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What if You Are the One Released From a Job?

Being “downsized, released, restructured” from a job is nothing new, and yet when it is YOU, it can be different than expected. Some go into shock – you might feel numb, never believing it would happen to you! Others become angry and resentful! (How dare they do this to me!) While others go into a …

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What Lines of Work Have Lowest Unemployment

Many college graduates are finding themselves having degrees in areas where there are few or no open positions. Selecting a career path for our new adult generation is becoming more challenging than ever. College students have been told for decades not to worry about selecting their college majors right away, as they have time to …

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Where Do You Stand on Accountability?

An area of concern being relayed by many employers and even college professors is the attitude and reduced commitment by employees and students when it comes to their reduced value of being accountable for their work and tasks. This is being reflected in their reduced interest for doing a good job with their classwork or …

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Don’t Overlook a Critical Tip to Grow Your Business

THE VALUE OF PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING Before anyone came up with the phrase “networking”, it was considered an expected part of doing and growing business to mingle and converse with fellow business associates, where each could 1) learn more from each other, as well as 2) build stronger business relationships – and even 3) gain business …

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Key Issues that Employers are Encouraged to Address

Company Leaders are aware of many issues that face businesses, that can cause negative consequences as well as cost large amounts of expenses.  An employer has many balls in the air, and often it is a matter of which ones require more immediate attention or could cause bigger risks.  They gather the facts and research …

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How Honest Are People Really?

In daily conversations, people will often say, “trust me”, but do you?  Do people even realize what they are asking?  Sometimes including the word, “honestly”, is used when you know that person is far from “honest”. Trust is a trait or character trait that was expected in most people, but more people are demonstrating that …

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Be Proactive Re: Violence in the Workplace

As violence continues to escalate in every setting imaginable across the United States, employers need to give more serious attention to this growing concern.  Schools and colleges, manufacturing firms, movie theaters, offices, hotels, etc. are all vulnerable, and it is doubtful that many employers have a solid understanding of how to handle volatile or sensitive …

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Important Factors in Healthy Workplace Environment

How It Impacts an Organization   Have you noticed a change in the work environment in your office?  Can you feel tension among your employees when in the office?  Do you get along well with your co-workers?  Or do you spend a lot of time coping with difficult co-workers or critical superiors instead of focusing …

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How to Decide if Self-Employment is for You

If Serious About Self-Employment, First Learn the Facts How many businesses fail within the first year in the U.S.? The SBA says 30% of small businesses fail within the first two years in the U.S., 50% fail within the first 5 years, and 66% fail by their 6th year. However, if you are sure you …

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COMPASS CAREER CELEBRATES 25 YEARS!

April 1994 – April 2019 Happy 25th Anniversary Many people have “turning points” in their lives. Bill and I came to our crossroads in the fall of 1988. After working for The Kroger Co. for 20+ years and managing the closing of the Kroger Carolina District, Bill experienced a five-year journey involving three jobs. He …

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