Job Related Cancer Risks

Over the years one of the highest risks of exposure to hazardous chemicals has been in the work environment. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has developed a list of the top priority substances to be aware of.  This priority list is not a list of “most toxic” substances, but rather a prioritization of substances […]

How to be Motivated at Work

Your first job is often an exciting and electrifying experience, having set the milestone towards a hopefully vibrant and successful career. Over your first year on the job you are introduced to some rigors but you are bent on achieving results that exceeded your employer’s expectations. The novelty of the experience makes vitality spring forth into your working veins, […]

Should You Consider Work Abroad

It is no secret that the economy in the United States has been lagging quite a bit over the past few years. Job growth, though better than it was in much of 2008 and 2009, is still very anemic. Many people who had six-figure incomes before the latest recession are still struggling to get back […]

What is Full Employment?

What exactly is full employment and why is it significant to economists?

The True Meaning of Success

I’ve always liked this definition of success from Dave Kekich. He wrote, “You’re successful when you like who and what you are. Success includes achievement…while choosing and directing your own activities. It means enjoying intimate relationships and loving what you do in life.” Today, Bob Bly gives you his own definition of success and a […]

Work in the Future

The times they are a-changin’. Those lyrics seem eerily appropriate almost fifty years later. In that time many things have changed, change seemed rapid and incessant. Over the years the way we work has also changed. Back in th e1960’s the U.S. was primarily made up of Blue collar workers. Now we are increasingly white collar tellecommuters.