The PDC Messenger is e-published eight times a year on months our flagship The PDC Post does not appear. Like The Post, The Messenger provides useful information empowering professionals to advance their careers.
Three actions to take to be Career Ready for the Next Ten Years
I love January! For many of us, it’s a time for reflection, regrouping, rethinking, and reviewing our lives. Life check-ups I call them. As you check in with yourself now that it’s 2020 – gathering your paperwork for taxes, making doctor and dentist appointments, etc. – put a vigorous career planning and assessment audit on […]
Resources Baby Boomers can use to re-energize their careers
AARP surveys and other information sources consistently show that the majority of Baby Boomers intend to work past age 65 or not retire at all. So I want to mention some resources that can help this large segment of our population. Most Baby Boomers cite financial reasons as being the reason for their wanting to […]
What exactly is Grant Writing?
Professionals see the words “Grant Writing” in a variety of contexts – including employment listings. But many have only a vague idea what “Grant Writing” even means. So what is Grant Writing? I’ve tried to end the mystery by providing some words to explain what this important field of work is about. Basically, this is […]
You’ve earned your spotlight: Key affirmations to help you re-launch your career
Success doesn’t happen while you are sitting on the sidelines. You need to: Be bold. Not blend in. Stand out. Stand up! You’ve earned your spot in the spotlight through your talents, skills, passions, and life experiences. Here are four steps to a 2020 that puts your talents, skills, and passions in the spotlight – […]
Tricky Interfacing or Tricking Interfaces: Learning How To Navigate the Robot Gatekeepers
Anticipating the future of professional education is a fun game. It never fails to provide clues that skills training is going to keep evolving in dramatic ways. So we might have figured out that by 2020 everyone would have a tablet empowered with a personalized learning environment to guide people to new knowledge, skills, and […]
Take Charge: Master the skills you need to succeed in the 2020s
Technology is changing the way we work. In fact, the day-to-day mix of activities of many jobs and the ways in which we organize and interact at work is not the same as it was even five years ago. The reason is that employers are embracing new technology like artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud technology, […]