Switching jobs may mean an initial pay cut, but there could be perks to doing it anyway.
In February, private employers added 217,000 jobs.
“I’ve just been made a manager and I haven’t a clue what to do!” This was what went through my head more than 20 years ago when I found myself suddenly in charge. My focus should have been on what I could do to shine. Executives and managers shared similar stories of dread and insecurity when I was researching my book. But your bosses clearly saw something in you that caused them to promote you. Your job is to build on these strengths, while you try and master the other skills necessary to be a successful leader. Here are 11 ways you can shine from Day 1:
More than 40,000 TSA workers were given collective bargaining rights last month. Will this make unionizing more widespread?
States aren't allowed to coin money. They can issue gold and silver, though, and some are talking about actually doing it.
Strict building regulations may hinder the formation of a competitive market of new schools.
Taxpayers might get up in arms if the deduction were eliminated, but they would have no reason to be upset.
Democrats have become irrelevant, and a government shutdown is looming.
What happens when we look at the US as a giant business?
With the price of energy soaring – oil passed $100 per barrel on Tuesday – long-haul truckers are hurting, but hybrid manufacturers are smiling. Californians feel the pinch at the pump while Midwesterners, closer to large fuel inventories, wonder what all the fuss is about. With gasoline now at $3.37 per gallon – 20 cents higher than last week, and rising daily – who is profiting from higher prices and who is not?
Sometimes, the 'cost' imposed on others is meaningless.
Spending in January rose 5 percent from December but remains 64 percent below the peak in 2006.