How Employees Can Make Better, More Informed Career Decisions

One of the main goals of a flourishing organization should be to help each employee to maximize his or her career potential. Everyone should be utilizing strengths and building others while learning to overcome or work around weaknesses and limitations. Here are ways that employees can make informed decisions about their job choices. Consult a Career Counselor A professional career counselor offers a range of evaluation tools to help employees plan for the future. Certain kinds of aptitude t...
More

5 Tips for Recovering Your Life After You Have Been Fired

Nobody wants to lose their job, but it happens. Whether you were fired, laid off, or terminated for another reason, it can seem impossible to get your life back on track. This can be especially difficult if you are dealing with anger over the lost job and simply cannot let go. In order to get through this tough time, and get your life back on track, be sure to follow these 5 tips if you have lost your job.   1. Don't Be Ashamed Many people fear harsh judgment from others. As a result, ...
More

5 Ways to Keep Your Small Business Afloat in These Stormy Waters

In these troubling times, it would be easy for a small business owner to give up on their dreams and go back to the workforce as a regular Joe. Although there are plenty of small businesses around the country that have closed up over the past few years, this is not something that needs to happen to every struggling small business. There are plenty of ways to fight against these trouble economic times, and any business can succeed with the right small business leadership. If you need some hel...
More

Different Health Insurance Options for Independent Contractors

Life as a freelancer is different then when you were an employee in ways both great and small. Obviously you now get to make all the decisions as to what work you do. That means picking and choosing projects at your discretion, and truly building a business that fits your expertise and passion instead of working in whatever role middle or upper management needs filled. You'll also be able to control your own hours, set up your own working situation and potentially enjoy a flexibility you've neve...
More