Month: November 2012

Economic Disobedience

Economic disobedience is a key theme in my novel, A Multitude of Hope. Why are we discussing it here? An article in this Sunday’s New York Times provides one answer. The article was written by Adam Davidson and entitled “Skills Don’t Pay the Bills.” It lays bare one of the most gut-wrenching truths in today’s

Have a Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks to all of you who read my blog. I hope you and your family have a very Happy Thanksgiving. Warm Regards, Peter

WEDDLE’s Bulletin: The WEDDLE’s Job Alert

WEDDLE’s Bulletin: The WEDDLE’s Job Alert The American Staffing Association called Peter Weddle the “Zagat” of the online employment industry. For over 15 years, he’s published the leading guidebook to job boards and career portals. WEDDLE’s Guide to Employment Sites on the Internet is recognized as the Gold Standard for job seekers and career activists

The Biggest Hole of All

The New York Times ran an article yesterday about the career prospects of app developers. It’s a cautionary tale for all of us in today’s turbulent world of work. The article opens by describing a husband and wife team who decide that their dream career is writing apps for the iPhone and iPad. His employer

Social Relevance

Let’s discuss “social relevance” – the idea that what matters in the social sphere of the Web is not your connections but your credibility. It may well be the key to your success, whether you’re in transition or looking to advance in your career. Until recently, if you talked to anyone about LinkedIn, Twitter or

The Career Fitness Workbook

The Career Fitness Workbook Is your career out of shape? Is the job market kicking sand in your face? Or worse, are you suffering from career cardiac arrest … what most of us call lingering unemployment? If either is the case, you need The Career Fitness Workbook. It has a number of special features: Organized

The Career Fitness Workbook

The Career Fitness Workbook Is your career out of shape? Is the job market kicking sand in your face? Or worse, are you suffering from career cardiac arrest … what most of us call unemployment? If either is the case, you need The Career Fitness Workbook: How to Find, Win & Hold Onto the Job