looking for a job
While this sounds like solid advice for someone in need of a job, it isn't. Why? Because it affects your overall well-being. It also affects your effectiveness. Looking for a job shouldn't be a full-time job for those going through unemployment.
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Thanks to highly disruptive advanced technologies, jobs -- even industries -- will soon vanish, becoming remnants of a distantly remembered past. Other positions will be more efficiently done by machines, eliminating the need for human employees. This has happened before -- indeed, since the dawn of the Industrial Age -- but never in history at the same speed and scale.
A successful career is a difficult and time-consuming journey. My hope is that these principles will help you avoid a few bumps along the way.
No, we're not talking about a spiritual journey here. We're talking about visiting Google and typing in your own name.
Like every other scary thing you might be faced with in life, once you've experienced it and made it safely to the other side it's not as terrifying as when it's a big unknown. So what do you do if it happens to you?
Most of us would readily acknowledge that networking is something we should do every day -- not just when we need to. But it takes work, commitment, even generosity.