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Now It's Time to Say Goodbye 2 Dec 2008 | 09:33 am
A closing post for the Shifting Careers blog.
Laid Off From My Non-Job 25 Nov 2008 | 04:00 am
Earlier this month I learned that The Times had decided to discontinue this blog. Suddenly, so many of the things I report and write about have been thrown right onto my own doorstep. When I started S...
They Never Write, They Never Call ... 18 Nov 2008 | 12:40 pm
Michael Melcher, a career coach, offers tips for dealing with the silence that often follows job search related calls and e-mails.
Keeping Up, When Your Industry Changes 13 Nov 2008 | 11:40 am
A panel on the changing landscape of the media highlights both innovations and challenges.
When to Work for Nothing 10 Nov 2008 | 02:18 pm
Michelle Goodman, the author of a new book on managing a freelance career, writes a guest post on when it makes sense to work for free.
Politicos Scramble for New Jobs, Like So Many Other Americans 7 Nov 2008 | 09:48 am
Karl Rove, formerly of the Bush White House, on Fox News, where he is an analyst. (Photo: Fox News) As President-elect Obama chooses his transition team, one thing is for certain: thousands of politic...
Taking Stock of Life's Options While at Business School 5 Nov 2008 | 11:26 am
In a guest post, Ricky Opaterny, a first-year business school student at N.Y.U., asks the big questions surrounding his return to the classroom.
Keeping Kids Off the Streets, Through Business 3 Nov 2008 | 12:32 pm
A nonprofit teaches low-income young people how to start businesses, as a way to take control of their lives.
A Board Game for the New Rules of Work 31 Oct 2008 | 07:33 am
Venkatesh Rao, a blogger, came up with the idea for a board game, Brandhood, as a metaphor for a new way of thinking about work.
Sarah the Plumber Seeks Her Turn 29 Oct 2008 | 11:54 am
Women in the skilled trades in Chicago and St. Louis seize on "Joe the Plumber" hysteria to try to garner media and political attention for their concerns.