Did you know that five out of six Americans will be looking for a new job position this year? That's according to a recent survey conducted by job-placement firm Manpower. If you're planning to look for a new gig, then you might want to pay attention to some advice Executive Search Consultant Kathryn Ullrich has offered to TheCareerPioneer.com readers. Ullrich is the author of Getting to the Top: Strategies for Career Success (Silicon Valley Press, 2010), and also serves as associate … [Read more...]
Have All Your Eggs in One Basket? That’s Probably a Good Thing.
Who still says it’s wrong to put all your eggs in one basket? As kids, most of us were raised to believe that it’s absurd to expense all your energy into one discipline, that multi-tasking is a good thing, and that the more diverse your activities the greater chance you’ll end up becoming successful in at least one. We’ve all heard the figure of speech, “Jack of all trades, master at none” -- often used to reference a person who is considered a generalist, someone who has many skills but who … [Read more...]