Moving around and lessons in business

Today, there are two articles I want to share that has to do with choices and lessons. Joe Light from the Wall Street Journal writes about that as the economy is slowing getting off the ground, many workers who did not lose their jobs due to the economy are making the choice right now to…

Returning to work may not be all that happy

Landing a job can feel like a huge burden has been lifted off of your shoulders.  However, the stress, anxiety, and emotional strife continues to linger after getting back on the saddle. Marty Orgel, a freelance writer for Marketwatch, writes about how those who have been through long-term unemployment are more likely to be in…

“RE:Invention”

Rick Newman of U.S. News and World Report filed a story on December 15, 2009 on Catherine Goerz, who was laid-off from her job.  The main story is on how to live happily on 75 percent less of your income. Beyond the story, Goerz did something that helped others who were going through the same…

Is it better to stay unemployed?

The Christian Science Monitor published a story on Tuesday about the difficult choice for the unemployed to either find work or stay unemployed.  If someone decides to get a part-time job, then they will lose their unemployed benefits based on a recalculating system that is used.  The impression that the unemployed has is that they’re…

Holiday Blues

Thanksgiving and Christmas are meant to be a time of celebration, family, and joyous fun.  For some, the holiday season can be melancholy or sad, as loved ones are far away from home, or have passed on.  Not since the Great Depression has there been so much uncertainty and worry heading into the holiday season…