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Even "the perfect job" can get to be too
much, writes Mary Ellen Slayter in her Washington
Post article, "Set Limits at Work to Beat Burnout." But
it's not about the number of hours you work; it's about
the number of hours you invest compared to what you
This just in from Fast Company: Your future
is older, browner, and more feminine than you might
Fallout? Major lifestyle changes, and
huge opportunities for business. Within 10 years,
forecasters say, women and minorities will have more
cultural influence, purchasing power, and corporate
leadership than ever before.
The job market continues to improve, says
CareerBuilder.com's editor Kate Lorenz.
The top 25
occupations will account for 8 million new jobs and
about 40 percent of total job growth over the next 10
years. What's No. 1? Retail salesperson, projected to
increase by 736,000 jobs from now through 2014,
according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Get BLS's list of
the top 25 jobs for 2006
The digest version of an MBAcould it be
Company's new book The Rules of Business?
In it, the publication's writers and editors distill
major business ideas and principles into 55 essential
rules. Quotes and insights from more than 200 business
leaders, practitioners, and thinkers enhance each rule,
and each chapter features a bulleted "Fast Take"
section with specific ideas you can use in your day-to-
day work. Find out more
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