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    WA State January unemployment rate creeps up again
    Recently, the Employment Security Department announced January unemployment numbers, which continues to show a positive trend when it comes to the addition of new jobs for our state. Although job gains continued to grow, our state’s...
  • How can you make your resume stand out?
    How can you make your resume stand out?
    Most companies have criteria by which they compare the effectiveness and productivity of their employees. Using sales as an example, companies might compare the number of sales of their different sales staff. Large companies might compare sales...
  • Friendship Is Important
    6 tips on improving morale at your workplace
    It can be difficult improving the morale in your business. It can also be challenging to try to please everybody and for everyone to do their job correctly.As a result, here are six tips on how to improve the work environment within your business...
  • Be A Valuable Employee
    6 ways to be a valuable employee at your company
    Nowadays, it is important to be an important and valuable employee. Many companies are laying off people and are downsizing so it is imperative that you have something to offer for the company you are working for.Here are six tips on how to become...
  • A strong immune system gives you a career advantage
    A strong immune system gives you a career advantage
    Imagine that an employee has an important work assignment deadline that his manager has assigned him to meet, and it looks as if the employee will meet it. Then, the employee gets a bad cold, misses work for several days, and does not meet the...
  • Avoid or at least shorten periods of unemployment
    Avoid or at least shorten periods of unemployment
    The latest research indicates that extended unemployment causes permanent personality changes of a negative nature. These research findings were surprising because they indicated that personality can be permanently affected by external events such...
  • How to overcome age discrimination during your job search II
    How to overcome age discrimination during your job search II
    Some enlightened employers not only do not practice age discrimination, but also actually appreciate the skills of their retirement eligible employees. They have created government and industry programs that help their retirement eligible...
  • Employee training gamification
    Could gamification be the answer to better training and employee engagement?
    Elearning provides the perfect avenue to training employees more effectively and efficiently. This is especially true if there are tests in place that are normally used to evaluate their skills and what they've learned. Tests often don't...
  • Preppers need to nurture their immune systems
    Preppers need to nurture their immune systems
    Strong immune systems work help protect human bodies from infections and disease. During and immediately after a potential, future disaster, however, conditions might be bad enough so that the proper care of preppers’ immune systems might...
  • Consider jobs that do not require a college education
    Consider jobs that do not require a college education
    Some young people may not want to go to college or might want to go part time to college while they work. This article will discuss different career fields and jobs that give their employees good careers, even though they do not require a college...
  • Wal-Mart eliminates health insurance for part time employees
    Wal-Mart eliminates health insurance for part time employees
    Wal-Mart stores, the largest retailer in the world, plans to cut health insurance for some of its workforce and increase premiums for everyone else, according to a USA Today article published on October 7, 2014.Wal-Mart says it will eliminate...
  • ISIS threatens Twitter employees
    ISIS threatens Twitter employees
    A group that is associated with the radical Muslim terrorist group, ISIS (Islamic State) has sent word that they intend to assassinate Twitter employees in the U.S. and in Europe for closing down their Twitter accounts. The warnings came as users...
  • Hydrant among burned material
    Help available for workers and companies affected by Eastern WA wildfires
    The Employment Security Department announced recently that the same type of disaster unemployment benefits that were available to those workers impacted during the Oso Landslide are also available for those not able to work due to the wildfires in...
  • Carlos Slim proposes idea of four-day work week
    Tell your boss: Billionaire calls for four-day weekends
    Telecom magnate and billionaire Carlos Slim wants you to take more time off. Although you have probably never heard of him before, the man undoubtedly knows what it takes to be successful. After all, he is the world's richest man, a title he...
  • Hobby Lobby employees offered solution to Supreme Court ruling
    Condom company offers solution to SCOTUS Hobby Lobby decision?
    Americans have been hard at work trying to abolish the Supreme Court's recent controversial ruling that gave Hobby Lobby the right, as a corporation, to tell workers they must abide by their religious beliefs regarding health care,...