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4 Social Media Rules To Help Reinvent Your Career

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Many of us in the boomer generation are emerging from decades in corporate jobs where the new world of social media may have only been tangential to our work. We are looking at reinventing ourselves with encore careers, and we will need social media skills to get those jobs.

Why 'Retirement' Is A Dirty And Dangerous Word

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Retirement has gone from being an expected right and privilege to a broken promise and a cruel joke. No use crying over spilled milk, but let's stop talking about Retirement as if it's going to happen -- or at least as if it's going to happen the way they told us it was going to happen.

My Surprising Conversation With Dick Fuld (Yes, That Dick Fuld) and the Future of America

Peter Sims | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

Now, America has long been an exceptionally redemptive society. Even if you screw up really badly, if you are willing to reflect long and hard, learn from your mistakes, and demonstrate a commitment to a larger purpose than your own ego, you can emerge on the other side and begin anew.

Sipping Some Gen-X Lemonade

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Squeezing is not always a bad thing, especially when it helps us to make lemonade out of lemons. For Gen-Xers, the squeeze may be the push that we need to make ourselves that much more qualified and efficacious in leading 21st century change.

When Did Gen-X Get Old?

TueNight | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
TueNight

You hover just above this new group of 20-something adults, a huge swath of team-players inclined towards a sharing economy and igniting a war on your experience. They see a world where the playing field has leveled; you still see one where there's a hierarchy to rebel against.

Tattoos and Botox Have More in Common Than You Think

Michael Zacka | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

They're both body art, and their respective consumers are changing the way we live, work, eat, play and spend.

The Remembered Generation

Michael S. Malone | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Michael S. Malone

Ironically, the digital revolution may have come to the rescue of Generation X. After a half-century of playing a supporting role to their self-absorbed parents, the 'lost' generation may be remembered in digital memory long, even millennia, after the Baby Boomers are forgotten.

Poland Attracts U.S. Tech Giants As Its Universities Turn Out Engineering Grads

| Tom Marshall | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. WARSAW, Poland — Foreign companies flock to invest. Its balance sheet is the envy of Eur...

Inspections Recommended For Dreamliner Engines

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.17.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Even as I was grumbling about the seat pitch on the Japan Airlines Dreamliner where I was otherwise enjoyably ensconced in row 48 for 13 hours on Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board was poised to ask the Federal Aviation Administration to order emergency inspections of all the General Electric GEnx-1B and -2B engines powering the Dreamliner and the newest Queen of the Sky, the Boeing 747-800.

Katherine Bindley

More Work, Fewer Kids? New Study Claims Gen X Women Trade Children For Career

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.13.2011 | Women

The women of Generation X are a hard-working bunch. They're so hard working, in fact, that many of them are opting to not have children, according to ...

Recession Intensifies GenX Discontent At Work: Generation X Vs. Baby Boomers, GenY

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — They're antsy and edgy, tired of waiting for promotion opportunities at work as their elders put off retirement. A good number of them...

Penelope Trunk on Generation, Gender and Work

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

How does your generation affect how you work?

Attention GenY'ers! Talk To Your Parents! Don't Let GenJonesers Vote Against Themselves!

David Paulsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paulsen

Convince them, as the children of several former Republican Governors convinced their parents to come out for Obama, as GenJoneser Caroline Kennedy's GenY kids moved her from Hillary to Barack.