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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.

Late-Breaking Research Shows What Four Unique Generations At Work Really Want

Posted January 21, 2020 by Mark Perna In a historically tight labor market, a brand-new study uncovers the nuances of the multigenerational workforce. Mark’s article, “Late-Breaking Research...

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This Is How To Really Crush Your Paid Internship

Posted January 17, 2020 by Mark Perna Practice these top tips and your career will profit big time. Mark’s article, “This Is How To Really Crush Your...

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Four Surefire Ways To Bungle Your Internship

Posted January 15, 2020 by Mark Perna Cash in on a great career opportunity by avoiding these four common mistakes. Mark’s article, “Four Surefire Ways To Bungle...

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Adjust Your Attitude To Achieve Your 2020 Career Goals

Posted January 7, 2020 by Mark Perna Only 8% of people successfully achieve their New Year’s resolutions. Start now to be one of them. Mark’s article, “Adjust...

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Weld Like A Girl: A Millennial Woman’s Success In A Man’s World

Posted January 7, 2020 by Mark Perna A new generation of women welders is rocking a male-dominated industry. Mark’s article, “Weld Like A Girl: A Millennial Woman’s...

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Gen Z Wants To Change The World—At Your Company

Posted January 7, 2020 by Mark Perna But are you up to the job? Mark’s article, “Gen Z Wants To Change The World—At Your Company,” published at...

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Gen Z Is Already Changing The World—Just Ask Time’s 2019 Person Of The Year

Posted January 7, 2020 by Mark Perna Teenager Greta Thunberg and countless other Gen-Zers are leading the way in the causes they care about. Mark’s article, “Gen...

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Younger Workers, Make ‘The 5-Minute Method’ Your Competitive Advantage

Posted January 7, 2020 by Mark Perna You might be surprised how just a little extra time and commitment can advance your career. Mark’s article, “Younger Workers,...

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Give Millennials More Than Annual Performance Reviews

Posted January 7, 2020 by Mark Perna Younger workers are alright with yearly reviews, but what they really want is frequent feedback. Mark’s article, “Give Millennials More...

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We Won’t Solve America’s Skills Gap Until We Acknowledge Our Own Awareness Gap

Posted January 7, 2020 by Mark Perna It’ll advance younger generations—and the U.S. economy. Mark’s article, “We Won’t Solve America’s Skills Gap Until We Acknowledge Our Own...

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