Make the Most of Your Job With These 10 Ideas


This year's crop of high school and college graduates is coming into the best job market in 50 years.

Even so, many are woefully unprepared for productive work because of poor education and the effects of a culture of entitlement.

Here are some ideas to make your workforce debt a success:

  1. Make yourself more valuable. There's always room for hard workers with a good attitude.
  2. Dress for success. Get some real clothes to have a real job.
  3. Be cheerful and pleasant. If you're not happy working, they can find someone who will be.
  1. Clean up your act. Dopers, drunkards and dirty talkers are losers in the workplace as well as in life.
  1. Avoid idleness. If you can't get paying work, give your services to your church or a charity to keep your work skills from decaying. Someone will notice.
  1. Learn new skills. There are plenty of ways to earn money that do not require a college degree.
  2. Become literate. It's not too late to learn to read, speak, and write.
  1. Be a giver. When you work, do more than expected, and your value to your employer will increase. So will your pay.
  1. Don't play the blame game. People overcome adversity every day by moving forward, not blaming others.
  1. Have faith. Faith consists of acting on your beliefs and hopes. Without it, you get nowhere.
  2. Don't quit. You can change your circumstances if you keep trying.

"He becomes poor who deals with a slack hand, but the hand of the diligent makes rich" (Prov. 10:4).

Ron Allen is a Christian businessman, CPA and author who serves in local, national and international ministries, spreading a message of reconciliation to God, to men and between believers. He is founder of the International Star Bible Society, telling how the heavens declare the glory of God; the Emancipation Network, which helps people escape from financial bondage; and co-founder with his wife, Pat, of Corporate Prayer Resources, dedicated to helping intercessors.

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