Author shares tips to 'Get a Life, Not a Job'

Layoffs and dead-end jobs is now reality for the work force. Paula Caligiuri, author of "Get a Life, Not a Job," joins us this morning to talk about how to avoid this trap.

Just as it is a bad financial strategy is to have all of your money in one high-risk place, the riskiest career management strategy is to have all of your income from one organization.  In today's employment reality, many need greater diversification in their income streams for career satisfaction and financial security.  Many people today are benefiting from the freedom and flexibility of multiple sources of income – or career acts – based on the things they truly love to do or enjoy.

Paula Caligiuri is the author of "Get a Life, Not a Job" and a Professor in the Human Resource Management Department at Rutgers University.