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50,000 visits... Whaaaaaat?

Happy July!! (Even though it is the 5th). I am so happy that I have reached 50,000 visits! That’s insane to me, so thank you! I can’t actually imagine who reads my blog, but I’m glad that you do, so thank you :) I have struggled for ideas this week with things to blog about, but I have got some good things lined up for you! 284 more words

Do unemployment benefits discourage people from working?

I noticed that the latest jobs report showed that the percentage of work-eligible Americans working was at a 38-year-low.

CNS News reports:

A record 93,626,000 Americans 16 or older did not participate in the nation’s labor force in June, as the labor force participation rate dropped to 62.6 percent, a 38-year low, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Commentary

Just waiting

I had a low key July 4th. I watched the firework show with my niece and that was about it. It was better than sitting on my ass at home that is for sure. 697 more words

Personal

Continuous Leap (Part Two)

I blame the cold weather and the droplets of water trickling down the window of my room for this sudden contemplation.

While I was studying the Fundamentals of Marketing book, which I have been reading these past few days, I stumbled upon a quote from Peter Drucker as he was talking about the growing and dying companies: 430 more words

Ramblings

scaling up

Surprise, surprise. I received a call on a Tuesday night from HR inviting me to attend this 3-day executive workshop called Scaling Up. It was facilitated by Jeremy Han. 1,207 more words

Business

15 Things Everyone Hates About Working In Customer Service

15 Things Everyone Hates About Working In Customer Service

Working with the general public is one of the least rewarding experiences a person can encounter. At best, they are indifferent to you; at worst, openly hostile. 382 more words

Humour