Why We Have So Many College Educated Under and Unemployed

The bad news just keeps on coming! Recently, we learned that economic growth for 2014’s first quarter is in negative territory—negative 2.9% to be exact. Then we are confronted by the alarming fact that 1 of every 2 recent college grads is receiving necessary financial support from parents, even though fully half of this 50% […]

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Raising the Minimum Wage: Heads I Win-Tails You Lose

In case you haven’t been on top of this development, the Seattle, Washington City Council recently passed a $15 per hour minimum wage law. As you are no doubt aware, President Obama has been waging (no pun intended) a campaign to increase the Federal minimum wage from its current $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per […]

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2080 or Fewer—How Much Time We Spend on the Job

Based on a 40 hour work week and 52 weeks per year, the math works out to 2,080 hours spent working each year. The government’s General Accounting Office sees things differently (now there’s a shock) and says the average annual hours worked are 2,087, at least for the purpose of calculating an hourly rate of […]

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New Year New Job? Do This Not That

It’s that time again, the beginning of a brand new year. The holidays are over and now you find yourself back at work. Quite naturally, some people find themselves dreading going back to work. They are sick and tired of the same old same old, a career that seems to be stuck in idle or […]

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