Jake Michaels

A former Department of Labor analyst, Jake is a freelance writer who talks about economics and other news about the job market and how it affects the present and future workforce.

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Guide to Improving the Productivity of Your Employees

The most important thing that business owners expect from their staff is to be as productive as possible. After all, employee productivity is the factor that impacts the firm’s development and success. However, for an employee to perform successfully, you, as a business owner, must keep employee engagement a top priority. You should also make …

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How to Overcome the Biggest Challenges of Being Your Own Boss

Not everyone is meant to be a boss, just like how not everyone is meant to be a follower. Being your own boss means that you have full responsibility for your business, but you cannot always be fully in control of what’s happening within it. And while you have the freedom to make your own …

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Comfort Food Consumption: How It Rises During the Pandemic

There is no longer a doubt that the pandemic is one of the most stressful events in many people’s lives. As a result, people turned to comfort food to deal with high levels of stress and anxiety. In the past year, numerous studies confirmed that a large percentage of the population is experiencing symptoms of mental …

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Entrepreneurship in College: Business Ideas That Target Fellow Students

If you’re thinking of starting a business while in college or university, the first target market that will come to your mind is likely your fellow students. After all, this group is highly accessible; you can relate to their wants and pain points, and you have a good gauge of how much they’re willing to …

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Healthy Financial Habits You Need To Adopt Right Now

Financial habit refers to your behavior when it comes to spending and saving money. It has two categories, healthy and unhealthy habits. In this article, we will discuss the healthy habits you need to practice managing your finances better. Unhealthy habits can lead to many financial problems. Whereas healthy financial habits will help you spend …

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Saving Money: How Businesses Should Accomplish This

Many businesses were caught flatfooted when the pandemic started in 2020. They had to close after the authorities issued shelter-in-place directives to stop the spread of the virus. The situation resulted in low to no revenues for these businesses as their customers stayed home to avoid getting infected. Some businesses were able to stay afloat …

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Winning the Bid on a House: How Can You Achieve It?

There is nothing more anxiety-inducing than finding the house of your dreams, only to find out that so many people are after it, too. House-hunting can be a stressful activity—one that can take months if not years, and if you experience losing out on a home that you already got attached to and were sure …

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Job Opportunities for Women in the Real Estate Industry

Did you know that the real estate industry is perfect for women? The real estate market has several successful women working in the industry and running their own shows. In fact, 55.5 percent of agents and brokers are women, while 45.5 percent of them are men. According to the National Association of Realtors, 63 percent of the professionals are women, …

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Five Skills That Employees Need in a Post-pandemic Workplace

The coronavirus pandemic created enormous changes in the traditional workplace. No industry was left untouched. From manufacturing and retail to food and hospitality, every business is grappling with the impact of a global pandemic that left much of the world stunned. Slowly, as we pulled away from its economic impact and countries begin to reopen …

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What Is the Current State of the Digital Nomad Lifestyle?

In recent times, there have been many changes in the way we work and do business. One of these changes is the four-day workweek being deemed a success in one of the most progressive countries: Iceland. And some countries are exploring this option too and might soon follow suit. And there is another work-related trend that is …

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