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Networking Can Be More Than Self-Promotion

A difficult career development concept for many to accept is the notion that networking, by which is meant the building and cultivating of a group of professionally oriented contacts, is necessary to grow and flourish a career. Many smart and … Continue reading

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Educating for Impending Careers

The vast majority of us in the United States were educated as children and young adults so that we could succeed both as citizens sustaining our democratic way of life and as productive workers able to sustain ourselves and our … Continue reading

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The Continued Evolution of LinkedIn

The professional, business, and employment social media online platform LinkedIn is at it again, but in a bigger way this time. As individuals who regularly use LinkedIn to source talent, post jobs, display professional profiles, or network with other users we … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Working Class Employment

The recent presidential election has put the demands and anger of the working class front and center in America’s attention. The economic and cultural influences brought on by encroaching globalization and automation are changing employment—and by extension many people’s lives—in … Continue reading

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The Growth of Cognitive Careers

Economies, and by extension careers, reward those human characteristics most in demand. When muscular strength was most in need during times dominated by agriculture and mechanical ability became required to develop and maintain machinery during the industrial age those capacities … Continue reading

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