Six Steps to Kick-Start Your Career After College

I recently was asked to write an article for giving advice to college grads on how to transition into the workforce and jump start their careers. Working with college students around the country and with placement agencies, these are the six key steps that I have learned make a huge difference. I hope you […]

How to Win the Game of Loans

Too many graduates will exchange their Cap and Gown after graduation for a ball and chain, debt that will follow them around like the proverbial weights hung on Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carole.” Today, about seven in 10 college graduates leave school with debt, averaging $30,000. But it is the other three […]

How the Great Recession of 2008 Ushered in a New Part-Time Economy

There is no doubt about it, the Great Recession of 2008 changed things forever. In 2013 77% of all jobs created in the United States were part-time. In 2014 48% of all graduating college students were still unemployed six months after graduation. We are living in a new part-time or “freelancer” economy. To thrive and […]

What if more employers acted like George Bailey?

I was recently asked during a radio interview what employers could do to show greater loyalty to employees and to build a culture of long-term employment and commitment from their staff. In this part-time economy that is growing at a rapid rate since the Great Recession of 2008 many media outlets think it is people […]

Does a free education provide value?

Laurie Pickard, the founder of the “No Pay MBA” and I participated in a webinar two months ago discussing the education revolution. She was highlighted in the London Financial Times today and made this stunning comment. “I live in one of the poorest countries in Africa, and am getting a world-class business education for the price […]

Relevant Magazine

Are you just starting your career and trying to find your dream job?  Maybe you are a mid-career professional who is looking to make a transition into a new career. There are four simple things to do that will help you fast track your goals. Have a plan, develop a Freedom Fund, leverage your social […]