Changes in our culture and economy requires many of us to re-think what we're doing and how we're doing it. This site asks "What's next?"
Why this site? I had a friend who was once a professional dancer, and later on had a career as a nurse. Due to an injury, she now cleans houses and works for far too many hours for far too little money. She is still talented, bright and is a wonderful human being. She wonders [Read More]
According to an article published this week on Pymnts.com, the U.S. added 48,000 retail jobs in March of this year – good news for job seekers and the economy in general (more earners put more money into circulation). However, during the same period, 29,000 manufacturing jobs were lost. Statistics reviewed over several years indicate that [Read More]
Home based business and other alternative earning methods have become widely accepted all over the world. In a world of uncertainty, it makes sense to create income not subject to potential downsizing, office politics, and arbitrary decisions by superiors. Imagine how it would feel to get up and not hurry to the office in heavy [Read More]
More people than ever are making a living from home. I’ve read some books on the subject, and this book stands out for me: Work at Home Now: The No-nonsense Guide to Finding Your Perfect Home-based Job, Avoiding Scams, and Making a Great Living. The authors take on the subject in depth; there is a [Read More]
I came across a story today by Patrick Martin on the World Socialist Website which asserts that 100% of U.S. job growth since 2005 is in “alternative work arrangements,” otherwise known as part-time, temp, contract, or on-call. The statistics he quotes are quite alarming, particularly for workers 55 and older. “…the figure for those aged [Read More]
I have asked this question of five people (counting myself) in the past day: “How are things going to be for you ten years from now?” The answers are, generally, “More of the same, unless something changes.” My challenge [Read More]