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Have You Considered Phased Retirement?

You’re tired of working and ready to retire, so what’s stopping you? Maybe you can’t afford it yet. Or perhaps you don’t want to stop working because you enjoy it. You want more time to dedicate to your family or hobbies, but aren’t quite ready to give your job up and retire. So, regardless of […]

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Why Do So Many People Hate Their Jobs?

Why are we so dissatisfied with our work? You’ve heard about it in the halls. Around the water cooler. At parties. When you pick up your son or granddaughter. No matter where you go, at least one person is complaining about their job. But it’s still surprising to see the statistics around work. The Conference […]

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Diffusing Tension in the Workplace

Resolve conflict and bring peace to the work world The workplace is complicated. It doesn’t matter if you work on an assembly line, type away at a cubicle, make cold calls in a call center, or take customer orders at a dinner table; you always deal with other people. We’re all human and we have […]

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The Top 3 Seasonal Work Opportunities

Do you hear that? Turkeys are gobbling and sleigh bells are jingling… Although seasonal hiring is going on year-round, the end of the year is especially full of tantalizing opportunities. From holiday banquet servers and retail employees to event security at the big game, there’s something for everyone. These jobs are a great way to […]

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Safety Month: Workstation Ergonomics to Maintain a Healthy Back

June is National Safety Month, and what better way to celebrate than a few workplace safety tips? Proper back support, correct lifting techniques, and eye protection tips can seem tedious, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth discussing. Since looking at a few short points can save you from chronic pain or injury, we think […]

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How Has Work Changed Your Life?

Share your stories with us! Many jobs provide a whole new work family, a new culture, and a new experience. Work can truly change our lives. We can learn new skills, meet new people, and go to exciting new places. What about you? Has a job or any step on your career path ever changed […]

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Need a Job? Seasonal Work Is Here

Need a Job? Seasonal Work Is Here

The holiday season may still seem far off, but now is the time to start looking for work if you plan to find a seasonal job this year. Every year, the holiday season helps put millions of people to work in jobs that may begin as temporary employment, but often turn into permanent employment. There […]

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Make a Cool Impression at Your Summer Job

Every summer, many students look for temporary work while they take a break from school. Summer jobs are a great way to make money, meet new people, and enhance your resume. They’re also an important stepping stone in your career path, whether the job you choose is part of your overall career goals or not. […]

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Be a Leader on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

One of the greatest leaders in American history was Martin Luther King, Jr. His leadership, influence, and impact on the civil rights movement was so memorable that he has a day dedicated in his honor – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Observed on the third Monday of January, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a […]

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Poll: What Is the Key Factor That Contributes to Your Job Satisfaction?

Poll: What Is the Key Factor That Contributes to Your Job Satisfaction?

The new year is just around the corner and with it often comes a renewed focus on goals. From losing weight to saving money, many people will create New Year’s resolutions and develop plans to stick with them. As you look toward 2015, you might plan to increase your job search efforts by applying to […]

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