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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.

Why Millennials Have A Chance To Create A More Generation-Agnostic Workplace

Posted August 16, 2021 by Mark Perna

Valuing workers for their merit rather than their age; is it so revolutionary an idea? The rising generation of Millennial leaders has every reason to make it happen.

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5 Quick-Hit Personal Finance Tips To Help You Invest In Yourself

Posted August 16, 2021 by Mark Perna

Making enough money is just the beginning—then you have to manage it. Everyone, from recent college graduates to those well established in their careers, can reap the benefits of advancing their personal financial literacy.

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No Degree? No Problem. More And More Employers Are Hungry For Your Skills Instead

Posted July 12, 2021 by Mark Perna As the employment landscape shifts, companies are beginning to hire for the needs of the future—not of the past. Mark’s...

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4 Common-Sense Ways To Champion Mental Health At Work

Posted July 12, 2021 by Mark Perna The pandemic has left Millennial and Gen-Z workers struggling with mental health. Now, new research reveals the critical link between...

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3 Strategies To Make Technology Your Ally In The Coming Talent Wars

Posted July 12, 2021 by Mark Perna Workers are looking to change how and where they work. Here’s how to use technology to make your workplace a...

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“Valued And Seen”: Why Belonging Is The Most Essential Feeling At Work

Posted July 12, 2021 by Mark Perna People are craving a more meaningful, flexible and fulfilling experience at work. And 25% are ready to leave their current...

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3 Reasons Employees Should Lead The Way Back To The Office

Posted July 12, 2021 by Mark Perna It’s not just employees who benefit when they gain a voice in how, when and where they work. Mark’s article,...

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How To Flip The Script And Win In Today’s Catch-22 Job Market

Posted July 12, 2021 by Mark Perna New college graduates are finding a cold reception in the job market even as employers increasingly face talent shortages. The...

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Why A Top-Notch Video Interview Matters So Much—For Companies And Candidates Alike

Posted June 7, 2021 by Mark Perna

Video technology makes interviewing easier and more efficient—but the stakes are high, as a poorly conducted interview can turn away top candidates. Here’s how to make video interviews work for you rather than against you.

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Workplace Discrimination And Abuse Far More Common Than We Might Think

Posted June 7, 2021 by Mark Perna

A new study finds that 70% of all workers and 86% of Gen-Z workers have experienced bullying or prejudice at work. Here’s what they’re doing about it.

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