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

SERENDIPITY SERIES: It’s Always Sweeter the 2nd Time Around
Career Change / Serendipity / SERENDIPITY SERIES / Transition / Writing

SERENDIPITY SERIES: It’s Always Sweeter the 2nd Time Around

IF . . . IF I hadn’t volunteered for the internship. IF the possibility for a job there hadn’t evaporated with the unexpected events that caused a hiring freeze. IF I hadn’t gone to that association meeting in place of my internship supervisor, this all wouldn’t be happening. IF I hadn’t ‘missed out’ on sitting … Continue reading