Sunday, September 14, 2008

Reinvented career

photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Jim Hill, USA business development manager for Scientific Publishing Service of India, works at his home office in McKinney on Monday, Aug. 11, 2008.

Hill, a former Plano-based publisher, was downsized and has reinvented himself into an international marketing leader for the Indian company. He is capitalizing on the current global economy.

Jim Hill gets frustrated during an Internet phone conversation with a colleague at his home office.

Jim Hill files paperwork at his home office. Hill makes sales calls to publishers around the world to convince them to outsource to his client in India.

Jim Hill laughs during an Internet phone conversation. Hill appreciates the freedom, flexibility and increased income of working from home.

Jim Hill works at his home office in McKinney. He said his income increased 50 percent since he was laid off.

Please read, "Downsizings force baby boomers to reinvent careers" by Bob Moos.

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