Overemployed: Do I Have A Choice?

While most of our Crossroads Career content is about being unemployed or unfulfilled, being overemployed can be equally, if not more, of a problem with which to grapple. Overemployment is defined as “a situation in which a person consistently works more hours than they can sustainably work” (thefreedictionary.com). Overemployment may be someone’s choice although, from my personal experience an observation, many …

Facts and Truth about Jobs

“Jobs at a Crossroads: Hiring Up, Pay Flat” read the headline from last Thursday’s front page of The Wall Street Journal. The article about the new jobs report began, “The U.S. job market sits at a crossroads six years into a fitful economic expansion:  Hiring is strong, but weak wage growth has failed to pull millions of would-be workers off …