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In Retrospect How Would You Now Advise Your Son/Daughter to Choose their Careers?

When many of us were going through high school, about a third of us knew/OR thought we knew what we wanted to do with our adult lives.  Another third had 2 or 3 career that were possibilities, though most weren’t at all certain.  Then the last third had no clue ...
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INSIGHT OF TRANSITION DECISIONS

Companies and businesses have opportunities at times of choosing to participate in a transition, depending on their own status and what other organizations are experiencing.  Some circumstances are influenced by their region’s economic status.  The major factor could include what is happening to the company’s clients.  If a large client ...
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THE KEY CONSIDERATIONS & CONCERNS IN HANDLING A BUSINESS TRANSITION

Change is the one constant in business today and for quite some time. When an organization is struggling and unable to grow, tough decisions have to be made, usually affecting the number of employees. A business’ biggest expense is the workforce, therefore, it is usually the first consideration for reducing ...
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HOW WELL INFORMED ARE YOU in HANDLING SENSITIVE TOPICS RE: the HUMAN FACTOR?

Back in the 1960's (and earlier) there were many young adults who went away to attend college and who had lead very protected and sheltered lives, thus these young people were not aware or familiar with alternative life styles, such as homosexuals or lesbians.  Thus, a large number of these naiive ...
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WHO MAKES A QUALIFIED LEADER & DO THEY WANT TO BE ONE?

Being a leader may not be what you expect.  A Leader is not to be someone who is “all powerful” or one to “dictate everyone else’s life”.  A Leader should be one who is honest, responsible, respectful of others, intelligent, full of integrity, straight-forward, accountable and one who takes the ...
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What Have You Done to Prepare for Workplace Violence

As violence at workplaces continue to escalate, it is becoming more critical for employers to address this concern by talking with employees about different scenarios that could develop and what concerns employees may have (as well as the need for employers). For instance, if an employee is one who has ...
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Grab The Brass Ring Now

THE ORIGIN OF ANNUAL REVIEWS: A BETTER VERSION OF THIS PROCESS By ROBYN CRIGGER, CEO Though hard to believe, “Annual Reviews” actually began in 221 A.D., when an emperor used it to determine the “performance of the official family members”.  Robert Owen was believed to have created this process in ...
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Do You Know How to Efficiently Manage a Business Transition?

Ready or not, here we go starting not only a "new" year but a "new decade".  As Compass Career Management Solutions has relayed to the Business Community in the past, "change is our one true constant".  Though many are rattled by change and transitions, they WILL continue!  Does anything stay the ...
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Comparing Charlotte Crime Rates: 1993 vs. 2019

By Katy Solt Charlotte PUBLISHED 4:58 PM ET Oct. 22, 2019 PUBLISHED 4:58 PM EDT Oct. 22, 2019 (Circulated by Compass Career Management Solutions) CHARLOTTE, NC - The number of homicides in Charlotte keeps climbing, with the current total at 88 according to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. But is ...
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USE WISDOM TO HEAD OFF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

How well do you understand the issue of Workplace Violence?  It isn't like waking up on the wrong side of the bed one day.  Some people can be overly sensitive about their close relationships.  Or it could be that a person can be highly sensitive about his/her hair, nose, accent, ...
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