New this week: Richard Leider on Meaningful Work advertisement Last week’s feature: Eunice Azzani and the Career Party Week one: Nick Corcodilos and the Library Vacation ™ Introduction: “Where your talents and the needs of the world cross lies your calling.” — Aristotle If it were only that easy. If finding one’s prescribed place were as simple as Aristotle makes it sound, most of us wouldn’t constantly be groping to find a sense of purpose at work. Last month in San Francisco and in Boston, Fast Company’s TalentLabs events featured cutting-edge presentations from the country’s top recruiting experts, many of whom discussed the currently shifting balance of power in favor of the individual job seeker. However, few of these talent gurus broached the issue of finding a life’s calling. What’s the point of having a lot of jobs to pick from if you can’t figure out which one would best satisfy your sense of purpose — as well as your need to pay the rent? While most career counselors flee at the mention of such existential questions, Nick Corcodilos, Eunice Azzani, and Richard Leider find great value in considering callings. Inextricably tied to a person’s core values, beliefs, environment, and… Read full this story
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