If you’re not careful your work life can quietly take over. It pays to take time to bring your family back into focus.
A close family friend is retiring soon at the relatively young age of 62. She can think of nothing more than days that are entirely her own. She can’t imagine working anymore even though she has many productive years ahead of her. She is the face of a retirement that may soon disappear. My husband […]
The unemployment rate dropped this past month from 9% to 8.6%. The numbers could be deceiving, however. What is the real unemployment rate?
Currently, the national unemployment rate is hovering at 9.1%. Some states, however, are booming. North Dakota has a national low of 3.5%. Here’s why.
The Berkshire Hathaway 2010 shareholder letter was recently published and can be found, along with the last 34 years of letters here. I would venture to say that most of you are familiar with the name Warren Buffett and his operation of Berkshire Hathaway. He’s an inspiration to millions of investors and his letters really […]
There are usually two jobs people talk about when asked what they do: their actual job and their dream job. What’s holding you back from starting your dream job?
When we understand what motivates us the most, we can perform better financially, physically, and relationally. So What motivates you?
The entire premise of The Inner View of Your Interview is that job seekers should tailor their responses to an interviewer’s needs. Everything surrounding your next job interview, from your resume to your cover letter to your interview preparation should be tailored for each and every position and organization. Never lie, never exaggerate your answers, […]
Sometimes we work for pleasure. But, more often than not, people work for money. Since working is an exchange of your time, energy, and talent it is best to find a job that you love and enjoy. However, many people are working in extremely tough and demanding job fields. I found an old resource (1988) – The […]
A plan to give unemployed workers some help in paying their COBRA health care benefits was extended through February of 2010. Here are the full details.
Times Are Tough, And So Is Finding A New Job We’re living in a down economy and thousands of people have lost their jobs. Budgets are tight! A lot of people are struggling to make ends meet, and they’re having to find new ways to make money. While listening to the radio this morning on […]