excusing your own failure—unless you resolve something you truly, authentically want for yourself," the author writes.

  • The Number That Killed Us - by Pablo Triana

    "What if I told you that the true culprit behind the 2007-2008 credit crisis and, indirectly, the current Euro crisis was a mathematical model known as Value at Risk? And what if I told you that VaR, present in the markets for more than two decades, had caused trouble before and that its obvious structural deficiencies were amply known?" In this guest post, the author writes about "The Number That Killed Us."

  • Stand Out - by Marcus Buckingham

    In this guest post the author writes, "We need to capture and share the best practices of top performers, and match those best practices with people best suited to use them. The catch is that you have to individualize."

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