Losing a job can be a traumatizing episode in life but the notion of losing your medical benefits and becoming ill, or involved in some sort of unexpected accident, can be cataclysmic. The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (or COBRA as it’s more widely known) of 1985, was brought to life to equip those who lose their jobs and medical benefits with a viable option to avoid such situations. Continue reading “Don’t be Snake Bitten – Get a Grip on COBRA”
Times are tough and you are confronted with the grim reality of a layoff for your employees. You can’t keep staff at the current level and survive the expense, but your business depends on the expertise and talent of your employees. What do you do? As one employer said to me, “I’ve gotten rid of the chaff, these people are my core! When work picks back up, I won’t be able to compete without them. If they go, my business goes!” Continue reading “Saving Your Assets in a Down Market”
Part One: Keeping in game shape can help you ride through the turbulence
Many are dealing with elevated stress levels because of the volatility in the economy. Some of us are out of work or have been forced to take on increased workloads because of cutbacks. Good fitness habits combat the negative effects of stress and improve self confidence for both job seekers and employees.
Continue reading “An Eye on Fitness”
What all new Grads should know when job hunting
What all new Grads should know when job hunting .
The holidays are over, spring break is gone and graduation is here. Continue reading “I’m a New Graduate a.k.a. “Fresh Meat””