I have been there once, in the 1980s, facing the worst economic recession, with no credentials, no experience, and little skills. What should a newly minted graduate job seeker do to boost possibilities today?
The break-neck speed of acquisitions today rival the heydays of the dotcom era, before the dotcom era crashed. While we dance with many social and mobile media technologies, we must also be prepared for the inevitable.
Imagine the mild surprise when you find not one, but a long laundry list of your articles copied, and stripped of credit mention.
Is it wise to imagine that we can always wrestle control from others to serve our objectives, or should we discern who we should be close to?
People are ruled by emotions, no matter what we imagine. Emotions are fearsome beasts that we try our best to keep under control, but they do raise their heads now and then. We cannot allow them to become uncontrollable.