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Whoa, Not So Fast College Grad; That Piece of Paper Doesn’t Necessarily Guarantee A Job Anymore.

From the time we start school parents have a vision of their children being successful not only academically, but assume these achievements will lead to a successful future filled with plenty of job opportunities to choose from.  Being “picky” in a jobless environment is not an option for many, especially college graduates who not only […]

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It’ll Cost You—Are People Scared to Negotiate Salary?

The Recession has created so much doubt and uncertainty for people that they no longer expect certain accolades, which were once offered in the past.  People fear requesting certain things like an increase in salary because they assume the next time they visit the mailroom they’ll have a pink slip awaiting them, and if that […]

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Getting Back To Work for Stay-At-Home Moms Is A Struggle For More Than One Reason

Instead of waking up at 6:00 a.m. to fight traffic, many women choose to take on the challenges of staying home to raise their children instead. As challenging as this task is, what seems to be more intimidating for moms is re-entering the workforce after such a lengthy time away.  Stay-at-home moms are up against […]

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Make Better Decisions, Get Ahead (Recession or not)

Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked. – Warren Buffett We saw plenty of companies and businesses go under when the Recession and its wave of crises hit.  Yet amid the chaos, we saw others survive and still others thrive. . What makes some companies sink and others become […]

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