Workers living paycheck to paycheck on the rise and that is a problem

On my way driving to downtown Atlanta I heard a report from consumer activist Clark Howard. He was reporting that the rate of workers living paycheck to paycheck is up to a new high. Additionally, the number of workers saving money is at a new low. This jives with a new study by CareerBuilder published …

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From the Archive: The importance of reading to your personal well-being and development

There is a discussion on my Facebook page about whether or not men read. I had to repost this. I think reading is critical to your personal development. So does Tom Peters.   I am not going to go on a tirade here about reading. It is important. Here is an excerpt from Tom Peter’ …

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Three excellent HR reads for Thursday

I could not think of any single topic to write about today, so I thought I would point you to three blog posts written by others that I thought you might find interesting. Jon Hyman – Winter is coming … for the FLSA’s salary test A very astute attorney, Jon Hyman, writes about the coming …

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Revisted: 8 Things Successful People do to be Successful

This is from two years ago. Good information then, good information now. As we end this year you may be searching for guidance for the next year in order to improve who you are and how you do what you do. I will save you a search. Here is a list that was written by …

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From the Archive: Forget their Weaknesses, Improve their Strengths

I am away on some personal time so I wanted to repost this from November 2013. It was pretty well read, which means that others found it interesting, you might too. It is a general consensus these days that performance appraisal is broken. Managers hate to deliver them, employees hate to get them and HR …

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Do you have what it takes to be creative?

I don’t generally consider myself creative. I used to think I was but then I’d watch a show on various inventions, or watch a profile about an artist and I’d rethink my creative nature. Generally my conception of creativity was that it came from a flash of brilliance or a moment of inspiration. But an …

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