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Better TV: Bulletproof Your Job

In advice, interview, media, tv on February 3, 2009 at 6:36 pm

7 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Career

In advice, article, interview, media, news on January 28, 2009 at 7:10 am


As the economy sinks further into a recession — one that the Federal Reserve has now indicated will be longer and deeper than previously thought — job security for most Americans has quickly evaporated.

According to minutes from the Fed’s December meeting released Tuesday, the unemployment rate is expected to rise significantly into 2010, to a level higher than the 6.5% to 7.3% range the agency projected at its October meeting.

The unemployment rate, which hit 6.7% in November, is already at its highest in 25 years. Gus Faucher, director of macroeconomics at Moody’s, expects it to peak at more than 9% in the first half of 2010 — a jump that would be similar in severity to that during the double-dip recession in the early 1980s (see table). “Businesses are certainly going to be cutting back,” Faucher says.

Unemployment Rates Through the Years

At 6.7%, November’s unemployment rate is still nowhere near its peak of 10.8% in late 1982,
but economists predict it could get there by the first half of 2010.

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WJR Interview with Paul W. Smith

In interview, media, radio on January 26, 2009 at 10:44 pm


Check out my recent radio interview on WJR.  In it I talk with host Paul Smith about the major points within my book.

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The Brad Brooks Show

In announcement, interview, media, radio on January 11, 2009 at 7:03 am


Check out my interview with Brad Brooks.  We answer the question of, “How do you succeed at work and ensure that your job is ‘safe’?”  We also discuss things like “developing a Viagra handshake” and how to find out if your company is for sale. Does your boss tell you that there are no office politics?

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Bulletproof Your Job Now in Korea!

In article, interview, media, news, newspaper on January 6, 2009 at 1:54 pm


Check out a recently authored article in Korea’s 3rd largest newspaper, The Chosun Daily.

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Podcast: Dodging the Layoff Bullet – Be Visible, Be Easy, Be Useful, Be Ready…

In interview, radio on November 19, 2008 at 6:44 am

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How to Protect Your Job in a Stormy Industry

In interview, media, newspaper on September 22, 2008 at 5:30 pm

I was recently interviewed by New York Time’s Career Couch columnist Phillys Korkki.

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Entry Level Careers Examiner

In interview, media on September 22, 2008 at 5:01 pm

I was recently interviewed by Heather Huhman;’s Entry Level Careers Examiner.

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