Productivity in the workplace isn’t just based on teamwork and large amounts of coffee. It’s also heavily influenced by the choices you made the night before.
“A child comes to think of himself as the personality he gets recognition for or, in other words, as the set of patterns of action and habits of thought that get him out of childhood in one piece. That set, raised to adulthood, is what we are calling the calculating self.”
Most of us think of retirement age as somewhere between 62 (Social Security eligibility) and 70 (mandatory retirement age for some professions, and the age when Social Security payments max out.) But a wave of young people have decide life is too short to spend 50 years of it working.
If you’re anything like the rest of Americans, once you get that raise, you may be tempted to upgrade your life or take a long-overdue vacation. However, the best thing you can do is save more and/or pay off debt.
A great blog post by LinkedIn talks about the most-requested skills in employer job postings. I’ve re-posted it here. The post includes links to LinkedIn’s training courses. (available through a free 30-day trial; you can subscribe by the month after it ends.)
If you work for a micromanager, it’s easy to feel like giving up. After being second guessed, checked and re-checked, and getting blamed for project delays, you may want to throw in the towel. Your manager is so busy counting trees that he’s forgotten you’re even in a forest.
Happy New Year! We hope 2019 is your most successful year yet. Here are this month’s career development links.
Our partners at Flexjobs tell us that millions of workers are considering flexible jobs that allow them to work from anywhere. You may be surprised to learn that some of the opportunities they’ll find pay six figures.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, at least according to Andy Williams. For some of us, not so much. Here’s a list of resources to help you navigate the holiday season at work or in your job hunt.
I suspect micromanagers are made, not born. Somewhere along the line, they probably got burned by a project that didn’t go well.