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View Your Career as a Jungle Gym, Not a Ladder

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Career progression isn't just about making upward moves.

The average American worker today stays at each job for 4.6 years, according to the most recent available data (January 2012) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, but the expected tenure of the workforce's Millennials is about half that. That means that a person could have 10 to 20 jobs in his career.


For many of us, our beliefs around how our careers will unfold were hatched by watching older generations work at the same plac

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