Barbeques…Friends and family…Children out of school and playing in the street…Time relaxing by the pool…Cool evening breezes…making s’mores on an open fire pit… Memorial Day unofficially marks the start of summer vacation for many households; however, this day is meant to memorialize the military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation. Previous to 1971, Memorial Day was known as Decoration Day following the Civil War to honor the fallen. However, after World War I, Decoration Day evolved to salute military personnel who died in all wars past and present. Continue reading “Memorial Day 2018”
With the economy in constant up and down mode, and speculations about looming layoffs due to the healthcare act, you may be in turmoil about the status of your employment. If that’s the case, your fears aren’t misplaced. However, it’s important that you don’t panic or jump ship prematurely. Instead, follow these three tips on how to recession-proof your job and ensure your livelihood during these uncertain times.
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The holidays can be a great time to land a new job.
A huge misconception is out there that companies routinely curtail all of their hiring efforts during the holiday; this is simply not the case. Despite the down job market, companies are hiring and they don’t stop just because it’s the holidays. You may not find as many openings compared to other points of the year, but you may find there’s less competition for those jobs that are available. Continue reading “Avoiding a “Blue” Christmas”
Finding it hard to be thankful when you’re unemployed?
Tis the season to be jolly? Finding it hard to find your holiday cheer because you’re caught up in the stress of a recent lay off or seemingly unending job search? Believe me, I know that as much as we say, “money can’t buy happiness,” not having money definitely inspires the opposite of happiness. Continue reading “Rediscovering Your Ability”