Category: working


Would a minimum wage hike cost jobs?

As I am sure many people have heard, there are several states (Arkansas, California, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia) that have raised their minimum wage as of January 1. Here in California, the minimum wage is now $7.50 per hour, which works out to $14,400 per year […]


The Art of the Complaint And How To Get What You Paid For.

My family and friends think I am very good at complaining to businesses when I am not happy with a product or a service. I explain to them it’s not necessarily that I am good at it; but rather I actually take the time to write or call management about the problem. Most people have […]


Great Article: Avoid becoming the stressed-out overworked entrepeneur.

I came across this great article over at Escape From Cubicle Nationthat has some answers on how to not allow yourself to become too overworked when working on your own projects, including your blog. First, the general tips that Pamela had: First: When you really love what you do, you don’t mind working hard. Life […]


Renewable Energy=The Next Job Boom?

Ok…I graduated from college over 10 years ago…make that 12…and well, there was no such thing as renewable energy discussions or climate change talk. But now, according to MONSTER.COM, there will be many jobs available for new graduates in the coming years dealing with solar power, renewable fuels, green building and other environmental issues. So, […]


Quit Your Job, Work At Home, Save Some Money, Or What The Hell Was I Thinking?

So the title of this post is a little, um, overstating it. But really, this is exactly what I did and so far, it has worked out well for me. When you consider all the financial and emotional expenses that can come along with a “real” job, sometimes its best to quit and go it […]

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