This week, young workers are leaving their jobs for practical reasons, Americans of all ages prefer jobs they love, and 'purpose' can be found outside of work. Time for a New Job Young workers from the "Z" and Millennial Generations have been the targets of harsh stereotypes about their perceived lack of loyalty to employers.… Continue reading The Job Hop Method
The ‘New Normal’ is not Normal
It is not normal to be mentally ill. It is not normal to be unhappy. It is not normal to be isolated from fellow human beings. A 'new normal' in which influential thought leaders attempt to re-engineer the social fabric of the human species should be met with scrutiny. As more data shows that mental health is worsening, that scrutiny should intensify.
Is Higher Education a Dying Institution?
US colleges no longer advance free speech principles, higher education may be dying, and most people’s career paths are “non-linear.”
No More Isolation
Social isolation exacerbates mental health issues, lower-wage workers get the biggest salary increases, and spreadsheets are sexy.
Suspended Ethics and TikTok
Ethical lines recede, fewer Americans trust the news media, and higher education is becoming an illiberal institution.
The Evolution of Work
Workers adapt to the changing professional landscape, Gen Z prefers iPhones, and employee leaves of absence are on the rise.
Confessions of a Personal Improvement Junkie
For an unscrupulous guru to successfully captivate their followers, it is necessary to exploit inner feelings of inadequacy. A scrupulous guru will set their followers free to improve on their own accord. Unfortunately, the latter is both harder to sell and to monetize than the former.
The Anatomy of a Layoff
This week, a memo sparks outrage about how large companies conduct layoffs, commuting daily may be good for you, and teenage mental health spirals out of control.
The State of the Workplace (S.T.O.W.)
SHRM releases its State of the Workplace report, manners and decency at work yields power, and U.S. colleges continue to over promise and under deliver.
The New Normal
The 'new normal' is great if you like remote work, CEOs take pay cuts, and finding truth isn't as simple as you might think.