Archive for March, 2010

Am I Protected Under the ADA?


During the last three years as a Disability Navigator, I have received many calls from people that have self diagnosed and feel that they should be receiving Social Security benefits for their disability. While I’m not the expert, I have learned to understand that the definition of “disability” can be complex and varies according to its context. Continue reading ‘Am I Protected Under the ADA?’

Show Me the Money

Lisa Bogany

Employers have a great opportunity to put Texans back to work and receive some financial relief. The Texas Back to Work subsidy offers employers up to $2000 for hiring an eligible candidate. Continue reading ‘Show Me the Money’

Mind, Body, and a Toolbox?

will-s-0209Strategies to lower your stress.

After experiencing one of the coolest winters in recent memory, the warmer months are finally here. Spring training has started in baseball while college students are crowding the roads for spring break. This is also about the time of year when those earlier plans to become more fit have been abandoned. I have proof of this because it now takes me less time to find a parking space at my gym each evening. Continue reading ‘Mind, Body, and a Toolbox?’

Stop This Train I’m Over-Adviced!

danny-0509Deciding which advice is the best advice when searching for a job.

I know we’ve all been there. We decide to finally dust off the resume and have a few friends or colleagues look over our work. Soon thereafter, you receive great advice from Friend 1. A couple of days later, Friend 2 pops up with advice that appears just as great…except, it directly contradicts Friend 1’s great advice: Continue reading ‘Stop This Train I’m Over-Adviced!’

Juggles as a Free Agent

will-s-0209Consider all your options while mulling offers.

With football season now at a close, weekends can really be tough for me. I do enjoy many other forms of sports, but nothing gets my blood percolating like the clashing of helmets out on the grid iron.

The great thing about the NFL off season is the period of free agency. This is an exciting time when players with expiring contracts have the right to negotiate deals with their current team, or possibly explore the open market to consider offers from other organizations. Capitalizing on the right decision can be a rewarding proposition for players as they carefully ponder their futures and juggle various offers. Continue reading ‘Juggles as a Free Agent’