Your Pockets Will Thank You Later

Holiday spending can get out of hand quickly, with some people going into debt just from buying gifts. People will blame companies for tugging at their hearts using marketing campaigns, and others might blame inflation, but both are inevitable. There will always be millions of dollars spent on holiday marketing, and inflation will always be a factor. Proper planning and discipline are always options. Here are some more tips for saving money this holiday season.

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Getting to Know Your Work Values

Our work values influence our job search, whether we realize it or not. Work values, defined by O*NET Data, are “global aspects of work that are important to a person’s satisfaction.” While there are many work values, let’s review the six that O*NET Data refers to as “universal work values”:

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Work Base Learning Program (WBL)

Workforce Solutions offers the Work Base Learning program for in-school and out-of-school youth between the ages of 16-24. The program is for young adults with challenges and who need help obtaining work experience. The program provides students with opportunities to learn technical, academic, and employability skills by working in a real-work environment. You may ask yourself, what qualifies as a challenge?

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Work Routine: It all starts with an alarm

Do you have a hard time getting your day started? Do you ever find yourself pressing the snooze button and rushing out the door for work? If this happens to you quite often, you need a wake-up call to get into a routine! I have suggestions to improve your work routine and professionalism to stay employed, feel more structured, and improve relationships. Even if you don’t work in person and have a Monday through Friday job, this can apply to anyone wanting to improve their work performance.

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