Christmas depression? – Not Again

Holidays are often a time of joy and celebration, but for some people they are anything but. One of the things that makes Christmas more difficult is that there tends to be a long build-up about it; the shops are full of decorations and gifts and there’s a bombardment of media during the holidays showing images of smiling families and friends, people at parties eating and drinking seemingly without a care.

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Navigating Retirement in an Age of Uncertainty

This article is written by Career Money Life Certified Supplier, Sophie Gelski, Retirement Coach and Director of Navigating Retirement. You can view the original article here.

‘May you live in interesting times’ a Chinese proverb proclaims.

We are indeed witnessing seismic shifts—especially in the field of technology— that are reshaping society before our eyes. Privately however, I and I am assuming quite a few of us from the baby boomer generation, hanker for those golden days when society tailored our life-paths and guided us down well-established paths of adult life.

No longer! Today, each of us must design his/her own path. Lifetime employment and structured jobs are things of the past.

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Bashinsky weighs in on freelance marketplaces

This article is originally published in the HRD magazine.

The Australian workforce is shifting. Freelance marketplaces or open talent networks (OTN) present a brilliant opportunity for workers to have more enjoyment and autonomy in their career, whilst also empowering businesses to increase efficiency.

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If You Can’t Find a Spouse Who Supports Your Career, Stay Single

This article is written by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox. You can view the original article here.

I was at a dinner with eight highly successful professional women recently, ranging in age from 35 to 74. Their stories were typical of research I have been conducting on dual-career couples.

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