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Managing today’s career and workplace expectations in an ever evolving environment.

Janet Yellen – Soon to Lead Federal Reserve

It looks like the Senate will select the newest Federal Reserve Chief very soon.  The candidate –  Janet Yellen – has been working as Vice Chair for Federal Reserve and working under leadership of the current Chief Bernanke.   Photo credit to CNN. From CBS News,  Vice chair of the Fed since 2010, Yellen would […]

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Anyone Ready for a Warm and Sunny Place?

Anyone ready for a Warm and Sunny Place?  I am.  I know that officially, winter has just started, but BRRR! It is cold.  For some of you, you have been dealing with Cold and Snow.  One word – Yuck! It has my mind thinking to warmer places – such as Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida. […]

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Re/code – new 2014 website for Techies?

Have you checked out <re/code> yet?   From CNNMoney, After a decades-long relationship with the Wall Street Journal, two of the country’s foremost technology journalists, Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, are now independent. On Wednesday, the duo behind the Web site AllThingsD and a series of industry conferences officially started a new site: Re/code. They described […]

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Happy New Years from The Aspen Group!

From all of us at The Aspen Group, we wish you a safe and prosperous Happy New Years!! Our offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 1st in observance of the New Years.  We will re-open on Thursday, January 2nd at 8 a.m. ET. If you are seeking a new job for new year, please […]

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Job Forecast for 2014

  The Job Forecast for 2014 is looking good based on several articles posted on the web lately. From SHRM.org‘s  article – Looking Ahead to the 2014 Job Market – they are forecasting highest growth in service sector.  They are predicting no growth or layoffs with good-producing sector.  College graduates will have better year than in 2012 […]

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Ten Things To Do Daily at Work

I just read a great article called “Ten Things to Do Every Workday” from The Business Insider.  In this article, it talks about things that you need to do to grow your career.  This article talks about J.T. O’Donnell from Careerealism Media.  We talked about this website in earlier posts about their great articles for […]

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Happy Kwanzaa!

 Kwanzaa starts today and ends on January 1st. From all of us at The Aspen Group, Inc, we wish you a Happy Kwanzaa! From Wikipedia, Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States and also celebrated in the Western African Diaspora in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December […]

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Merry Christmas from The Aspen Group!

  MERRY CHRISTMAS! Feliz Navidad! Geseënde Kersfees en ‘n Voorspoedige Nuwe Jaar! Froehliche Weihnachten! Nollaig Shona Dhuit! I’d Miilad Said Oua Sana Saida! Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda! Sretan Bozic! Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! Joyeux Noel! Kala Christouyenna! Mele Kalikimaka! Mo’adim Lesimkha. Chena tova! Gledileg Jol! Buon Natale or Buone Feste Natalizie! […]

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US Economy Improves!

US Economy – Gross Domestic Product Per CNN’s Money report, US Economy is doing great.  The above chart shows the growth of Gross Domestic Product.  This is the fastest growth in the last two years since 4th quarter of 2011. What is Gross Domestic Product and why is it important?  From Investopedia,  The gross domestic product (GDP) […]

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Aspen’s Associates Referral Program

 Aspen’s Associates Referral Program Aspen is always looking for good people, and you can help. Research has shown, and our own experience supports this, that new hires that come into a company through employee referrals are excellent contributors, stay with the company longer, and are a more cost effective recruit. That’s where you come in! […]

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