Where Are All The Great Careers? Hiding Right Here.

Rich Gee Group

We all know the common and famous careers out there. Did you know there are many great career paths that are ‘hidden’ from the normal news mainstream? The average salary for a welding engineer is $48K to $101K. Decent career path to management or senior tech.

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How to Beat Mid-Career Malaise

Harvard Business Review

” These questions are especially agonizing for mid-career professionals who may be searching for fulfillment while juggling demands at home and intense financial pressures to earn. How should you address a mid-career crisis? Mid-career malaise runs deep. Even people who have achieved a great deal of career success aren’t immune to these feelings, says Whitney Johnson, an executive coach and the author several books including Build an A-Team.

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When to Leave Your Company to Advance Your Career

Harvard Business Review

Talented managers often get frustrated by their pace of career advancement, sign on with a new company, and run into the same problems that were an obstacle in their prior organization. Career planning Managing yourself

2011 ASA Deming Lecture by Roger Hoerl – Need Any Country be Poor?

Deming Institute

I’d like to focus on a few areas of Dr. Deming’s career that perhaps are under appreciated, not talked about as much as some other areas. Roger also discusses the idea of statistical engineering and the difference between engineering and science.

Getting Past a Career Setback: An Example and a Test

Harvard Business Review

Managers often think about their careers in terms of winning and losing. But what about those whose careers are sidetracked or derailed when passed over for a key assignment or big promotion? Are these “losers” out of the running for career advancement, or can they regain their footing, refocus their sights, and continue to rise? Very few managerial careers proceed upward in a straight line. The lesson here is that careers aren’t just about “winning.”

Boost Your Career with Social Media: Tips for the Uninitiated

Harvard Business Review

There is a lot of advice out there about keeping your online activity from hurting your career. To make the most of social media to further your career, you need to make a conscious choice to use it for professional purposes, understand what your goals are, and then actively manage your digital footprint. When it comes to advancing your career, there are three things social media is particularly suited for: Building your personal brand. "It

The Skills Gap That's Slowing Down Your Career

Harvard Business Review

Career speed bumps (much like their counterparts in the road ) can take you by surprise. Take not having the right credentials, one common career speed bump. It's easy to ignore if you are speeding along in your career with the same employer, but suddenly losing your job can send you careening out of control. The same can be true if you are in an engineering job without the right credentials, or a senior finance job without an MBA or an advanced degree in finance.

No, the Best Science Students Aren’t Becoming Financiers

Harvard Business Review

A lot of people are worried about the career choices of today’s most talented science and engineering students. That said, it’s easy to see where the concerns come from: Finance was the most popular industry among MIT graduates entering the labor market, with 8.4%

How to Build ROPE Teams in Sales Organizations

Leading Blog

And then I put those lessons to work in my own business and climbing careers. Our Inside ROPE teams were comprised of colleagues in our company’s marketing, accounting, finance, engineering, support, purchasing, and other functional units. But the members of your team will be much more likely to go the extra mile if you demonstrate a sincere commitment to helping them succeed in their own careers.

Why CEOs have Liberal Arts Degrees

Mills Scofield

My uncle pushes engineering. History, philosophy, sociology, or any liberal arts degree will not prevent me from pursuing a career in business. Even though they don’t directly align with my career aspirations, they will not take me out of the game.

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How to be Successful at Networking


People who are in professions like Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, and Engineering tend to be analytic, cautious, conscientious and describe themselves as introverts. The highly regarded Career Management Professional Dr. Charles Sodikoff, Senior Consultant with Cooperperson Performance Consulting, also describes his style as analytical and cautious. by Networking in business is a key factor to being successful.

What Private Equity Investors Think They Do for the Companies They Buy

Harvard Business Review

In particular, we are interested in how many of their responses correlate with what academic finance knows and what it teaches. ” PE firms typically take three types of value increasing actions — financial engineering, governance engineering, and operational engineering.


Why CEOs have Liberal Arts Degrees

Mills Scofield

My uncle pushes engineering. History, philosophy, sociology, or any liberal arts degree will not prevent me from pursuing a career in business. Even though they don’t directly align with my career aspirations, they will not take me out of the game.

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Facebook has 22 job vacancies for its blockchain division

HR Digest

Yet, the company’s careers page indicates 22 Facebook job vacancies for the division. Finance Analyst, Blockchain. Data Engineer, Blockchain. Software Engineer, Blockchain. Software Engineer, Blockchain (University). Security Engineer, Threat Detection and Response, Blockchain (Washington, DC or Menlo Park, California).

Leadership Matters

N2Growth Blog

Gordon Berridge: Our readers, with mining knowledge, will be will be familiar with the name Sam Walsh and Rio Tinto, but to provide a complete sketch of your background, would you please share a brief summary of your career history? (as featured in mining.com). CEO Interview: Sam Walsh.

Leadership and Product Management

Lead on Purpose

Here are the key roles that are crucial to your success as a product manager, and why they are important: Engineering/QA: The relationship with the engineering/development team is paramount for product managers.

What’s Your Time Worth? Why Pricing Matters

N2Growth Blog

Pricing impacts everything from strategy and tactics, to finance, to branding, to marketing and sales, to vendor selection and supply chain management, to recruiting and compensation, and to customer satisfaction and loyalty. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

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Can Leaders Take a Break? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Purdue is known for its bright engineers, top flight technology students, it is the alma mater of the first and last men to walk on the moon.

How Dumb Is Your Business?

N2Growth Blog

It was a pain by then but during the rest of my career that mentality has stuck with me and I found that its always easier comming up with the simple solution in the first place rather than dealing with complex workflows until you have had enough and go back to simplify it.

Five Great Ways to Earn Extra Money in 2010 :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Here’s a tip: learn about search engine optimization (SEO) techniques and use of keywords.

Business Model Architecture | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Also, a common response is to confuse a sales engine, fulfillment process, operational process, technology platform, or any number of other areas as business models, where this is not the case.

Stop Selling and Add Value | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Call me crazy, but I don’t want to talk to someone who wants to manage my account, develop my business, or engineer my sale. If you don’t engineer everything around the client, your client relationships will vanish before your very eyes.

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Why Even AI-Powered Factories Will Have Jobs for Humans

Harvard Business Review

The worker must also possess robotics and controls engineering skills, according to our analysis of Tesla’s recent recruiting efforts. Just as the internet revolution ushered in completely novel jobs — for example, web designer and search-engine optimization engineer — so will the new era of AI. Telsa, for instance, is recruiting robot engineers, computer vision scientists, deep learning scientists, and machine learning systems engineers.

Will Economics Finally Get Its Paradigm Shift?

Harvard Business Review

That evidence has just kept on piling up in finance. Economy Finance Risk management Economics is due for a paradigm shift. That’s the argument of British money manager George Cooper ’s very interesting if less-than-felicitously titled new book, Money, Blood and Revolution: How Darwin and the Doctor of King Charles I Could Turn Economics Into a Science. It is also, to be fair, something economists have been talking about for decades. Yet it keeps not happening. Why is that?

Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Over the years I have come across many self-appointed CEOs that struggle with leadership, team-building, creating a healthy culture, reading a balance sheet, understanding capital formation or financial engineering, have poor communication skills, have never built a sales force, authored a business plan, or lack any number of other requisite operational abilities.

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In further pondering this dichotomy an interesting thought came to mind – If I could genetically engineer the perfect leadership gene what qualities and characteristics would constitute the architecture of leadership DNA?

Design Matters

N2Growth Blog

Also worth noting is that there is certainly a difference between value engineering and arbitrary cost containment.

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First Impressions | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

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Family Matters | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Let me be blunt – you won’t earn anyone’s respect, at least not the respect of anyone who matters if your concern for career success overshadows your concern for the well-being of your family. Think About Your Legacy: Create a legacy that transcends your career. They work their entire career chasing some illusive form of fulfillment only to fade into the sunset with nothing more than an empty lifetime of regrets as their reward. Moreover it will eventually harm your career.

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Disruptive Business Models | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

While much has been written about corporate vision, mission, process, leadership, strategy, branding and a variety of other business practices, it is the engineering of these practices to be disruptive that maximizes opportunities.

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Realistic : Adopting a new idea should be based upon solid business logic that drives corresponding financial engineering and modeling. This may be the first time in my career that I've been accused of taking a standard management approach.:)

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What Alan Greenspan Has Learned Since 2008

Harvard Business Review

I tried to get Greenspan to talk me for my November HBR article on economics and finance since the crisis , but he said he’d promised his publisher to keep mum until the book was out, which was too late for my purposes. Greenspan had a long career as a private economic analyst and forecaster behind him when he was appointed Federal Reserve chairman in 1987. It was the form in which the asset was financed. One is finance and the other is non-finance.

Why I Challenged My Kids to Start Companies Before College

Harvard Business Review

My daughters are now in their 30s, and looking back, they agree it made them smarter about business and more satisfied in their careers. I had been an engineering manager at GE, so my areas of expertise included managing projects, inventory, and finances, all of which would be helpful.

Could a Four-Year-Old Do What Carl Icahn Does?

Harvard Business Review

And now, just after passing the average life expectancy for an American male , he seems to be in the midst of the best run of his career. stock markets over Icahn’s career, it’s a simple factual assertion — the total return on the S&P 500 has substantially outstripped economic growth. Apple Finance Skill vs. luck It’s a well-worn saying, presumably dating back to when art turned “modern”: “My four-year-old could do that.”

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Social Media Influence | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Like most things, building and maintaining your social media footprint should be engineered by design, but the truth is that most people allow it to be constructed by default.

To Blog or Not to Blog?

N2Growth Blog

I’m also not a fan of going to a blog to read third party news, press or the re-blogging of someone else’s information published for no other reason then to boost their search engine rankings.

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Top 30 Leadership Blogs 2010 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Engineering Manager with Adobe Systems).

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Remembering 9/11 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

At the same time, fighter planes were coming in low overhead, their engines echoing in the cavernous atmosphere of Manhattan.

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International Travel as Education, Adventure and Service

Chris Brady

Build your business to the point where you can afford the time and money, or work your career hard enough to earn the time off necessary, or, if you are in the years of your formal education, perhaps you could seek out some of the many study abroad programs that have become so popular.

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Social Networking: Can Someone Else do it for you? :: Women on.

Women on Business

Should You Move for a Job?

Harvard Business Review

But recent research from CareerRelocate.com and CareerBuilder shows that Americans may be more willing to move than we think: 44 percent of workers surveyed said they would be willing to relocate for a career opportunity. Highly skilled workers — especially in health care, engineering, and IT — have fared the best during the recovery. Career planning Economy Managing yourself

How to Become a Coach or Consultant After You Retire

Harvard Business Review

That’s why so many, lured by the promise of flexible hours, higher rates, and location independence, are intrigued by the idea of becoming a consultant or coach when they retire from their “official” career. Any career change is disruptive to a certain extent. that your retirement and new career might entail. Career Transitions. How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition.

A Shift in Leadership Can Make a Multi-Million Dollar Impact

Strategy Driven

We remained steadfastly committed to having all our staff from custodians, plumbers, and bus drivers to engineers, architects, and finance directors, trained in the culture we wanted to create and the culture we expected each of our people to honor.