Bright Outlook Careers

What are careers with a bright outlook? It can mean that the career is fast-growing. Such careers are expected to grow much faster than the average with an employment increase of 22 percent or more … [Read more...]

Occupational Info Overflowing

Have you heard about O'Net?  It is the interactive online Occupational Information Network sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor.  Put more simply, O'Net is overflowing with info on … [Read more...]

Work You Have Never Heard Of

I listen to a radio show called On Being. On that program, I heard mention of a field called Environmental Humanities. What is that, I wondered. It sounded intriguing. I learned that it is part of a … [Read more...]

Perform Your Work Life Large!

As a career coach, I encourage my clients to play large. In this job market, anxiety or caution can make you play small. Regardless of how you feel, this is  a time to play bigger. If you are … [Read more...]

Should You Job Seek Abroad?

As a life/work coach, I follow career trends.  An emerging trend is that the American job search is more often global. Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, testified to Congress that the … [Read more...]

Do You Need A Four Year Degree?

According to a Harvard University School of Education report released this year, the U. S. needs to learn from several European countries which provide strong education and career tracks as … [Read more...]

Do You Need A Union?

We live in a job market that is changing so rapidly nobody knows how to handle it. Production can be highly automated in many factories and offfices. Employers can have much higher output with many … [Read more...]

Not Your Parents’ Work World

I heard President Obama say something memorable to high school grads.  I believe no previous American President has ever said this to American kids. Obama told these young Americans that they would be … [Read more...]

Short term work is a growing employer choice

Will you become a long-term, short-term worker? Statistics point toward that possibility. According to the Bureau of Labor Stats (BLS), more than 25% of all U. S. private-sector jobs added in 2010 … [Read more...]