Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's research into happiness and creativity led him to study what he calls "flow states" which is a state of complete absorption & concentration in the task at hand.
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The goal of any goal is, first and foremost, to make it realistic. Therefore, when you set a goal, it can be useful to put it through the "SMARTI Test".
The Holland Codes is a system to classify jobs into job categories, interest clusters, or work personality environments. In the Holland Model, these categories represent work personalities.
When thinking about career-development tools--from resumes to cover letters to informational interviewing to networking--and the job-search process, there are three guiding, overarching questions.
Question? Suggested Resources? Wonderful Ideas?
In her book Alone Together: Why we expect more from technology and less from each other, Turkle explores the role of technology our social and communal lives.
From 2000-2007, the richest 10% of Americans received 100% of the average income growth (the most recent extended period of economic expansion), and technology is shifting value towards "free."
David Schachter at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service developed one of the most useful, relevant, and realistic career-development tools on the market.
Skills inventories are a great way to explore and articulate your skills and abilities more fully.
The Compensation Continuum activity is a way for you to explore all the ways in which you derive compensation in your life.
Technology has become such an integral part of our lives that it can be difficult to step back and see just how pervasive it is.
Statistics about average time spent in a given position broken down by generation.
Between 2000 and 2010 the United States lost more than 5 million manufacturing jobs, amounting to nearly one-third of its manufacturing employment.
Self-Assessment Allows You To: Strategically direct your career, identify jobs and organizations that fit, authentically and specifically articulate your fit to employers.
For many years after World War II, predicting the various trajectories of the workplace was more akin to long-range weather forecasting.
Learning objectives: Identifying key online resources and career development tools, expanding online and in person networks and cultivating new relationships with potential career advocates.
Desired workplace qualities purported to describe what boomers want in the workplace. However, this list really encapsulates what most professionals desire in their work... irrespective of age.
The Resources course is the third of three classes focusing on your career development in this 21st Century Workplace.
The Talent Development Team offers a Self-Assessment course. The links are to resources used in the class.
In the 2000s, the US added 2.4 million jobs in foreign countries and cut 2.9 million jobs in the United States, according to the Commerce Department.
StrengthFinder was introduced in 2001 and has gone on to become one of the best-known assessment tools on the market.
The purpose of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality inventory is to make the theory of psychological types described by C. G. Jung understandable and useful in people’s lives.
The 21st Century Workplace is one where cultivation and development of opportunities trumps "hunting for a job".
O*NET is a free, interactive database containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.