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How are ideas created for posts? Good question and it is different every time. Just today I wanted to write my 1st longer post in 2018 and was thinking about a good topic. During the day I did share several articles in Facebook, LinkedIn, XING and Google+ and will select some of them for today's topic below. To finish the year 2017 the best World Economic Forum articles and a really funny story about statistics:
- Our 10 most-read articles of 2017 https://medium.com/world-economic-forum/our-10-most-read-articles-of-2017-5ec64ed2fac8
- And the winner of the international statistic of the year is… https://medium.com/world-economic-forum/and-the-winner-of-the-international-statistic-of-the-year-is-f89503721b9
A great year 2017 now finished - for me personally I was really happy with it. Definitely some hard times and not so nice experiences during my job search, but with the decision to become self-employed and to kick it off as a right placement advisor - it was really getting much better. A lot of new stuff to learn and a different way of working and living. Now Work-Life Fusion instead of Work-Life Balance (thanks for Jurgen Appelo for bringing up this nice phrase, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3YbOTtWpRg for example.
For the young new year 2018 some hints and basic learning material to start with:
- How Small Steps, Not Big Goals, Will Keep You Motivated in the New Year https://heleo.com/conversation-how-small-steps-not-big-goals-will-keep-you-motivated-in-the-new-year/17589/?utm_source=newsletter_the_lift&utm_campaign=1_2_18
- Explaining Agile with Steve Denning https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2016/09/08/explaining-agile/#5e1971cd301b
And finally one of my favorite topics, 50+ guys looking for a new job, when everybody is talking about the "War for Talent" or the "Lack of skilled employees". A lot of companies are still complaining about an empty job market, and too many are ignoring the large community of the 50+ up to 65+ employees. Who have difficulties to get a new job, but are still requested to work for another 10+ years before their official retirement age. Crazy times and a lot of blind spots everywhere. Could be a great opportunity for right placement advisors? I will be looking into this topic during 2018. I found two great articles related to this topic, but both are in German language only, sorry for that 😙:
Gibt es ihn nun, „den“ Fachkräftemangel? Klares ja! Aber eben nicht in allen Berufen und Regionen… https://blog.recrutainment.de/2017/12/28/gibt-es-ihn-nun-den-fachkraeftemangel-klares-ja-eben-nicht-in-allen-berufen-und-regionen/
Arbeitslos mit 57 Jahren - Herr Rohrmann, was wurde aus Ihrer 7000-Kilometer-Wanderung? http://www.spiegel.de/karriere/arbeitslos-mit-57-so-fand-ein-aussendienstmitarbeiter-einen-neuen-job-a-1184702.html?xing_share=news
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. Aldous Huxley, English - Novelist July 26, 1894 - November 22, 1963