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The Nature of Different Income Streams

When I was at Bamboo, I worked on eight to twelve courses that would have become a part of their online academy. I left Bamboo in November… and that was it. I didn’t get anymore salary, nor benefits, nor anything. I was paid while I was there, and then when I wasn’t there anymore I […]

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Innovation: Sparking Imagination With Field Trips

In my most recent Pluralsight course on innovation, one of my tips was to go on some kind of outing. The idea is that when you get out of your regular environment, and see different things and ideas and designs and solutions and even different problems, you can get out of a thinking rut. And […]

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The United States of Hipster Jobs

In the years after the global economy fell in 2008, another trend seemed to be on the rise: “hipsters,” a subculture commonly defined by its rejection of all things mainstream. Journalists would have had us believe hipsters were taking over the country one kombucha pop-up and handlebar mustache at a time — and that their presence was partly …

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Relocation: The New Tech Hiring Strategy?

We’ve heard it many times: It’s tough to hire for tech talent. While this sector is a major employer, making up almost 10% of all US jobs, 86% of hiring managers and recruiters say it’s hard to fill these roles.

To attract scarce talent, many tech companies offer increasingly unique benefits, such as on-site meals, lavish campuses and …

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Pluralsight #32: Boosting Innovation: How Leaders Can Create Innovative Teams

My 32nd course on Pluralsight is now live. You’ll only see 31 because I had one course retire (it was replaced by a more updated version). This course is pretty fun, it is titled Boosting Innovation: How Leaders Can Create Innovative Teams. This course is one hour and forty five minutes. The meat is in the […]

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JibberJobber How To: Clean Up Your Tags

Tags are… awesome! Tags help us group and slice and dice out data. I have tags for types of people (recruiters, friends, family, professional contacts, etc.), types of industries (software, Fortune 500, etc.), types of jobs (related to product management, related to executive function, etc.), and on and on. The only problem is that sometimes […]

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How much does it cost to buy something for $100?

Continuing the annual theme of income streams… today let’s talk about spending money. Let’s say you want to buy something for $100. How much money do you have to earn in order to buy it? $100? Assuming you have taxes, you would have to earn more than $100 to be able to buy something for […]

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2019 Job Search Advice From The Experts

Hannah Morgan asked a bunch of career professionals for 2019 job search and career advice. I’m in there somewhere, with my #1 piece of advice from doing this for 13 years.  Go check it out:

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Preparing for the Pink Slip (and some history)

Years ago I spoke a lot… at least twice a month I was on the road. When I spoke I’d want to go to as many job clubs as I could. The record was, I think, 13 job club presentations in 3 days in the Minneapolis area. I was exhausted, as was my voice. I […]

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Losing Your Job Feels Like a Barn Fire Destroyed Everything

Granted, I’ve never owned a barn. Nor have I ever harvested hay. So I’m not sure what losing it all to a barn fire feels like. But I can imagine. I posted this November 2nd: I can imagine the work and investment it took to plant and cultivate 150 tons of hay. The hope and […]

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