As I was preparing this post, it occurs to me that there’s a big difference between the male rooster and the female chicken. Confidence (cockiness) is literally named for the male of the species, while the female name (chicken) denotes lack of courage. How did that happen?
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It’s graduation time, and thousands of new college graduates will enter the market looking for their first serious job. The local market is certainly better than when they entered college four (or more) years ago; the unemployment rate has dropped from 11 percent in 2010 to around six percent today. Graduates will have a diploma …
Embed from Getty Images National Military Spouse Appreciation Day is celebrated on the Friday before Mother’s Day in May. This year it will be celebrated on Friday, May 6. The day was designated by President Reagan in 1984 to celebrate military spouses, the heart of the families who support troops during mission, deployment, and return …
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The dictionary defines “holistic” as “concerned with wholes or with complete systems rather than with the analysis of, treatment of, or dissection into parts.”
Gardening, home improvement, and crafts, of course. We still take on work for pleasure, of course, which is the definition of a hobby. Sometimes, we even monetize our hobby; Etsy is exhibit A. But for the most part, a hobby is something you do for love, regardless of how skilled you happen to be. But does what you do for fun matter to your career?
Workers are creating their own jobs through consulting or contract work while waiting for a full time job to appear, and in some case, as a permanent solution.
Each Year, U.S. News and World Report generates a list of the best jobs for the coming year. The occupations selected are those the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will grow the most between 2012 and 2022. Those top 100 jobs, from the industries of business, creative, construction, health care, social services and technology, are then ranked based on projected openings, rate of growth, job prospects, unemployment rates, salary and job satisfaction.