Near-Fatal Job Market Fueling Middle-Aged Suicide Rate?
Adaptability / Career Change / Challenge / Job Search / We Are Connected

Near-Fatal Job Market Fueling Middle-Aged Suicide Rate?

The New York Times recently ran an article entitled “Suicide Rates Rise Sharply in U.S.” in which the reporter, Tara Parker-Pope, relays a startling fact: “From 1999 to 2010, the suicide rate among Americans ages 35 to 64 rose by nearly 30 percent.” So, middle-agers are now filling in what once was a huge gap … Continue reading

Ridiculous Job Listings Rant: a Call For 7 Habits of Highly Effective Companies
Career Change / Job Search

Ridiculous Job Listings Rant: a Call For 7 Habits of Highly Effective Companies

It’s amazing how little money prospective employers are willing to pay for an educated, skilled employee. When I scour the Help Wanted ads, I find it amusing how many list expected pay at a whopping $10 or $15 an hour for college-educated, highly skilled staff with umpteen-number-of-years experience. For this generous salary, you–the prospective employee–must  … Continue reading