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Help Set Yourself Apart and Weather the Current Economic Climate



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ANCHOR LEAD: While significant focus has been placed on unemployment, a new survey reveals the current economic climate may also be having a profound impact on workers who are employed. Brian Osuch has more. (:58) SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. A new survey from University of Phoenix finds more than sixty-percent of working adults worry about losing their jobs. What's more, one-in-five think about it every week, while forty-four percent believe the current economy has affected their behavior at work. University of Phoenix School of Business Chair, Dr. Sam Sanders says the best way to weather these uncertain economic times is to turn your fear into confidence by aligning your skills with the needs of employers. CUT: (Sanders) Be knowledgeable, be that expert your company can go to help get the business initiatives moving forward. Number two, see the big picture… understand how you fit into helping the company move forward in its initiatives. And number three, be a problem solver and not just a problem identifier. Organizations value critical thinkers. SCRIPT: For more on these tips and additional information, go to Phoenix-dot-edu. That's Newsbreak from University of Phoenix. I'm Brian Osuch.
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