UNDERSTANDING WHAT THE PANDEMIC IS TEACHING US

When COVID began in 2019, many of us thought it might be like the flu: have a bad bout, cause many to get sick, spread around schools and offices, but gradually wind down.  Unfortunately, that has not been the case.  Instead, COVID has not only spread around killing so many, it has grown and developed … Read more

IS YOUR GLASS HALF FULL OR HALF EMPTY?

Though only one person, you can encourage HOPE! Though many may feel stressed and uncertain about the future, if you look around the world and even into some struggling neighborhoods here in the U.S., you will find that you are still more fortunate than many.  By watching the media and listening to the data and … Read more

WHAT ARE TOP CONCERNS FOR EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS RE: RETURNING TO WORK

Clarifications & Expectations As companies are gearing up to bring employees back into the business locations, both employers and employees are thinking about the adjustments since the employees were told to work from home.  Both groups have reservations and concerns.  If you are an employer, you should be reviewing all aspects and identifying concerns and … Read more

Facts for Those Interested in Changing Jobs or Careers

             The Major Factors in Choosing a Career                      The Final Decision for Your Career is YOURS! Whether you are in college, or if you are already working a job and realizing this line of work is not for you!  These … Read more

YOUR PLANS TO STRENGTHEN THE ECONOMY

Use Credible & Trusted Insight;  Represents High Integrity & Ethics There will likely be more challenging months ahead as costs on many necessities and consumer needs continue increasing or shortages escalate.  Gasoline, fewer transportation venues of goods tighten up further, production of a wide variety of supplies are decreasing, our workforces continue to dwindle, ferocious … Read more

INCREASING COSTS OF EXPENSES IMPACTING PUBLIC

FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE RATE OF INCREASING COSTS There have been numerous factors that have caused the rates of many major expenses to escalate, usually with little or no advanced notice.  Areas that have been said would be increasing right away include:  Gasoline, Lumber, Transportation, Equipment (including computers), Automobiles, Skilled Labor, Taxes and Accountants, pharmaceuticals, … Read more

HIRING EQUATION/DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES EMPLOYER vs EMPLOYEE

There are different perspectives in the “game” of hiring.  And a game is how many employees see this hiring process.  Hiring is very competitive, and though more job openings are developing, the job market is still competitive with many job candidates.  On the other hand, hard skills are sought, but many times, the “soft skills” … Read more

FACTORS NECESSARY FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE

Selecting your Life’s Path What made you choose your career path?  Did it take long to decide?  Your personality should match the career you choose.  A person’s character isn’t determined at the time of their birth, but suddenly some of those basic personality traits begin to form.  There was an old saying “spare the rod, … Read more

DO WHAT YOU CAN TO HELP OUR COMMUNITIES

Violence Doesn’t Benefit Anyone! What do you want to see happen in our communities today in regards to the response to the pandemic?  Improve mutual respect, true accountability (people doing their jobs appropriately), peace in our neighborhoods, returning our economy to a kind of normal, more dependable and stable jobs, etc.  Obviously, there are other … Read more

Have the Changes our Federal Government Has Made this Year Produced any Significant Improvements for its Citizens

Our country has experienced so many challenges the past 18 months that most citizens have been affected in one way or another.  For example, those who are business owners have been required to pay more for their employees, which has caused them to reduce the number of employees as their business activity has yet to … Read more