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How Can You Endure Unsustainable Work? And Should You?

How Can You Endure Unsustainable Work? And Should You?

By Julie Norwell “HELP WANTED BADLY,” read the sign taped to the entrance of the specialty food shop. “BARISTAS, SANDWICH MAKERS, CHEESEMONGERS, ANYONE WITH A PULSE. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.” It was just one of many job advertisements spotted recently in the downtown doorways of a midsized city in...

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Consulting Can Be a Bridge to a New Career

Consulting Can Be a Bridge to a New Career

By Julie Norwell Cameron Carnegie’s career was derailed when the pandemic devastated the global airline industry. A specialist in aircraft conceptual design, he had been recently hired as senior technical advisor by a French aerospace multinational. It was an executive position, which was new...

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The Enormous Power of Weak Ties

The Enormous Power of Weak Ties

By Julie Norwell This year, the philanthropic arm of BBVA, one of the largest financial institutions in the world, honored Mark Granovetter with a coveted, international Frontiers of Knowledge Award. If you don’t know who Mark Granovetter is, you should. Especially if you’re a job seeker.  An American...

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Be a Solution, not a Job Seeker

Be a Solution, not a Job Seeker

By Julie Norwell When Peter Witke found himself unexpectedly cast into the job market at the height of the pandemic, he was worried. Peter was an accomplished international sales executive for a medical supply company. He also had had plenty of experience as a job seeker during his career, but this...

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How to Recognize a Toxic Work Culture

How to Recognize a Toxic Work Culture

By Julie Norwell When Katherine landed the job of chief population health officer at a large hospital health system, she was elated. The chief population health officer (CPHO) is the fastest growing C-suite position in the healthcare industry, as health care organizations nationwide strive to put...

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A Battle for Talent Is Reshaping the Job Market

A Battle for Talent Is Reshaping the Job Market

By Julie Norwell Do you know what the number one priority is for CEOs in the United States this year? It’s a bit of an eye-opener. Despite the persistence of Covid-19 disruptions, rising inflation, the threat of war with Russia, and a looming climate crisis, the biggest concern of CEOs this year is…attracting...

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Four Surprising Aspects of Aging and Work

Four Surprising Aspects of Aging and Work

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Ageism may not yet be on its heels, but greater awareness of our ability to counter it will make a big difference in how we experience our careers. By Julie Norwell When Hugo Vereeken’s employer shut down the entire business unit where he had worked for 11 years as a global OEM segment manager, he...

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