The “Doom Loop” is just a shorthand visual method of determining what might be affecting you at various times in your career such as the six “career crises” discussed. Rather than entering into a long discussion about how you might feel at a particular moment, you can simply […]
Remember that the “Doom Loop” measures TWO different variables: Preferences (like or don’t like) and Performance (good at and not good at). It assumes that all other variables remain constant over a period of time. Obviously this is a BIG assumption. All things just don’t stay the same […]
Hiring Mistakes – Is the “Best” Candidate the One Who Is “Good At” Most or All of the Hiring Criteria?
A mistake headhunters and hiring managers often make is that they think the candidate who is “Good At” most of the hiring criteria is the “Best” candidate. Not so fast! Put in “Doom Loop” terms, a candidate who might be high up on the “Doom Loop” (upper Q2 […]
Severe job dissatisfaction can come from a combination of sources as articulated by Phyllis Korrki in her March 24 NY Times article, “Grand Exits Never Earn Applause.” Some of these sources of dissatisfaction MAY come from Doom Loop variables – such as “Like” and/or “Don’t Like,” but other […]