I'm not sure how or when this happened, but a lot of young people today are resistant to the idea that his or her first job be in fast-food, retail, or some other lower paying job. They believe these are "dead-end jobs." They think there is no future
We all want to work in an environment that allows us to be our own unique person, but sometimes this desire can be what is holding us back. Why? Because you're not in charge. Someone else is. A curmudgeon. What or, more precisely, who is a
Economics. What a snooze-fest, right? Unfortunately, the national and local economy plays a huge role in our lives, whether we like it or not. It explains why some people are working and others are not, why some companies are hiring and others are
The shocked feeling you have when you are let go from a job is awful. I won’t sugar-coat it for you. It sucks! It’s a feeling of dread and fear for the future. I know. I’ve been there before. Your thoughts are racing. How am I going to pay my rent
When I was a kid, Head and Shoulders had an ad campaign which used an old Will Rogers saying as its tagline: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Of course, they were targeting people with dandruff issues. But it’s a pretty
Brian Young It's easy to get frustrated with ourselves when we make a seemingly silly mistake. Most of the time, though, it's not justified. The best way to respond to mistakes is to keep it in perspective and make sure you don't do it again.