Sunday, February 18, 2018

Low-Risk, High-Payoff Self-Employment

 Drawn from my new book, Careers for Dummies, my article today is an Un-MBA for would-be self-employed people. So much of what's taught in MBA programs about entrepreneurship is aimed at the corporate employee who wants to be intrapreneurial. But most people who want to be self-employed don't have deep pockets and so the best advice is pretty much the opposite of what they'd teach in an MBA program. 

My articles have now had 5 million page views. Thank you for reading my work. That adds much meaning to my life.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

14 Careers for Consider and 5 That Are Overrated

It is standard and probably correct that there are no best careers, only careers that are well-suited to a particular person.

But sometimes the perfect is the enemy of the good and it helps for a job-seeker to see a curated list.
My article today describes 14 careers, selected from the 340 I profile in my new book, Careers for Dummies, score high on characteristics sought by an educated readership. After describing the 14, I describe five careers I believe are overrated.

Friday, February 16, 2018

5 Preachy Pleas

Nobody likes to get preached to but sometimes, in retrospect, we're glad we got the lecture. In my article today, I offer five preachy pleas that I hope are worth your enduring.

The Best of Marty Nemko, 3rd edition (2018) is now available

The just published 3rd edition of The Best of Marty Nemko consists of the best 86 of my 3,000 nationally published articles, including in TIME, The Atlantic, Washington Post, Psychology Today, etc.  They're on improving your career, personal life, and society.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Stress Management for the Stress-Prone

Stress rolls off my wife's back. Not mine. The tips I offer in my article today, which are derived in part from my new book, Careers for Dummies, have helped me and some of my stress-prone clients. Perhaps one or more will help you.

Managing Your Time and Your Procrastination

Articles on time management and procrastination too quickly move to tactics. Often, foundational issues must be addressed. 

My article today offers following prerequisites and tactics for managing your time and procrastination. They derive from my new book, Careers for Dummies.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Four Preachy Pleas