Great News If You Want A Job In Health Care…

Great news for health care job seekers: According to an article written in  The New York Times, health care employment has increased during the recession, while employment as a whole has declined. The article highlights that regardless of how the current health care reform ends up, industry jobs will likely remain abundant due to the […] Read More

Wii Fit. For Real?

Well, I am a little late to the blog this morning because I have sore shoulders and elbows.  I owe this soreness to the time I spent at the Wii Sports Resort over the weekend.  We purchased Wii for our son this Christmas and it tripped my video game circuit which, while hardwired into every little boy, […] Read More

15 Ways to Blow Your Job Interview

This is an exceptionally funny look at some of the really stupid things people do or say at job interviews.  Culled from professional recruiters, these are all things that actually happened and that should be avoided at all costs if you’re lucky enough to land an interview in this tough employment environment. Read More

President’s Proclamation for MLK Day

THE WHITE HOUSE  Office of the Press Secretary MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., FEDERAL HOLIDAY, 2010  The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., challenged our Nation to recognize that our individual liberty relies upon our common equality.  In communities marred by division and injustice, the movement he built from the ground up forced open doors to […] Read More

How to Help Haitian Earthquake Victims

In the aftermath of a 7.0 earthquake in the impoverished island nation of Haiti, some of the world’s poorest citizens are dealt an ever more challenging hand than they had been faced with previously.  With so little by way of resources in the best of times, folks in Haiti are now faced with having to […] Read More

Jobs Disappearing (But Not in Healthcare)

An interesting piece in the Wall Street Journal discusses the likely permanent loss of jobs during the Great Recession of 2009.  Obviously, fields closely related to the credit and housing bubbles at the root of the current recession – mortgage brokerages, financial industry, home building etc. – have shed jobs which may never return.  Also, […] Read More

The Past Decade in Only Three Minutes-A Remarkable Video!

The ABC-TV show, “Good Morning America,” had a remarkable video recently that managed to overview the entire past ten years within three minutes. I was surprised by how many things I had forgotten about that were covered in the content and also surprised that we all survived the decade in light of all of the […] Read More

Move Your Money – Beat The Greedy Bankers

I don’t know about you, but I am disgusted with the banksters on Wall Street who wrecked the economy while laughing all the way to their Swiss Bank accounts with our tax-funded bailout money.  Then, after all we as taxpayers did to save their entire industry, they thanked us by jacking up credit card rates […] Read More

How And Where Did Kennedy Die? Your answer may provide insights into how you fit into the new workplace.

In the current job market, there are four different generations working, the first time in American history that this is the case.  Each generation has a different way of communicating and different values and expectations.  According to Greg Hammill, a human resources specialist, there are distinct attitudes, motivational “buttons,” behaviors, habits and expectations identified within […] Read More