There's no such thing as job security! Written by Jer Strausser
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Another scenario, same doctor; A new community center is coming to town. They offer better service, have a larger staff, and can fit you in for your appointments a whole lot quicker. All of a sudden Jon loses half his clientele and has a hard time making a go of it.. His only option is to raise prices of his services, to help pay bills. Before you know, Jon is out of business...
One more; A local company has been around for 40 years, and offers some of highest salaries in area. It is an excellent niche market; electical connectors! With technology developing way it is, it only makes sense that this means more work for these people! It does for awhile too, until one day, a very large competitor makes an offer owners can't refuse, and buys them out. The employees greatest fears are realized, as this takeover had only one purpose....destroy competition! In a few short months, they are all looking for other jobs as new owners close up shop.
It's time to wake up! This IS reality people!
These are just a few examples of things that can happen to people that we, in every day life, think "have it made", or "have job security". The fact of matter is, sure, people are always going to need some of these services, but it doesn't neccesarily mean that they are going to need YOU!
Jer Strausser is the owner of the highly popular work at home community at http://www.workathomecommunity.com. Visit them for tips, news, and articles for your home business success.
Being Self-Employed Brings You a Whole New Level of Stress ManagementWritten by Kate Smalley
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Of course, these are only a sample of symptoms, but they are among most common. If left unmanaged, stress can even develop further into more dangerous health conditions.
For people who are self-employed, proper stress management becomes critical to living a healthy, rewarding life. Stress management itself is a matter of recognizing your individual stresses, finding cause, and taking responsibility for these stresses, making changes where they are necessary.
This can be as simple as taking an aroma therapeutic bubble bath at night, yoga, or something more structured, such as consulting a stress management therapist.
If you are self-employed, and you wish to make certain that your stress level is managed effectively, you may wish to consult your doctor, who can advise you with regards to techniques and strategies that will work best for you.
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