How To Answer The Mid-Career Question, ‘What Should I Do Next?’

How To Answer The Mid-Career Question, ‘What Should I Do Next?’

“What should I do next?” I hear this question a lot. After running a company designed around the new world of work for the past decade, I’ve had hundreds of discussions with people in the middle of their careers who feel stuck, unhappy, disengaged or confused — and who are looking for a better path. A group studying job satisfaction in the U.K. suggests the mid-career slump is “U-shaped” — meaning, our satisfaction with our work peaks at the beginning and end of our careers, but often dips in the…

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Cong MLA`s question on minority students` scholarship omitted

Cong MLA`s question on minority students` scholarship omitted

Ahmedabad: A Congress MLA on Wednesday alleged that his question on Union government`s scholarship to pre-matric minority students was omitted from the list of questions in the state Assembly as the Gujarat government did not want upliftment of the minority communities. Congress MLA from Shahpur, Gyasuddin Sheikh`s question on utilisation of funds under Union government`s scholarship to pre-matric minority students was dropped at the last moment from the list of questions in the Assembly yesterday. “The government does not want betterment of the minority community in the state,” Sheikh alleged….

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5 Ways to Avoid Answering the Worst Job Interview Question, ‘What’s Your Salary History?’

5 Ways to Avoid Answering the Worst Job Interview Question, ‘What’s Your Salary History?’

First things first: anyone who tells you that you can always dodge the salary history question is probably trying to sell you something. The reality of the situation is that sometimes, you just can’t wriggle out of answering this question – not if you want to stay a viable candidate for the job. But, that doesn’t mean that you should name your price right away. You might be able to get the hiring manager to focus on the future, not the past, and that’s what you’re hoping for. (Photo Credit:…

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