Archive for the 'Careers Employment' Category

Want to Work for Yourself? Those Dream Jobs Don’t Just Happen, They’re Created

Yazan: admin | 11 November 2013 | No Comments
Categories: Careers Employment

While traveling in northern California last October, I happened to tune into a local newscast. The newscaster was telling his co-anchor that the speaker at that morning’s Rotary Club meeting had to cut his presentation short because he was being flown down to Disneyland to carve elaborate Halloween pumpkins for the park festivities. The newscaster […]

I Just Lost My Job: How Am I Going To Tell My Kids?

Yazan: admin | 07 May 2013 | No Comments
Categories: Careers Employment

One of the responsibilities of a human resources professional is to let employees know that their job has been eliminated. It is seldom easy to do and often painful for the person who is hearing the news.

What Your Guidance Counselor, Career Counselor, and Own Mother Probably Never Told You…

Yazan: admin | 14 April 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Careers Employment

The alarm clock jars you awake at some insanely early hour. As you hit the snooze button you think, “there’s gotta be a better way to make a living.” As someone who rolled out of bed this morning at 8:30, I’m here to deliver the good news: there is.

Job Layoff: Confronting “Why Me?”

Yazan: admin | 14 July 2011 | No Comments
Categories: Careers Employment

Perhaps you saw it coming. The fall in company stock prices. The news articles about company troubles. Maybe it was just rumors on the production floor, or a creeping suspicion that orders had slowed down and there was no longer the backlog of work which had been a security blanket. Maybe it was the way […]

What You Need To Know Before Committing To Vocational Retraining

Yazan: admin | 22 June 2011 | No Comments
Categories: Careers Employment

You’ve thought a lot about the kind of work you want to do. The duties, the pay, the hours, the environment

Job or no Job: The Certainty of Uncertainty

Yazan: admin | 20 June 2011 | No Comments
Categories: Careers Employment

Headline from AP via Yahoo News! January 11, 2005: “Chrysler Expects No Job Cuts in 2005, 2006.”