It’s been said that fear of dying is almost as powerful as fear of speaking in public. In fact, the two are closely entwined. Haven’t we heard the phase: “He’s dying out there” in reference to someone appearing before an audience?
Summer is nearing its end, and around the nation hundreds of thousands of college students will return to their classrooms. For many, the ultimate goal of earning a degree is to land the best job possible. The educational choices you make as undergraduate student will directly impact your job prospects in the future. In fact, the work opportunities available after college tend to be very different from the curriculums you study on campus. For those mapping out their professional lives, the path to rewarding employment in some fields is more arduous than others.
Everyone among us has heard the phrase: “woke up on the wrong side of the bed.” This colloquialism crystallizes a feeling we all have sometime. To wake up on the wrong side of the bed is to spend the day in a funk that was destined from the start. Of course, there are factors out of our control that can ruin a day. Bad news happens. But plenty of ruts are self-perpetuated. You Snooze, You Lose
A bad mood can strike at any moment. One minute you’re fine, when suddenly a trigger is pulled. Without much notice you can find yourself in a slump -- perhaps even a sinkhole. Bad moods are not considerate, either. They can come at the start of your day or even a few minutes before a big presentation. Follow the tips to below to combat bad moods, reverse your attitude and recharge for the work day. Freshen Up
Labor shortages in the United States? It seems like a long time since we've heard or read much about them. Yet, recently, I've received reports and press releases highlighting employer concerns about present and future labor shortages here in the U.S.
You spend the better part of your day at work. You want to enjoy it. You want to love it. But what if your current job is "just a job"? And what if, for one reason or another, you need to stay in that job for a while? Are you doomed to being miserable in the meantime? The good news is -- nope! As Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young did not sing, if you can't have the job you love, love the job you have. Here's how:
You live at the most exciting of times. You were born at the dawn of a new era, and are part of the first generation to grow up with the technology that is now shaping every aspect of life throughout the globe. The opportunities in your future are limited only by your willingness to pursue them.
Summer is a great time of year for part-time employment. While most of us held seasonal positions while in high school or college, those who have already graduated into the labor force can earn additional money to help with expenses, pay for a family vacation or just stash it away.