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Weekly Contributor at Forbes.com

Mark contributes weekly to Forbes.com, exploring careers, education, the millennial and Z generations, the skills gap, and workforce development. He brings a fresh perspective to the conversation about today’s younger generations and what they’re truly capable of in our changing economy and workforce. Check out his latest pieces below.

College In The Fall? Gen-Z Students Are Not So Sure

Posted June 4, 2020 by Mark Perna An uncertain future is leading many to rethink their plans. Mark’s article, “College In The Fall? Gen-Z Students Are Not...

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How To Blend Work And Life—Without Losing Your Mind

Posted June 1, 2020 by Mark Perna Productive at work and present at home—is it a pipe dream? Mark’s article, “How To Blend Work And Life—Without Losing...

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Why Working From Home Is Tougher Than You Thought | Mark C. Perna & Forbes

Posted May 28, 2020 by Mark Perna A new workplace survey by Engine Insights for Smartsheet reveals that working from home as a result of COVID-19 is...

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OK Boomer, OK Millennial: Why We’re Not OK At Work Together

Posted May 26, 2020 by Mark Perna What annoys each generation the most about the other? A new study tells all. Mark’s article, “OK Boomer, OK Millennial:...

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Strategies To Hire The Right Person—Virtually

Posted May 26, 2020 by Mark Perna Virtual hiring is here to stay. Here’s how to make it work for you. Mark’s article, “Strategies To Hire The...

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Three Powerful Strategies To Ace Your Virtual Interview

Posted May 19, 2020 by Mark Perna Get the edge in the new world of digital hiring. Mark’s article, “Three Powerful Strategies To Ace Your Virtual Interview,”...

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Why Working From Home Is Tougher Than We Thought

Posted May 11, 2020 by Mark Perna A new study uncovers some common pitfalls—especially for younger workers. Mark’s article, “Why Working From Home Is Tougher Than We...

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Is It Time To Relax Social Distancing?

Posted May 6, 2020 by Mark Perna Four generations weigh in on relaxing social distancing and stay-at-home orders—and they don’t all agree. Mark’s article, “Is It Time...

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How To Excel At A Virtual Internship | Mark C. Perna & Forbes

Posted May 4, 2020 by Mark Perna A new series of surveys by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is showing a steady trend toward...

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How To Keep Working From Home After COVID-19

Posted May 1, 2020 by Mark Perna If you love your new work-from-home life, here are four ways to keep it going. Mark’s article, “How To Keep...

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