Can Losing a Job Save Your Life?

On The Job

Would you do your job if you didn't get paid? This post is for all of you who can't imagine who or what you'd be without your job, but you do know that the word "love" or "passion" has never entered your consciousness when you talk about what you do for a living. As a corporate vice president with a high powered job, she thought she had it all: security, money, prestige. My prayer is that this (job loss) is a wake-up call. Don't over identify yourself with a job."

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7 Smart Strategies To Deal With Unemployment

Dumb Little Man

In 2020, millions lost their jobs due to the pandemic and the lockdowns enforced worldwide. Matt Walker states in his Ted Talk Sleep is your superpower , that sleep is essential for many reasons like learning and memory, cardiovascular health, immunity, and your overall wellness.

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How to Keep Your Sanity After Losing Your Job

Dumb Little Man

Losing your job can certainly make you nuts, especially when you are the bread winner in the family; when a lot of people you love depend on you. However, keeping your composure after losing your job can be totally within your control. Accept that you lost your job and that you may not be able to get it back. When you lost your job, perhaps the very first thing that went into your head is: How will I be able to provide for my family? Go job hunting again.

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How to Make a Good Impression

Ian's Messy Desk

Always have stock questions ready, such as, “What do you like about your job?&# Related articles by Zemanta 5 Reasons Why Eye Contact Is Important ( 15 Tips for Making Yourself Memorable ( Video: Making a Good Impression on the Job Hunt ( Related Posts: Leaving a Lasting Impression Bits and Pieces – November 16 6 Tricks to Help You Remember Names Communication Did you enjoy this post?

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Is Your Career in Jeopardy Because of Your Weight?

45 Things

As Congress debates health care reform, its worth noting that employers are already taking steps to bring down their health care costs, whether its setting up wellness programs for workers -- or requiring employees who have certain health risks to pay higher insurance deductibles. In either case, better check out your waistline if you’re serious about having a job in the future. Petrie Sue says for job seekers, it may pay to be up front about the issue.

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Featured Soloist Kelly Newsome: “Lessons Annihilate Regrets”

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: Health + wellness/personal yoga sessions. I found the job hunt a little overwhelming, though. Now, I can focus more on cool stuff like specialized speaking gigs on health and wellness, especially for busy women, especially professionals and/or moms. Health + wellness speaking gigs, especially on yoga addiction, with awesome companies across legal and other industries.

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Networking Key for Vets to Find a Job

45 Things

I just have one question for you today: What have you done to help a vet find a job? And then help one of them find a job. In 2008, when Jessie Canella returned home from Iraq where he had been deployed as a Marine, he wasn't sure how to get a job in the civilian world. So he turned to what he had heard was a place to find lots of jobs: online job boards. While in the barber's chair, Canella confided that he was depressed about his job prospects.

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2 Big Myths About Work You Need to Ditch

45 Things

Heres the story I did for my Gannett column: You may believe that all those extra hours you’re putting in on the job without being paid will help you stay in the boss’s good graces, but you may not realize that you’re breaking the law – and you could be fired for it. A lot of people are worried about their jobs, and they want to contribute in this recession by working off the clock.

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y? When I graduated from college, my priorities were: getting a job doing something I loved, having opportunities for advancement and making enough money to pay the rent. They’re paying attention and taking all the opportunities they can to make contacts (for jobs).

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