Is Taking FMLA the Right Step to Deal with Your Job Stress?

Stress on the job is a part of the workday - dealing with deadlines, multiple tasks, dealing with other people or customers, and balancing time with family/me-time. But there are times when these tasks can take its toll. There are times when too much work, too little time to get them done added with difficult …

Jumping on the Black Friday Weekend and How it Can Help Your Career

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, which I hope was a time spent appreciating the many blessings in your life, we are now heading into the Christmas holidays. Today marks the start of the shopping season, with today being Black Friday and ending with Cyber Monday; stores are going all-out with having huge discounts and specials …

Job Strain Can Lead to Heart Attack Risk

A recent study published in the medical journal, The Lancet, found that job strain increases your chance of having a heart attack.  According the study findings,  job strain "is associated with a small, but consistent, risk of experiencing a first heart attack."  Those who have more demanding jobs or those who feel they have little …

Focusing Only on the Money Won’t Get You a Job

I see it over and over again - job seekers feeling confused and frustrated that they can't find a job because they are only focusing on the money they will make.  While pay and benefits are important, they are not the only factors to consider when searching for a job.  You have to think about …