Monthly Archives: November 2019

Happy Thanksgiving to all

First of all, I’d like to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving, wherever you are. Given that this is a holiday, we’ll be taking a few days off from publishing our curated articles. I hope this doesn’t cause anyone any agita! Please look for our next post on Monday, December 2, 2019.

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5 Signs That Instantly Identify Someone With Good Leadership Skills – inc.com article

For starters, do you foster a culture of transparency? By Marcel Schwantes Founder and Chief Human Officer, Leadership From the Core Twitter: @MarcelSchwantes Leadership – whatever that means – can sink a company, or make it fly. Let’s explore this set of ideas to see what Marcel Schwantes believes. Looks like a good set of […]

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How you can benefit from changing jobs every four years – Monster.com article

Daniel Bortz, Monster contributor As a career coach, I am often asked whether a person should stay in a job even if they do not like it. The answer is, frankly, a question – “what is your level of dislike?” All life situations are on a spectrum from “Hate it-to-Love it.” I’d also prefer to […]

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What jobs are affected by AI? Better-paid, better-educated workers face the most exposure – Brookings Institute whitepaper

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have a large impact on the working public. Here is a study based on research that discusses which roles will be impacted and which will not. Better to be prepared for this than not. In a nutshell, start looking now at how your position and career trajectory may (will?) be impacted […]

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Low-wage work is more pervasive than you think, and there aren’t enough “good jobs” to go around – Brookings Institute whitepaper

With the exception of some very specific job classes, low-wage jobs for the unemployed (or underemployed) are very common. About 44% of the American workforce makes about $18,000/year. That’s about 53 million Americans between the ages of 18 and 64. https://www-brookings-edu.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2019/11/21/low-wage-work-is-more-pervasive-than-you-think-and-there-arent-enough-good-jobs-to-go-around/amp/

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You’ve Been Passed Over for a Promotion. Now What? – FORTUNE magazine article

By Anne Fisher ADP has done a study about the level of turnover when someone on a team gets promoted. Not surprisingly, turnover usually spikes among the other team’s members. https://fortune.com/2019/06/17/passed-over-for-promotion/

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New Overtime Rules Start January 1, 2020. Are You Ready? – inc.com article

By Suzanne Lucas “Evil HR Lady” Anyone making less than $646 per week must receive overtime–and even some people making more. If you earn less than $35,548 per year, or $646 per week, these new overtime rules may apply to you. Keep track of your hours, just in case. https://www.inc.com/suzanne-lucas/new-overtime-rules-start-1-january-2020-are-you-ready.html

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