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How to Recession-Proof Your Career

LinkedIn News reported today, “A clear majority of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal now say they expect the U.S. to enter a recession within the next 12 months. The latest tally shows 63% predicting a recession in the next year, a big jump from July’s 49%.” If.

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Three Trending LinkedIn Phrases I’m Tired of Hearing

The language is always the tell. The subjects we talk about and the words we choose tell our team, our organization, and the world what’s important. Changes in language often precede changes in priorities – a shift in wording is an early indicator that the landscape is shifting. Nowhere.

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The Great ReThink: What the Last 12 Months Mean for the Future of Talent

Great resignation, great reshuffle, the “big quit,” whatever your chosen vernacular, represent an outcome. What actually prompted corporate America’s mass exodus is something else: a great ReThink. It’s what is sitting underneath the outcome. Usually, a ReThink happens on an individual level. If you go through a traumatic event,.

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LinkedIn Gave the Entire Company the Week Off. Here’s what we can learn from that.

Starting today, the majority of LinkedIn’s 15,900 employees worldwide are getting a paid week off. I’ve been a LinkedIn Learning (course) author for the last 5 years and have been fortunate to work with many of LinkedIn’s internal teams as well. I know firsthand, LinkedIn has always played the.

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What Happens If No One Needs Health Insurance?

Why do you go to work? If you ask most people, they’ll say, I need the money.  But the answer expands a bit if you ask people who work for a large company, or the government.  Dig a little deeper and you’ll find many people work for big organizations.

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Who is the Real Leader?

Is it someone with a specific title, a handful of direct reports, or just a lot of experience? As organizational hierarchies fade and teams become more wide than they are deep, the need to lead without formal authority is on the rise. One mistake I see a lot high.

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Why Banks Struggle to Make You Care

What kind of a relationship do you have with your bank? Below is the true story of my daughter’s experience with her bank. Spoiler alert, it doesn’t end well. In terms of a prospect, I was a layup.    I have a checking account with one of the big banks..

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The Two Rewards of Low-Cost High-Gain Favors

Could you do me a favor?  It’s a common phrase, but it’s packed with meaning. Most of us like to do favors.  But we’re often uncomfortable asking for favors. I had to ask a favor recently, from someone I didn’t know.  It got me thinking about how asking and.

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Would You Get 3 Out Of 5 Stars?

What if everyone who interacted with you had the opportunity to rate your performance? Guess what? They already do. Peruse LinkedIn, Glassdoor and Yelp, and you’ll see personal comments on everyone from CEOs to a specific waitress at a coffee shop. RateMyProf.com changed the game on professors by giving.

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