Category: Employment

Is Your Employer in Financial Trouble?

 

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Employment rates are holding steady according to U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez. On April 3, Mr. Perez cited a recent jobs report that boasted 61 consecutive months of private sector growth. Although 129,000 jobs were created in March, many are still struggling with the threat of layoffs. Read on to learn the warning signs of a financially-unstable employer. Early detection will help you prepare and protect your savings.

So, is your employer in trouble? Red flag behavior includes:

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Cash Flow and Career: Securing the Right Job in 2015

Cash Flow and Career: Securing the Right Job in 2015

An improving job market can only mean one thing: people are quitting. The U.S. saw 2.8 million workers leave their jobs in September, a significant rise from previous years. An influx of new positions means greater bargaining power for salary, benefits and quality of life. Improve your career in 2015 by following the tips below. Distinguish yourself amongst the competition in the New Year.

Ready for a new career? Begin by:

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Job Seminars—How to Spot a Sales Scam

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It’s no secret that stable employment is essential to a stable life. A reliable paycheck affects your ability to pay bills, save for emergencies, stay out of debt, plan your kids’ schooling and save for retirement. The sum of these can equal credit strength or credit damage. With so much at stake, you’re probably willing to search anywhere for a decent job. You may have seen TV commercials or heard radio ads for local seminars promising “cutting-edge information” and “industry secrets.” Tread carefully when considering these opportunities. A sales scam will cost you money and prevent you from achieving your employment goals. Ask yourself:

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Money-Making Trends: Jobs in 2014

Jobs are in strong supply in 2014. Unemployment rates fell to 6.7 percent in February, a 13 percent improvement since the same time last year. If you’re stymied by this statistic, you’re probably also wondering where the jobs are. If you’re struggling to find steady and rewarding work, consider stepping into one of the following fields. Their growth is expected to rise well into 2022, providing you with nearly a decades’ worth of career growth. Take a closer look at:

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Looking for a Career Change? How to Avoid Regretting It

A wise person once said, “Find a career you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” We couldn’t agree more with this sentiment, and it seems many people agree with us. While some may appear outwardly successful, their level of satisfaction tells another story. According to a survey conducted by Medscape, only 54 percent of doctors would choose medicine again as a career. Professional revelations like these are shocking, especially within the realm of highly educated and specialized work. Of course, you don’t have to be an MD to regret your decisions.  Step lightly into your new career by considering the following factors carefully. They will help avoid making the wrong personal and financial decisions.

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