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How unemployment insurance works in the States

How unemployment insurance works in the States

Career
In the midst of staggering unemployment and poverty during the United States’ Great Depression arose a New Deal and new legislation aimed at bolstering a battered and torn economy. The Social Security Act of 1935 created a safety net for Americans who needed financial assistance for unemployment, disability, retirement, and other life situations where they may find themselves without an income through no fault of their own. In 1939, the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) set the unemployment compensation-related provisions of the Social Security Act into motion, creating a joint state-federal program of unemployment insurance. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, FUTA authorizes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to collect a federal employer tax in order to fund state workfo...
Resource planning – Organizational development seeks behavior change

Resource planning – Organizational development seeks behavior change

Business
Resource planning - Individually, a person might mostly act rationally and sensibly. Yet an organization manned by such individuals can act in less than sensible ways owing to group dynamics, personal conflicts and other factors. Organization development is essentially change management to change this situation. Definition of Organization Development The traditional definition of resource planning as a top down exercise to improve the effectiveness and health of the organization through planned interventions (Beckhard, "Organization development: Strategies and Models") is undergoing change. These days, the emphasis is on changing the behavior of the people in the organization by using the knowledge accumulated by behavioral sciences such as psychology, sociology, and even politic...
Tips to create business with self employment ideas

Tips to create business with self employment ideas

Business
What is home-based business? It doesn’t have to be a busy organization with ringing phones and multiple employees. In fact, many individuals run their own home-based businesses completely on their own. It all starts with the right self employment ideas. The Reality of Self Employment Not so fast! A great work at home idea, a lot of ambition and no small amount of sweat are the right ingredients to becoming self employed, but make sure that’s the right course of action before taking it. Discover the reality of self employment, find out what work at home is really like, and then start making major career decisions. Loneliness. Working at home is lonely, even when work is piling up and hours are filled with tasks. A busy home office can still feel very desolate. Professionals who...
3 Things That Could Be Compromising Your Financial Flexibility

3 Things That Could Be Compromising Your Financial Flexibility

Finance
Many people live from paycheck to paycheck, finding it difficult to survive in general and discovering it’s impossible to pay for unforeseen expenses. If this sounds familiar, you may be able to exert greater control over your financial Flexibility. Achieving that goal is often possible once you understand the things that could be making it harder to manage your finances effectively. A Lower-Than-Average Salary   If you consistently work hard but find you hardly ever have enough income to pay the bills, it’s a good idea to do research and see if perhaps your employer is paying you less than it should for a hard day’s work. Determining that information could be difficult since people don’t usually like to discuss their salaries. Because of that reality, you may have troubl...