Book Review: The Start-Up of You

The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha

This is a great book for anyone employed (or looking for employment) who is concerned about the changing landscape of employment. The disruptive creation of our modern economy has mandated we change the way we view and manage our careers. Reid Hoffman, one of the co-founders of LinkedIn recommends adopting the strategies of a startup entrepreneur – nimble and constantly reinventing themselves.Start up of you image Continue reading

Spotlight on service: Career Transitions

Did you know that one of the many services offered to clients of Financial Service Group is our approach to career transitions?  In fact, FSG president, Michael Haubrich is recognized by our industry as one of the early pioneers in viewing a person’s career as an asset along with other asset classes such as cash, stocks, bonds, insurance and other investments. Coined as Career Asset Management, Mike has spoken on the subject at local, regional and national events.  He is currently completing a book on the subject which will be published later this year.Continue reading