40% of Laid off Employees Won’t Be Re-hired. What Will You Do If You’re One of Them?

by Jennifer Grady, Esq. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released unemployment data on May 8 showing that the U.S. economy lost over 20 million jobs in April, and the unemployment rate spiked to 14.7 percent, the worst since the Great Depression. However, due to the way the reporting was calculated, this number is estimated …

How to Earn Recognition in Your Industry

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. In some ways, it has never been easier to obtain recognition in your industry through social media--it’s instant, it’s free, and your friends (and even strangers) can share your posts for you. However, due to the proliferation of social media and social networking, it’s very easy to become lost in …

How to Obtain a Raise or Promotion

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq.Everyone wants a raise, but not everyone gets one.  Earning a promotion often coveted, but not always achieved.  In order to achieve a raise or promotion this year, you need to think about what sets you apart from the competition and puts you in good graces with your employer.In order to …

4 Ways to Acquire and Retain Customers In Any Industry

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. Now that January has come to an end, you know by now whether you are on your way to achieving your New Year’s resolutions, or whether they are already a thing of the past.  Life happens.  You’re busy.  We've all been there.  But if you want to achieve your goals, …

3 Ways to Set and Achieve Physical Fitness Goals While Adding Enjoyment to Your Life

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. Why do we dread New Year's resolutions? Because they remind us of the goals we never achieved? That we are one year older?  Or maybe because we set the same vague, non-serious goal every year, and hope that this year will be the one we magically achieve it...only to abandon …

4 Ways to Reach Your Health, Wellness, and Relationship Goals in 2014

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. Now that 2013 is coming to an end, it’s time to reflect on the last year.  Did you achieve the goals you established for yourself?  If not, did you come close, or totally miss the mark?  The best part about the New Year is that you can leave behind the …