Typical Boomer Retirement Modest Compared to Parents'. "The expectation that each successive generation will be better off financially than the prior is no longer valid. Contributing to this new reality has been the diminishing role of traditional pension plans with defined benefits in favor of 401(k) savings plans."
How to look for a job on LinkedIn without everyone knowing. "If you are currently employed, you may be concerned about using LinkedIn for your job search, since your activity could tip off certain people about your search who you would prefer to keep in the dark. But with a few minor adjustments, you can leverage LinkedIn’s robust network and data to create a stealth networking strategy and keep your intentions private. "
Why today's job interviews are so grueling. While it’s easy to throw in the towel and give up in frustration career experts say you need to weigh how much you want the job before making a rash decision. “The bottom line is, a hiring company has every right to require several rounds of high-pressure interviews,” says Rao. “And a job seeker has every right to walk away from the interview process if it seems abusive or futile.”
Scot Herrick is the author of “I’ve Landed My Dream Job–Now What???” and owner of Cube Rules, LLC. Scot has a long history of management and individual contribution in multiple Fortune 100 corporations.