Tag: career balance
Do you live for the weekends? Do you hate Monday mornings? Are you majorly stuck in a rut or in a job you hate? You may not even hate your job but you just know that you are so much better than what you are doing right now and you want a bigger challenge.
In the … Read More »
MuniNet Guide a municipal research website focusing on state and local government, U.S. demographic and employment trends, public finance, and municipal bonds; highlighted a recent report on cities with the highest job satisfaction. Topping the Glassdoor Employment Satisfaction Report Card are San Jose and San Francisco, home to five of the companies that made Glassdoor’s … Read More »
What is career happiness? We all strive for it but it often feels elusive.
Luckily, there is a great framework created by Frank Digiammarino to help you think about career happinees “Happiness is a Balance: A Framework to Success.” Frank spoke at last year’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit about the road to happiness and what you need … Read More »
Warning: Read with care. The thoughts shared below are not intended for everyone. The ideas that follow are meant for local government public officials and career professionals who really want to make a difference.
People often comment on the significant accomplishments I have made in my life. Though I am not sure any of … Read More »
Aging baby boomers, coupled with early retirement incentives designed to reduce salary loads, are swelling the ranks of retired public service professionals. Despite this crop of 60’s era retirees’ declaration that they would not toil into their advanced years like their parents’ generation, and notwithstanding generous pensions, many pursue encore careers. Motives may include bolstering … Read More »
Anne-Marie Slaughter’s stunning article in Atlantic magazine, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All”, has started a new national discussion on the issues of work-life balance and gender differences. It would be impossible to sum up the perspectives of her complex and nuanced viewpoint in the few words of this column. But drawing on her … Read More »