In This Issue
Each year Boss' Day is observed in October as a way to encourage employees to thank their boss for their efforts. In recognition of this observance, our article, Celebrating Boss' Day looks at the origination of this date and ways to acknowledge the efforts of managers in the workplace.
Speaking of your boss, what traits will make you receive the on-the-job recognition that you deserve and boss' admire? Read Do You Have the Traits that Bosses Love? to understand the skills and qualities that you should focus on to achieve recognition and workplace success.
October also brings another important observation, National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that over 21% of Americans have some form of disability. Of these, 16.1% are unemployed. Our articles on disabilities this month address this important issue. National Disability Employment Awareness Month looks at the history of this observance, and for those of you who are living with some form of disability Addressing Disabilities at Work outlines best ways to approach and discuss your disability in the workplace.
We end the month with another milestone for many, job seekers who have decided to change careers. Before you embark on the career change process, there are questions you need to address. Changing Careers - Questions You Need to Ask Yourself can provide some much needed guidance.