Job Placement and Training

Financial assistance for furloughed government workers

There are a number of emergency financial assistance programs available for furloughed workers, free items, short term jobs, and other resources for the roughly 800,000 federal government workers who are not getting paid. Below you will find different categories of assistance, whether for housing or rental needs, food, utilities, car payments, credit cards or financial resources for paying other bills. Both the government and charities/non-profits may offer support. We also have listed some ideas on how a furloughed worker can make a few dollars while they are waiting for the …

Income disparity – CEO pay

Income disparity in the US, in particular of top executives such as CEO level (Chief Executive officers), is at ridiculous levels and the problem is getting worse and worse. Now I am all in favor of being well compensated for hard work, being rewarded for innovative ideas, people taking chances by investing, and similar things. They should be compensated more than others, but come on now…we are at outrageous levels. I think taking a chance on business, investing, coming up with a successful business idea and such be rewarded in …

Be Productive and Learn Something During The Holiday

If you are spending the holiday alone or even have some downtime, there are many productive things you can do to stay busy that will improve the upcoming year. If you cannot afford to enjoy the holiday, use your time wisely to stay productive. This will ensure that you are prepared for a successful start in the new year. Learn a new skill: Personal and professional success involves learning new skills, regardless of age, there is always something to learn which can help to advance your career and earnings. Below …