Archive for July, 2013

Lose your job?

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Losing a job happens to almost everybody at one time or another. You know what you have to do — find a new job, and pronto!

However, there are also a few things you should not do.

Power at work

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Maybe you think you don’t have any. But you do! No matter your level or job title, you have the ability to claim (and enhance) a measure of power for yourself at any job.

Go to “The 7 sources of workplace power” and you’ll see how.

The secret to job security

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

You may think job security has gone the way of vinyl records and, to a large degree, you are right. Who nowadays graduates from college, stays with the same company for 40 years, and then retires with a gold watch?

However, there is still quite a lot you can do to hang on to your job until you are ready to let go.

The secret is to take some tips from a segment of the workforce that has never enjoyed much job security: freelancers. Check out “Why everyone needs to work like a freelancer” over at the Seattle Times today.

Looking for a job backward?

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Don’t laugh. A lot of people go about job hunting in exactly this way. Sometimes they even get lucky and it works.

Still. Wouldn’t it be better to make your own luck? Today. Seattle Times.