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Are Millennials Stuck in Low-Wage, Dead-End Jobs?

Career research is showing that 44% of college grads in their 20s are stuck in low-wage, dead-end jobs – the highest rate in decades – and many young people entering the job market are making less than $25,000. What can you do to turn this trend around for your own career or help someone you…

Play Your Position Podcast

In this episode of Play Your Position Podcast, Michael Alan Tate talks about what a life-giving career is. He talks about some key points from his book, The White Shirt — about knowing who you are, what your skills, interests, and values are, as well as finding the key interest in your career and how…

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How Does Your Parent’s Job Choice Impact Your Job Choice?

Sons are 2.7 times as likely to have the same job as their father compared to the rest of the population and 2 times as likely to have the same job as their mother, according to New York Times analysis. Similarly, daughters are 1.8 and 1.7 times, respectively, as likely to have the same job…

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Why Sending in Your Resume Doesn’t Get You Your Dream Job

What happens when sending in a resume in response to a posted job opening is your only strategy for finding a new or better job? Most times, nothing at all. The rush of resumes simply overwhelms the decision-maker, and no one stands out. What’s worse, 80% of available jobs don’t get posted. Resumes won’t work,…

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Is Your Job Making You Sick?

Research shows that employees in a poor job fit can experience physical health problems, stress and burnout. If you’re ready for a healthier career, begin your search here: Know What You Don’t Want What kinds of tasks and what types of environments drain your energy? Take a Bold Step Have you ever had a strong…

Working Has Health Benefits

Huffington Post Working has its health benefits – Another benefit of working into your golden years is that it may have added health benefits. Many recent studies are showing that those who work longer live longer. A 2016 study from the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found healthy adults who delayed their retirement for…

Physical Benefits of Working After Retirement

MoneyCrashers.com Working Helps You Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy – Not only can working delay the onset of age-related diseases like dementia, but keeping mentally and physically active helps you feel younger longer. Working also keep you socially active and prevents isolation, and can provide a sense of purpose. Read more >

Impact of a Bad Job Fit on Health & Happiness

Business News Daily That job you hate might be driving you crazy, but the side effects can extend far beyond your mental and emotional well-being. Research published in the journal Human Relations found that employees who stayed at organizations either out of obligation or perceived lack of other job options were more likely than other…