September 14, 2016

Feeling Confused About Your Career Direction?

If you are, it’s not surprising. With the rapid changes and upheavals in technology, globalization, demographics, health, and the economy, new careers are constantly cropping up, while others are contracting. This wild west of 21st century careers presents opportunities and challenges to designing and thriving in a career path.This reality applies to you whether you’re in transition, currently employed or own your business or practice. No segment of the workforce is exempt: middle managers, Millennials, […]
September 13, 2016

Are You Stuck in the Gig Economy?

I’ve been meeting many unhappy people who are working part-time on a project-to- project basis as independent workers. Often their career history includes a long stint at a traditional employer with full benefits. After they were laid off, they were only able to land temporary or project work for an open-ended period or a short-term contract. They have no health benefits, no protection against discrimination, no social security, no disability and no unemployment. They are […]
September 12, 2016

How Do You Escape the Gig Economy

My last post asked you to examine if you were stuck in the gig economy. The truth is that the job market is risky for everyone, no matter how much education or experience you have. The good news is that the same forces of globalization, technological, political and demographic change are creating new ”emerging occupations”. What these new fields have in common is that they are fast-growing, satisfying and lucrative for people who are willing […]