I recently read an article about a Swedish philosophy – Lagom – that changed my view on life. It translates as “just the right amount.” The concept is not new, but applicable to many things in our lives, especially how we look at work and making money. Lagom means knowing when enough is enough…Read More
Some have said that the “Great Rehire” is akin to throwing a pack of cards in the air. Eventually, you can put the deck back together, but not everyone will end up in the same spot. In this job market, we’re in the “putting-the-deck-back-together” stage. I attended a webinar recently that I’m hoping has…Read More
We’ve all heard the stereotypes about each generation: Boomers are tech inept, Gen X-ers are cynical, Millennials are entitled and Gen Z-ers are job hoppers addicted to technology.
But is any of that true? Specifically, I wanted to know more about Gen Z and their career motivations since they are expected to make up 30% of the workforce by 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Individuals born between 1997 and 2012 are in Gen Z, according to a recent study by Insider Intelligence.Read More
With New Year’s resolutions in full swing, fitness tracker purchases have ballooned. According to Google Trends, searches for “fitness trackers” are at the highest they’ve been since January of last year.
I also own and religiously use my Fitbit to track my steps, food, activity levels and even my sleep. But I recently learned from an Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Atlanta chapter virtual event, that the tech used for my Fitbit is used for so much more than simply tracking steps.Read More
I recently came across this article in Forbes that struck a nerve. Now, I view Forbes as a trusted news source and reference it all the time. They have great articles about job searching and the job market. But with this one about working with a recruiter, they definitely got it wrong.Read More