Labor Day was first established in 1885 to celebrate the socio-economic achievements of the American worker. One hundred thirty years later, that message has largely been lost, as most Americans see the day as little more than one last respite before the unofficial end of the summer.
It's easy to know that you're not happy with your current career path. (Hello, Sunday night blues.) But it's a whole lot harder to know what you want to be doing instead. There are so many options!
When what used to be your passion turns into a mesre job that you have to stick with in order to justify all of those years and pay back your astronomical student loans, what was once a dream can feel like a nightmare.
File papers: check. Develop marketing plan: check. Get baby from doctor and drop off prescription medication at pharmacy...check? Everyone needs additional help from time to time, including your boss. But how much is too much when it comes to asking a favor from an employee?
Copeland's story has played out in the rarefied field of tutus and pointe shoes, but the lessons about sponsorship are crucial for anyone who wants to succeed in their chosen career. Furthermore, as Copeland has shown, they're especially important for black women who aspire to leadership positions in the corporate world.
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I was good at my job, but that's just it... "good." Imagine if I operated with the same motivation and desire to be better as when I first started? I probably would have been further ahead. There should never be a point in your life when you feel as though you are just "going through the motions."
My mother encouraged me to follow my dreams as a child, which is why she allowed me to leave college and focus on my passion for music. Little did I know that 20 years later, I'd literally be following my dreams.
After endless months of pain medication and multiple doctor visits, Dr. Mindel was finally diagnosed with a disc herniation. The doctors recommended surgery, but a family friend suggested he try a new, alternative medicine called chiropractic.
All deaf individuals deserve an qualified interpreter with the skills to get the job done right. Over the past 25 years, ASL interpreters have worked hard to create a high standard of quality within our field. This begins at the very foundation: education.
Whether you spend a lot of time on the road, work in a very small (i.e., one employee -- you) office, or telecommute from home, isolation is an occupational hazard. Here, a few tips to a successful solo career.
What's a job "skill"? On a resume, it seems like everyone has their own definition. Some people list "skills" like "effective manager" and "dedicated...
If you hope to be a good nurse (or coworker, or person with a heart), you're going to spend the majority of your working life doing things you SO mistakenly think are beneath you. The "little" stuff is rarely small. It's heavy and you can't carry it by yourself. So yes, little nursling, you are here to pass trays.
Today, I was fortunate to interview someone from the medical industry and get a glimpse of how he started and what constantly motivates him.
Molly Mogren has pretty much done it all. She has hiked the Antarctic Peninsula, outrun a hyena in South Africa, and powered through Iowa in a mon...
Have you heard this advice before: "Follow your passions!" "Do what you love!"? And have you thought, what if my passions are my hobbies? Things that I could never be paid for?