Here is a comprehensive list of tips for job hunting in a recession like this one. For example - developing an online identity and using your resources wisely.
Merriam-Webster shares their list of newly minted words for their dictionary. "Staycation" has made the list this year. A sign of the times, perhaps?
An overview of CARS (Car Allowance Rebate System), formerly known as Cash for Clunkers, which gives you money for upgrading your gas guzzler for a fuel-efficient vehicle.
Madison DuPaix from My Dollar Plan shared a very timely list with us today - 6 Job Search Tips for New College Grads. Madison discussed some things to consider as near-graduates or recent graduates begin their job search, or are already deep in the job searching process but have not yet found luck. It's a … Continue reading 6 More Job Hunting Tips for New Graduates
An interesting phenomenon occurs at the workplace when a recession comes sweeping through. Some people become hyper-motivated, ready to do anything possible to enhance the business, bring in work, and produce whatever "widget" it is your company produces. Then there are those who close up, become defensive and protective of their own work, worry too … Continue reading Don’t Play The Recession Victim at Work – Boost Your Productivity
Two months ago, I put together a small collection of positive quotations for the recession and received a great deal of interest from people looking for inspiration, motivation, or just a happy moment in a world that seems increasingly bent on delivering bad news. So to follow up and spread some cheer, I've put together another … Continue reading More Motivational Quotes for a Bad Economy
With the overall economy tanking, and very sharply in many specific industries, some companies are turning to an alternative when everyone but the critical personnel has been laid off - pay cuts. A company-wide pay cut has the potential to save a large number of individual jobs at the "expense" of the many. As an example, for … Continue reading How To Handle a Pay Cut (Financially Speaking)