TED.com can be one of the better sites to find insightful information for those who are still out there job hunting. One of this video might just be the spark that lights the fire that could steer your path in your job search and life-changing career decisions.
Why some of us don’t have one true calling
If you still don’t have a clear goal on where your career might end up with, you are definitely not alone in this dilemma. Writer and artist Emilie Wapnick talk about how society is comprised of people who are either a specialist that only strive for a single purpose in their career or a person that is a multipotentialite with many interests and creative career pursuits. If you see yourself as multipotentiality, there is nothing wrong with embracing your many passions to pursue a dynamic career path.
How we’ll earn money in a future without jobs
As automation and technology might displace workers in the future. Futurist Martin Ford speaks up about an idea where instead of following the norm of traditional work to produce income. Implementing a universal basic income might just be the key to solve the future unemployment once machines start to take over our jobs. Is it possible that we may live in the future where the human workforce will become redundant just like how factory workers are gradually replaced by automation.
How to get back to work after a career break
If you are struggling to find a job after a career break, career reentry expert Carol Fishman Cohen shares her experience on how people can make a career comeback by taking an internship. Successfully landing on an internship can be your stepping stone to a full-time job and also to arm your resume with the most recent and relevant job experiences. If you feel that you are in this situation, definitely check out this video to build up your confidence to climb up your career ladder.
Why work doesn’t happen at work
We have employers invest in bringing people together to work in the office, but there are people who prefer to get things done elsewhere. These are the people who work from home, during their travels, or during the weekends. According to software entrepreneur Jason Fried, employees especially in the creative field, prefer their work not be limited by time. To ease up the working time for creative people, Jason shares his thoughts on how managers and employees can work together to a winning situation for both sides.