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Wendy Powell

Doggone It, Our Own USA Olympic Team Doesn't Buy American?

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

Will I cheer for the USA Team in Chinese clothing? Of course I will but it makes a cynical statement about the future of manufacturing in the USA. But, Americans, it's time to take the reins and call in our own financial cavalry. We are losing this competition.

How Is This for Affordable Health Care? Question the Health and Human Services' New $20 Million PR Firm Hired to Tout Obamacare

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

This impending PR campaign is irresponsible when there is a Supreme Court decision expected in the not-too-distant future that may affect the very existence of the Affordable Health Care Act.

Morally Bankrupt Sandusky Was "Just Behaving Like a Jock"

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports
Wendy N. Powell

According to his attorney Joe Amendola, "He (Jerry Sandusky) was just behaving like a jock" As expected, this horrifying story is getting worse and wo...

Lessons Learned From Penn State's Former Coach Joe Paterno

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Wendy N. Powell

Many say Paterno didn't do anything wrong, but the issue is, he didn't do the right thing.

Beware of the "Ides of Jobs"; Strategies to Recover From Job Adversity

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

We all make mistakes on the job, and occasionally the boss steps in to correct our performance with discipline or a performance improvement plan. It's how you recover from adversity that sets you aside from the rest.

How Can You Help the Unemployed? Support the Companies That Hire Them

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

The unemployment rate is holding firm; companies continue their refusal to hire the unemployed. We wonder what more a nation of desperate job seekers ...

Job Seekers: 11 Ways to Stand Out in the Sea of Competition

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

How do you know that you will be seriously considered for the job? And are you prepared to present yourself in the best light? The answer is also simple: dazzle yourself, and unless you dazzle the reviewer, your candidacy will be ignored.

Loosen the Reins on Small Business and Good Things Will Happen With Unemployment

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

Make it easier for business growth and more jobs will be created. This will result in more tax paying members of the public.

Is Our Jury System Broken? Are Jurors Expecting Too Much Evidence? What Can the Public Do?

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

The public wants answers. Watching their reaction to the acquittal of Casey Anthony is heartrending and troublesome. Justice for Caylee Anthony wa...

The Employee Free Choice Act is Back; The National Labor Relations Board has Awakened a Sleeping Giant

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

Keep an eye out for the newly proposed changes to the National Labor Relations Act. They are remarkably similar to the Employee Free Choice Act. The ...

The Health Care Golden Egg for Some But Not for All

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

What's good for the golden goose is good for the gander. Not so much when it comes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Selective groups will be forgiven this year from the restricted annual limits on the health care benefit provisions.