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Posted by on in In The News

Abundant oil supply and not enough demand are causing a drop in gasoline prices. Does saving a little cash at the gas pump influence economic growth and employment rates? Gerald Celente, publisher of Trends Journal and researcher at Trends Institute, comments on the decrease in oil prices. When interviewed by a reporter Celente shares how lower gasoline prices helps some consumers, yet offers little assistance for people with high debts and poor income jobs. Celente goes on to share how saving a few pennies at the pump helps, but fails to create meaningful economic change. To view the full interview please click here.

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Posted by on in Careers

Ready for a career that’s invigorating, compelling, and highly sought-out? Whether you’re aspiring professional growth, establishing a business, or in search for a fulfilling job role, it’s crucial to examine your options. Analyzing career options is equally important when choosing amongst occupations that fit personal ambitions and lifestyle. If you’re looking to give your career a fresh start this New Year, then get ready to learn and implement effective career-planning tips!

Career Planning Tips for the New Year: 

1. Make a List of Short-Term & Long-Term Goals: Actions that require priority can be assigned as short-term goals to be accomplished within 6-9 months. Long-term goals can be divided into yearly accomplishments or specific timeframes (i.e. every 5 years, etc.) to monitor career progress. Also, document the time period it will take to complete educational requirements and financial investments. Doing so helps to establish realistic short-term and long-term goals.

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Posted by on in Job Seekers

With so many job opportunities available, it's crucial to determine which positions best fit your lifestyle and personality. Here is a fun Q & A to to assist in defining which employment options are worth the time and pursuit. Taking a few minutes to think about your career decisions is a worthwhile investment.

Question #1: Do you prefer routines and schedules, or does spontaneity and excitement fuel your day?

Answer: If you prefer routine or a fixed schedule, then you may want to pursue employment options that offer a determined shift such as banking, sales, and various administrative positions.

If change and variety bring a sense of career satisfaction, there are many flexibility and creativity jobs you to engage. Unpredictable circumstances are encountered frequently, especially in the medical field and in the realm of education. These career choices are great choices for individuals that enjoy freedom and change. 

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Posted by on in Employees

We can all relate to challenging coworkers who get a thrill from complicating situations. Whether it’s a power struggle or unresolved issues at core, such individuals can be a burden to work with. Difficult employees not only influence colleagues but the company as a whole, impacting employee longevity and work performance. Therefore, it’s critical to be prompt in addressing and settling problematic behaviors.

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Posted by on in Careers

A sales manager position opened at work, and the boss inquires if anyone knows of a potential candidate. Immediately you think of Sally, your bubbly friend who can make buddies with just about anyone – even pets. To your surprise, after a few weeks into the job Sally mentions how the sales position just doesn’t fit her personality. How could this be? Sally is friendly, social, and energetic – the perfect fit for the sales manager position we’ve been seeking to fill.

There are many intriguing aspects to an individual’s personality. Although it may appear irrelevant, personality types influence work fulfillment, productivity, longevity, and general satisfaction in career choices. Before presenting job recommendations for each personality type, let’s explore four common types of temperaments.

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