Category Archives: Jobs

Get the Raise You Deserve

Articles instructing us how to trim our budgets often target the coffee shop specialty coffees: $3.00 a day, compounds to $15 a week, $60 a month, and so on through your working career. I recently heard a compelling rebuttal to … Continue Reading

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Who Doesn’t Dream of Working for the Next Google?

U.S. job growth is driven by startup companies, but if you’ve been offered the opportunity to get in on a company’s ground floor, it’s important to consider potential risks along with the rewards. Drawing from a 2010 Kauffman Foundation study, … Continue Reading

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Looking for a Summer Time Read?

We’ve all asked ourselves questions like “Why do smart people make foolish choices?” In Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior (Doubleday, June 2010) the authors, Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman, examine the reasons for our irrational behavior and suggest … Continue Reading

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Jobs?

The question posed in the title of this blog has a double meaning–jobs as in employment and Jobs as in Steve Jobs of Apple. Chronically high unemployment in the U.S. is having a debilitating effect on our economy. We can point … Continue Reading

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