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

WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO SURVIVE

Important decisions are not easy but also cannot be ignored. Clearly, many companies have already closed or folded over the past 1.5+ years.  Several industries are faced with economic challenges that are causing 2021 to have a questionable future.  Of course, COVID has been the underlying factor affecting this situation.  Economists have voiced their opinions … 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

COMMUNICATION CAN EASILY BE THE WEAK LINK

What do you believe is important to relay to your employees in order that they believe you consider them helpful and valuable?  Though a decent salary is appreciated, other forms of support are critical, too.  Most people value being given continued training to grow and be challenged. How do you like being kept involved and … 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

The Tough Decisions of Business Leaders & Employers

How has your life changed and adapted from January 2020 until now (May 2021)?  Some basis for this could be how you have been affected by COVID or others who are close to you.  Or you may have had your business or employer to have had to close their businesses.  It is devastating enough to … 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

CAREER NEEDS COLLABORATIVE DISCUSSIONS FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT

Changes have continued to be an ongoing event throughout time, and over the past 16 months or more, the changes we have experienced have increased with some being more challenging.  Our work routines have taken on more frequent alterations, which have affected our family needs, often adding more frustrations for our families as well as … Read more

WHAT MAKES THE BIGGEST IMPACT ON THE FUTURE?

  To Make a Difference Requires Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone It is easy to complain about all the negative activity around us, as we have all had to cope with so many hurdles and hardships over the past 16 months or so, and granted it has caused us a lot of stress and … Read more

HOW IMPORTANT IS ACCOUNTABILITY?

  Do Employers Effectively Relay that they Value Employees Being Accountable? What does it mean to be “accountable”?  Are you a responsible person?  When my children were young, especially while they were adolescents (or “tweeners”), and they didn’t want to follow the family rules, they would say that they couldn’t wait to be adults.  And … Read more