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Kathryn Floyd Talks About Hiring A Caregiver

Kathryn Floyd Talks About Hiring A Caregiver

by Kathryn Floyd, Certified Caregiving Consultant and Educator When thinking about hiring a private caregiver you should first ask the following questions of yourself, your care recipient (we will call them your “caree” in this article), and other family members involved in the decision-making process.  What condition is the caree in?  Is it a short-term...

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4 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

4 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

Keep these tips on hand the next time you’re interviewing for a new job or angling for a raise. by Pavithra Mohan Countless job seekers and employees still struggle with negotiating salaries and advocating for themselves. But let’s say you’ve worked yourself up to asking for a higher salary. You could still be missing out...

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Who Should You Trust? Psychologists Have a Surprising Answer

Who Should You Trust? Psychologists Have a Surprising Answer

What is the best indicator that someone you work with should (or shouldn’t) be trusted? Can you ever really know who to trust at the office? While there’s tons of research on the actions and behaviors that create trust, few studies have successfully identified what makes some people more trustworthy than others to begin with. Research...

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What to Say to Someone Who Lost a Parent or Loved One

What to Say to Someone Who Lost a Parent or Loved One

Because finding the right words can be very difficult. By Matt Berical The death of a parent or loved one is one of the most traumatic moments in a person’s life. It is a wholly transformative event, one that requires time to come to terms with, frequently alters behavior, and sometimes necessitates the editing of the...

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6 Ways To Become A Better Listener

6 Ways To Become A Better Listener

Humans have an average eight-second attention span. You’re going to need to do better if you want to get things done. by Stephanie Vozza Ever zone out while someone is talking? Of course. We all do. The average human has an eight-second attention span. With electronic distractions competing for your time and an abundance of...

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Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire

Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire

Without more babies and immigrants, the country won’t be able to support its aging population. by Noah Smith Traditionally, Americans could look forward to a comfortable retirement. After four decades in an office or a factory, sometime in their 60s they would lay down their burdens and enjoy a final couple of decades with time...