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Umm yeah. If you're a frequent reader of this blog or my posts on Medium or you listen to the podcast regularly, none of what LI is reporting should be a surprise to you. "Job seekers wish they started sooner By Cate Chapman, Editor at LinkedIn News Job switchers,...

Does “global societal collapse” sound pretty drastic? Admittedly, it does. And who knows — perhaps this information was leaked so that most people will shrug their shoulders and say, “Pfft. That sounds like doomscrolling / fear porn / gloom & doom” and then tune it...

[buzzsprout episode='11649266' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 11/7 - 11/11. ✔️ Post midterms we see a tale of two economies. People'r'doin' great and inflation is coming down - but ha ha not really. ✔️Also: mortgage rates are going down but banks are looking for a bailout. So which...

[buzzsprout episode='11640197' player='true'] Last week, a couple of important yet relatively unnoticed articles popped up on MarketWatch: "Hedge-fund giant Elliott warns looming hyperinflation could lead to 'global societal collapse'" and "A U.S. labor shortage is planting the seeds for lots of layoffs. Here's how." Even though...

Remember the economists who tried to gaslight everyone saying there would be no mass layoffs in Q4? Yeeeahhhh . . . Yet another reason why I say: if you wait to be officially told there's an economic mess a'brewing, you've waited too late IMO. "Meta is laying off...

Image created by me on Canva   WFH hit pieces aren't new. Likewise with RTO fluff pieces. The anti-WFH narrative seems to have shifted to "WFH productivity is self-reported so, ya know, c'mon back to the office now." I noticed it popping up on LinkedIn first and...

[buzzsprout episode='11635964' player='true'] On September 1st, I published the episode, "Whatever Happened to the Middle Class American Dream?" Apparently now, even the MSM is asking that question. Better late than never, I guess. Key topics: ✔️ "The American middle class is experiencing the biggest wealth drop since the...

During my first iteration of self-employment that failed, I saw plenty of that. I’d listen to just about any so-called coach, advisor, or guru I could find in the hopes that someone, somewhere could produce a magical solution to my problems. None of them did,...

[buzzsprout episode='11603951' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 10/31 - 11/4. ✔️ So...