JOHN WESLEY & A video trailer for the 2009 movie on his life: “Wesley”

Trailer to the 2009 movie: WESLEY.

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JOB TENURE & When Should You Switch Jobs? 4 Career Lessons in 3 Graphs #ForbesMagazine

by Stephanie Denning, Forbes Magazine, 4/25/16.

Job-hopping is commonplace these days among millennials. I’ve often wondered how much time one should really stay put in a job? And if you leave, what are you really at risk of missing? Can you leave a job too soon? Can you stay too long?

In my experience there are two important variables. The first is your learning curve. Every job has one. Surprisingly, I’ve found the learning curve to be pretty universal across jobs. From what I’ve seen, it takes about 1.5 to two years to really surpass the steep part of the learning curve. It looks something like this:

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After 1.5 to two years, you start to experience diminishing returns to learning. So if you’re concerned about leaving a job too soon, and foregoing some of that learning, let your concern be assuaged by the fact that after two years, your opportunity cost of learning isn’t as high as it once was.

Only after you’ve past this learning curve can you really start to experience productivity gains, the second variable. After surpassing the steep part of the learning curve, it will take you a lot less time to complete a task than it did six months ago. But productivity gains only matter if you’re trying to make a career for yourself in that job. If you’re trying to rise the ranks, this can be helpful because you can spend more time on other tasks and less time on the old ones…

Read more at … http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2016/04/24/three-career-lessons-in-three-graphs/#7fdd2cf727d1

 

JOB TRANSITIONS & Research Sets the Record Straight on Switching Jobs

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: I’m speaking this week at the National Summit on Church Staffing. Research I am citing busts many of the popular myths about changing jobs, such as: you should wait until you have a new job lined up or don’t tell your boss you’re looking for a new job. Such workplace myths have been disproven by research. Check out the research links in this article from the Harvard Business Review.

Read more at … https://hbr.org/2015/07/setting-the-record-straight-on-switching-jobs?sf13579037=1

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