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If you are in your 40s or 50s, you likely feel the pressure of retirement looming just over the horizon. However, there are several actions you can take to ensure that you have saved enough to live comfortably in your golden years. Follow these tips in order to maximize your savings: Take advantage of catch-up… Read more »

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Imagine that when you are striking a nail with a hammer, part of the hammer’s handle breaks off and hits you in the eye. You lose several weeks of pay and permanently damage your eye. Serious accidents like this one are a substantial risk when hand tools are misused or used carelessly on-site. Keep Safety… Read more »

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High debt and misuse of credit cards make it tough to save for retirement. Money that goes to pay interest, late fees, and old bills is money that could have been contributed to a retirement fund. How Much Debt is Too Much Debt? Debt isn’t necessarily bad, but too much debt is. Add up what… Read more »

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Everyone’s personal life gets a bit hectic at times. These stressful times can cause headaches, upset stomach, back pain, sleep disturbances and difficulty concentrating. Stress also makes it harder for your body to defend against illness and can make current health problems worse. Not only is stress hard on your body, but it also affects… Read more »

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Workplace disputes are generally handled by avoiding the conflict. People hope the conflict will go away or cope with it by griping to friends or colleagues about it or complain to a supervisor. The following are principles that will help you address the problem you have with the person directly. Pay attention to your emotions… Read more »

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In our health- and fitness-focused culture, it can be easy to lose sight of what well-being really encompasses. At its most basic, well-being refers to feeling good and living both safely and healthily. It refers to wellness in all aspects of life, including, but not limited to physical health, mental health, social health and financial… Read more »

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Staying healthy is important for your, your family and your co-workers. Developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle does not need to involve tightening your budget. Here are some ways to get and stay healthy without breaking the bank: Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables that are currently in season. You will get the best tasting food… Read more »

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Job searching can be exhaustive and often frustrating, particularly when you are doing it solo.  By working with Essential Personnel, a job placement agency, you will be working with individuals who possess industry knowledge and have strong connections with local business decision-makers. We know that looking for your next career is overwhelming and often difficult;… Read more »

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Job searching can be exhaustive and often frustrating, particularly when you are doing it solo.  By working with Essential Personnel you will be working with individuals who possess industry knowledge and have strong connections with local business decision makers.  To make the most of working with a recruiter, here are a few tips: Know what… Read more »