23 signs you're about to be fired
08/12/2017
Getting fired can be a real shock to the system. But there are usually signs that your termination is pending. You've just got to know where to look. Maybe your boss is out to get you. Maybe you've been embroiled in some recent controversy at work. Or maybe your organization is  undergoing a massive transition or merger. Either way, it helps to be prepared. Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of " Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior...

Don't You Quit!
06/29/2017
One of my all time Faves... When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit- Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is queer with its twists and turns, As every one of us sometimes learns, And many a fellow turns about When he might have won had he stuck it out. Don't give up though the pace seems slow - You may...

Why Workers Aren’t Getting Bigger Paychecks Despite Sizzling Jobs Market
06/02/2017
The U.S. has created more than 16 million new jobs since 2010 to push the unemployment rate down to a 16-year low, but the strongest labor market in years still hasn’t translated into much bigger paychecks for Americans workers. The government on Friday said hourly pay rose at a 2.5% pace in the 12-month period ending in May, unchanged from the prior month and down from a post-recession peak of 2.9% at the end of 2016. By now, many economists had figured wages would be growing at 3% or...