Networking Can Maximize the Search for Good Hires I was talking to a friend who is the vice president for business development at his company. He was looking for a new project manager. “If you hear of anyone who may fit the qualifications, have them contact me,” he said. I asked him why couldn’t he find someone through the regular
Following up last week’s entry on the risk of drug and alcohol abuse in wealthy families, the second risk from growing up in an affluent family I see among second- and third-generation family members is an overall sense of being “lost” in life. I frequently “interact with” individuals who have been raised in a wealthy environment, and they really don’t
As I continue to work with families across the country, as well as locally, one of the most common challenges facing young people (and the most common daily life concern voiced by their parents) is the struggle of finding a job. It can be a high school or college student looking for a summer job, college graduates looking for full-time
Recently, I am working with more and more young adults who are finding it difficult to find jobs in their desired career path. And it doesn’t really matter what area they are in — business, education, computer science, marketing, graphic design. Some are recent college graduates (as in 2007), while others have been out of school for a while. Some
Our culture is information saturated.Â In fact, I would say many of us are information addicts.Â We think we need to know more, or at least the latest information, before we make a decision or act.Â The problem is — there is so much information available and it is coming at us so quickly, we really can’t know everything on
Given the time of year â€“ early fall, with classes starting up at many colleges and universities â€“ it is time for the media blitz on â€œthe college questionâ€. Different media sources frame the question in different ways. Foxnews.com has had a series recently on the topic, including â€œIs college worth the money?â€ and â€œChoosing a College: Liberal Arts vs.