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Scott Silvers
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One of the things that I regret is not investing in my future throughout the years with a 401K savings program. Whenever it got brought up I would say, “I won’t live to be that old so I’m not worried about retirement.” Quite an ignorant response since I’m still breathing.

The best advice I can give is to take advantage of the 401K your employer offers. You won’t regret it.

One of the most significant advantages of a 401(k) savings account lies in its tax benefits. When you contribute to your 401(k), the money is deducted from your pre-tax income, lowering your taxable income for the current year. This immediate tax reduction can provide you with significant savings at tax time, allowing you to keep more of your hard-earned money.

Many employers offer a 401(k) matching program, which can be an incredibly powerful incentive to participate in the plan. Typically, an employer will match a percentage of the employee's contributions, up to a certain limit. This "free money" can substantially boost your retirement savings without any additional effort on your part. Not taking advantage of employer matching is akin to leaving money on the table, so it's essential to maximize this benefit if it's available.

A 401(k) offers a convenient and straightforward method of saving and investing for retirement. Contributions are deducted automatically from your paycheck before you even have the chance to spend the money elsewhere. This enforced discipline ensures that you consistently build your retirement fund over time. Moreover, many plans offer a range of investment options, allowing you to choose an allocation that aligns with your risk tolerance and financial goals.

Time is a powerful ally when it comes to growing wealth through investments. By starting early and contributing regularly to your 401(k), you allow your money to benefit from the magic of compound interest. The earnings from your investments are reinvested, generating even more returns. Over the long term, the compounding effect can substantially amplify the growth of your retirement savings.

In an era where pensions are becoming rarer and Social Security may not be enough to maintain your desired lifestyle in retirement, a 401(k) provides a sense of financial security. Building a robust retirement fund allows you to maintain your standard of living and enjoy the fruits of your labor during your golden years, without being overly dependent on external factors. #invest #future #prosper #401k

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Scott Silvers
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One of the things that I regret is not investing in my future throughout the years with a 401K savings program. Whenever it got brought up I would say, “I won’t live to be that old so I’m not worried about retirement.” Quite an ignorant response since I’m still breathing.

The best advice I can give is to take advantage of the 401K your employer offers. You won’t regret it.

One of the most significant advantages of a 401(k) savings account lies in its tax benefits. When you contribute to your 401(k), the money is deducted from your pre-tax income, lowering your taxable income for the current year. This immediate tax reduction can provide you with significant savings at tax time, allowing you to keep more of your hard-earned money.

Many employers offer a 401(k) matching program, which can be an incredibly powerful incentive to participate in the plan. Typically, an employer will match a percentage of the employee's contributions, up to a certain limit. This "free money" can substantially boost your retirement savings without any additional effort on your part. Not taking advantage of employer matching is akin to leaving money on the table, so it's essential to maximize this benefit if it's available.

A 401(k) offers a convenient and straightforward method of saving and investing for retirement. Contributions are deducted automatically from your paycheck before you even have the chance to spend the money elsewhere. This enforced discipline ensures that you consistently build your retirement fund over time. Moreover, many plans offer a range of investment options, allowing you to choose an allocation that aligns with your risk tolerance and financial goals.

Time is a powerful ally when it comes to growing wealth through investments. By starting early and contributing regularly to your 401(k), you allow your money to benefit from the magic of compound interest. The earnings from your investments are reinvested, generating even more returns. Over the long term, the compounding effect can substantially amplify the growth of your retirement savings.

In an era where pensions are becoming rarer and Social Security may not be enough to maintain your desired lifestyle in retirement, a 401(k) provides a sense of financial security. Building a robust retirement fund allows you to maintain your standard of living and enjoy the fruits of your labor during your golden years, without being overly dependent on external factors. #invest #future #prosper #401k

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Being a good leader is not an easy task. It requires a combination of skills, qualities and characteristics that are essential for leading a group of people towards a common goal. A good leader is someone who inspires, motivates and guides their team to success. In this article, we will explore the qualities it takes to be a good leader and how to develop them.

  1. Communication Skills Effective communication is one of the most important qualities a leader should possess. It involves the ability to convey ideas, goals, and expectations clearly and concisely. A good leader should be a skilled listener, able to understand the concerns and needs of their team members. They should also be able to provide constructive feedback to their team members, both individually and collectively.

  2. Visionary A good leader has a clear vision for the future. They are able to articulate a compelling vision that inspires and motivates their team to work towards a common goal. This vision should be realistic, attainable and aligned with the values of the organization.

  3. Integrity Integrity is the foundation of good leadership. A leader should be honest, transparent, and accountable. They should lead by example and demonstrate ethical behavior at all times. A good leader should prioritize the interests of the organization and its team members above their own.

  4. Empathy Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. A good leader should be able to empathize with their team members and understand their concerns and needs. This helps to build trust and foster a positive work culture.

  5. Decision-making skills Leaders are often required to make tough decisions. A good leader should be able to make timely and informed decisions that are in the best interests of the organization. They should be able to analyze information, consider different perspectives, and weigh the pros and cons of different options.

  6. Adaptability The ability to adapt to changing circumstances is crucial for good leadership. A good leader should be able to adjust their plans and strategies to meet the changing needs of the organization. They should be flexible, open-minded, and willing to learn from their experiences.

  7. Confidence Confidence is an important quality for good leadership. A good leader should be self-assured and confident in their abilities. This helps to inspire confidence in their team members and build trust.

  8. Motivational A good leader should be able to inspire and motivate their team to achieve their goals. They should be able to recognize and reward their team members for their hard work and achievements. This helps to build a positive work culture and fosters a sense of loyalty and commitment.

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Monroe Aaron
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When you’re consistent, patient in your passion or minding your own business investing on yourself you’ll definitely grow

This drives you straight to success no matter how long the process takes even sometimes we're tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths along the journey passion to continue doing so will surely lead to destination.

#business #success #investing #Innovation #Management #DigitalMarketing #Future #Futurism #Entrepreneurship #Careers #Marketing #Socialmedia #VentureCapital #Personaldevelopment #Money #PersonalBranding #WhatInspiresMe #BestAdvice #Travel #Programming #Analytics #Sales #Ecommerce #startups

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I'm really excited about the future of technology and how AI is going to be a big part of all of our lives. I believe that AI has the potential to greatly assist the healthcare industry in providing quicker and more efficient care to patients, and I'm looking forward to seeing how this technology evolves over time.

If anyone else is as into technology as I am, I'd love to hear your thoughts on this. How do you see AI impacting the industry in the coming years?

I came across a newly published article that I thought might be of interest to those in the medical industry. It's about how AI and Doximetry have partnered together to create one of the first AI response chats. This is an exciting development, and I'm looking forward to seeing how this technology will improve patient care and healthcare practices in the future. Here's the link to the article if you'd like to check it out!

https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/health-tech/doximity-rolls-out-beta-version-chatgpt-tool-docs-aiming-streamline-administrative

#healthcare #AI #Future #Jobs #Physician #Nursepractitioner #nurse #RN

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Michael Carvalho
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#MyThoughts on Friday, It’s the last Friday of 2022. The perfect time to reflect on what you learned from the past. Use it to build a Better Future. We all had ups and downs, it’s what we learn from it that matters the most for the future. Don’t allow it to ruin what’s good in your life. No matter what it was bad or good, it’s the lessons we learned from it that matters the most. Take time to plan ahead for the New Year. When searching for a new career use the Jobcase App to help you accomplish the goal. With a Community of like minded people, a Team of Professionals to help. It’s the perfect opportunity to better your career. May your Friday be filled with Positive Energy, Many Job Opportunities, and a Better Future. #jobcase #future #wisdom #advice #mythoughts

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Michael Carvalho
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This is an article I thought I would share with you. *This article was copied & pasted here on the community with permission. The article was written by,

Dr. Steve Hunt Steven Hunt’s career is focused on creating technology-enabled processes that improve workforce agility, productivity, inclusion, wellbeing and engagement. His work is driven by the belief that using technology to build better work environments enables us to create better

I tend to have a somewhat cynical view toward predictions about human capital management (HCM). This is because the fundamental challenges facing HCM remain fairly constant from one year to the next. These include things like finding and hiring the right people, aligning and engaging people around the company strategy, and developing and retaining critical talent. In my experience, most HR predictions reflect incremental improvements in existing practices that might be called “old wine in new bottles.”

However, over time one can see significant changes in broad social values and beliefs related to the nature of work and labor that have a profound impact on HCM overall. I refer to these as “tectonic shifts” since they are deep level changes that underlie and drive a range of surface level changes to HR methods and processes, similar to how movement of tectonic plates drives changes on the surface of the earth. Past examples include the shift in societal beliefs toward worker rights that occurred in the early 20th century that led to things we now take for granted such as paid vacations, five-day work weeks, workplace safety, and collective bargaining. Or changing attitudes over the last 40 years toward the role of women in the workplace that led to widespread shifts in their career paths and development and emphasis on gender equity in organizations.

Society drives change What makes tectonic shifts different from other trends in HCM is they are not driven by companies. They are driven by changes in social values and beliefs about the nature of work itself. For example, adverse impact regulations were not created by companies seeking to improve workforce productivity. They were created by a shift in societal beliefs about the role that race and gender should play in employment. In 1900 it was commonly accepted practice to make employment decisions based on people’s ethnicity, age, or gender. This changed with the civil rights movements during the 20th century, and by 2000 the majority of people felt that employment decisions should be made based on people’s skills and contributions, and not their demographic traits.

Most tectonic shifts in HCM ultimately lead to more efficient labor markets and productive workplaces. But these shifts are not always embraced by organizations. They may force companies to change even if company leaders would prefer to stick with the status quo. Sometimes these tectonic shifts manifest themselves gradually, similar to the slow growth of mountain ranges, and sometimes they lead to violent change akin to earthquakes. This has certainly been the case if one looks at the past 100 years of history around things like equal employment opportunity, worker’s safety, or fair labor practices.

The coming tectonic shifts The following are the tectonic shifts that I believe will fundamentally alter how companies structure jobs and engage employees over the next five to 10 years. These are not the only major changes we will see. But I believe they reflect deep seated shifts in how people and societies view the nature of work and labor.

  1. Work will not be defined by what people do, but by what people learn For almost the past 100 years the concept of a career has been divided into four basic stages. Up to around 23 we go to school, from around 23 to 30 we choose a career path, from 30 to 65 we work in the same basic types of jobs, and after about age 65 we stop working. The assumption was people would not make major changes in the nature of their work past the age of about 30.

This concept is being completely obliterated by digitalization and automationcompletely obliterated by digitalization and automation. Anyone who thinks they will be doing the same thing in 15 years that they are doing now is setting themselves up for job loss and unemployment. As more people accept the reality that no type of work is safe from automation or radical transformation, employees will expect and even demand that work enable them to learn new skills to prepare them for future jobs. Forcing someone to work full-time in a job that does not enable them to learn new skills may soon be viewed as labor exploitation since it is setting them up for eventual unemployability. When people talk about their careers, they will no longer ask each other, “What do you do?” They will ask, “What do you learn?”

  1. Increasing workforce agility will become a top priority for business leaders It is often said that the only constant is change. It is now more accurate to say the only constant is an ever-accelerating rate of change. The only way companies can survive in the modern economy is to excel at adapting to changing markets, technologies, and business landscapes. Just ask any CEO this question: “Does your company’s success depend on the ability to get employees to do things in the future that are different from what they did in the past?”

As the pace of change continues to increase, the only way business leaders can ensure company success is to create agile workforces that effectively anticipate and react to change. This requires tapping into people’s innate capacity for learning, growth, and innovation. How people react to change depends largely on whether they are motivated, supported, and safe. When these conditions exist, people see changes as positive opportunities for growth. When these things are missing, people become disillusioned, depressed, anxious, and fearful.

How companies can prepare for this shift:

People are most agile when they feel motivated, supported, and safe. This can be achieved in part through implementing three types of HR processes.

Use goals to connect people’s jobs to meaningful outcomes — Motivation grows as people see a link between what they are doing and things they value as important. Making sure people feel a sense of ownership over well-defined, meaningful goals is critical to a purpose driven culture. Create social collaboration communities — Feeling supported is about creating communities that encourage and enable learning. People do better when they are part of a group that appreciates and supports their development contributions. Build supportive and inclusive cultures — Safety is about giving people confidence and security that they are cared for as people. It is about creating a community that values and supports the health and well-being of its members. This is largely about promoting workforce diversity, inclusion, and well-being.

What are your thoughts? Feel free to share your thoughts. #future #advice

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timothy lafferty
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business no longer cexists

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Our partner @SixtRentACar is #hiring rental sales & customer service agents in the LAX & Beverly Hills areas! If you'd like to gain rental sales, customer service, car preparation & fleet planning skills, this job is for you.

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Our partner @SixtRentACar is #hiring rental sales & customer service agents in the LAX & Beverly Hills areas! If you'd like to gain rental sales, customer service, car preparation & fleet planning skills, this job is for you.

We've listed a few job requirements in our image, but if you are age 21+, have a drivers license, high school diploma or GED, and a very flexible schedule, you might be the perfect fit for the job!

Apply on Sixt's website: https://bit.ly/2Ou8Wjy

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