Wednesday 18th September 2019

    Are You at Risk of a Mid-Career Rut?


    It might sound odd, but people need the most help not at the beginning of their careers, but in mid-career - especially when it comes to making decisions. That's a key finding from a research study coordinated by one of us (Julia). The study asked 500 college-educated adults in professional careers (representative of 16% of U.S. adults) to indicate the degree of their agreement with statements about their behaviors when making important work decisions throughout their careers. The questionnaire also asked them to assess each decision's degree of success.

    The results were startling: Less than 50% of decisions made in mid-career were rated as successful. People are most susceptible to making decisions that lead to less-than-successful outcomes between the ages of 40 and 48, according to respondent assessments.

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