Workforce & Job Market

Leaving the 10 Dying or Broken Industries for Life as a Free Agent

24/7 Wall St recently ran an article entitled “The Ten American Industries Which Will Never Recover”. Their list is interesting – summarized here: Construction: because of the existing inventory of unsold homes – we have whole, recent ghost towns for sale (especially since the lenders kicked everybody out instead of cutting them down to a …

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Made to Order, Scorched and Fertile Earth, Driving Like Andretti

While it’s not what the prevailing wisdom might expect, “down” economies are actually times of incredible creativity. So much so, that one might think of the “stable” economy as a forest that’s ultimately doomed to stagnation unless there’s an occasional fire, and very occasionally a really intense blaze, to generate new vision, different understanding, and …

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