My Salary Will Never Increase Again In Real Dollars – Will Yours?

April 10, 2011

Today I was taking inventory of my career, salary and where things are headed with my company.  Like what we’re seeing in the rest of corporate America, companies have figured out how to do more with less.  On an aggregate level, industrial and service sector productivity is through the roof and corporate profits are at […]

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Annoyed Over How Your Bonus is Determined? Join the Crowd

February 9, 2011

My company has changed their bonus policy practically annually since my employment began.  Frankly, my bonus isn’t a large percentage of my annual salary anyway, as I’m not in sales or an executive position.  But it’s been kind of frustrating to see the weighting for determining the bonus size switch between things like my personal […]

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Jobs with LOW Unemployment – The Data is In

January 19, 2011

With the unemployment rate stubbornly hovering above 9%, I sometimes make the mistake of simplifying the situation by saying to myself  “about 1 out of 10 people I know should be unemployed, statistically speaking”.  As it turns out, of the hundreds of people I know somewhat closely, I can think of only 2 that have […]

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10 Ways Spend Less Time at work – Guaranteed!

June 15, 2010

Most Americans are spending too much time at work.  And it’s often not because they’re getting so much done, but rather because they’re not making it a priority to shrink the workday and be more efficient.  I haven’t mastered the art of a shortened workday myself, but there are many tips and tricks that I’ve […]

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