This morning’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer ran an article about outplacement services, a newswire story that originated in Providence, RI. The story’s theme: Companies try to help laid-off workers get jobs by offering outplacement. These services do an inventory of skills and interests, then try to help laid-off workers find new jobs. Company spokespersons note that about […]
Midlife Career Change: Age, yes, but where’s the advantage?
We need more books about mid-career, midlife transitions. Recently I came across The Age Advantage: Making the Most of Your Midlife Career Transition, a paperback by Jean Erickson Walker, Ed.D. Walker writes straightforward “advice” with no attempt to create the jazzy style common among self-help books. It’s easy to read, although I winced at the […]
[Midlife Crisis Career Change] Book Review: Attractor Factor
During a midlife career crisis, many of us experiment with new ideas. Nearly everyone considers applying Law of Attraction principles to our lives. Attractor Factor was recommended by someone I respect, and of course I’d heard of Joe Vitale, so I put aside my skepticism and began reading. If you’ve been walking around feeling negative, […]