Most In-Demand Jobs

The team at BetterTeam.com has created an infographic about which jobs will be most in demand over the… Continue reading “Most In-Demand Jobs”…

The End of an Era

Pearson says that the problem we’re facing is that many people have not recognized that we’ve entered a fourth economic period. That means we’re still investing in what worked in the previous period, and those investments are producing dramatically diminished returns. Continue reading “The End of an Era”…

The Cobra Effect

They go on to describe one of the worst effects of cultures that are low on motivation and managed by a team that believes in external (indirect) motivation. They call it the Cobra Effect, and it’s a classic (and hilarious) example of incenting the wrong thing. Continue reading “The Cobra Effect”…

Self-Employed is the New Working

Workers are creating their own jobs through consulting or contract work while waiting for a full time job to appear, and in some case, as a permanent solution. Continue reading “Self-Employed is the New Working”…

Best Jobs of 2015

Each Year, U.S. News and World Report generates a list of the best jobs for the coming year. The occupations selected are those the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will grow the most between 2012 and 2022. Those top 100 jobs, from the industries of business, creative, construction, health care, social services and technology, are then ranked based on projected openings, rate of growth, job prospects, unemployment rates, salary and job satisfaction. Continue reading “Best Jobs of 2015”…

Constant Career Planning

McGrath, who is a professor at Columbia Business School, says that what she calls “transient advantage” - constantly innovating and trying to determine which skills will be most valuable next—is what will make you successful over time in your career. Continue reading “Constant Career Planning”…