States are still paying out millions in unemployment insurance benefits
as the national jobless rate remains stubbornly high at 6.7 percent, and
as high as 8.7 percent in the states. So states are getting personal by
offering one-on-one or group counseling and training to help people
with the actual mechanics of the modern day job search.
Earlier this year, sibling entrepreneurs John and Cris Carter --owners
of Carter Brothers, LLC., in Atlanta, completed the acquisition of an
electrical company that made the brothers the minority owners of one of
the largest electrical services companies in the region.
Google, eBay, Intel and General Mills offer classes on it. So do Harvard
Business School, Ross School of Business and Claremont Graduate
University, among other campuses. Mindfulness, being focused and fully present in the here and now, is not just a corporate
trend, but a proven method for success.