WHICH PEOPLE HAVE EXCEPTIONAL SKILLS & LESSONS TO BE MORE VALUABLE

As more of our existing leaders become eligible for retirement, it will become harder to locate replacements with sound judgement and high ethics, who act responsibly by looking out for their subordinates, while training others to possess high standards, making sure that all work is done.  There are a lot of risks in today’s work … Read more

In Planning Your Future, Is Self-Employment or Retirement Being Considered?

There are so many unknowns in the employment world that it is hard to predict what job opportunities may lay ahead for your future.  Though many people may assume that they will continue doing whatever they have been doing, some industries may run into “road blocks” that could detour those plans.  Therefore, people would be … Read more

WHICH IS YOUR BIGGEST CONCERN: CUSTOMER SERVICE OR EFFECTIVE LISTENING?

?Losing Customers Can Cost Your Company Major Funds? Not everyone has pleasant “people skills” or are sensitive to other person’s priorities.  When it comes to customers or other business associates, we all have our areas or individual issues that can be easily set off or offended.  If your employees have not be trained to be … 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

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

The Unemployed – Are They Using The Best Wisdom Re Job Strategy

Obviously, there are a large number of people who are unemployed at this time.  Many of these people are receiving some fairly substantial funds from our nation’s government.  In fact, some are receiving higher amounts of money than they normally earn at past jobs.  However, these government funds will be coming to an end  in … 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

Best Approach for a Positive, Productive Outcome

Practice Ethical, Honest Behavior Daily When the topic of “good employers” and “good places to work” is discussed, what is the basis of such a label?  Of course, being paid a good salary is valued, but other high-ranking points with employees include being respected, having wise and effective leadership, provided good benefits, continued growth and … Read more