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Retirement in Today's Job Market

More and more individuals find it challenging to retire by age 65. A survey conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) on 1,026 adults age 35 and older shows longer expectancy of employment beyond traditional retirement age. Most participants were full-time workers who simply cannot afford the cost of living if retired by 65. Financial uncertainties as well as health factors creates great stress for many adults working in later stages of life. As noted by AARP, “Indeed, 11 percent of these respondents say they expect to keep working into their 80s or beyond.” Employees and business owners are remaining in the workforce past retirement age in attempt to support health and living expenses. Consequently, retiring by age 65 is becoming less popular for older adults in today's society.

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How to Turn Obstacles Into Success

Setbacks are a natural propensity in leadership and business development. It would be great if a vaccine provided immunity from potential failures. Until then, we all face challenges that can shake us at our core. Rather than allowing setbacks to halt professional growth, use such experiences as a springboard to manifest influential outcomes. Winston Churchill once said, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Failure is not the end, but rather provides an opportunity for significant transformation.

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7 Tips to Excel in Your Career

Career growth is a continuous process requiring dedication, learning, and evaluation of professional aspirations. Some individuals are content with standard occupational roles, while others pursue career advancements. For those seeking to grow in their profession, a few simple strategies can be the key to exceling in your career.

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Effects of Extended Work Shifts on Employee Health & Productivity

Most of us are familiar with jobs offering overtime hours extending beyond a 40-hour work week. For entrepreneurs and employees creating their schedule, working long hours is often the norm, making it difficult to disengage mentally from work. In turn many employees. Electronic devices intended to increase productivity are being used throughout the day, evening, and on weekends for work-related responsibilities. There are great benefits in using technology, yet it’s crucial to diligently balance work and social life. Whether you work a fixed schedule or different hours of the day employee safety begins with education. Taking positive steps when working extended hours promotes health, safety, and work productivity.

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Do’s & Don’t When Driving Long Distances to Work

Do you dread being behind the wheel for extended periods of time? Many employees and entrepreneurs find themselves driving long distances for occupational purposes. Rather than exhausting your energy complaining consider ways to make the most of your commute time. After applying a few simple strategies, you may find the drive to and from work revitalizing in ways ways never imagined! Let’s explore some do’s and don’t to keep in mind when driving long distances to work.

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