Archive for November, 2013

Counting Your Blessings

cherylIt’s Thanksgiving time. What a wonderful time of the year. Our temperatures are below 90 degrees, we see fall colors in some remote spots, the agony of another baseball season is through and we are on the roller coaster of being a Texan fan. Oh, that’s right my blog was going to be about counting our blessings. For Houstonians we better leave the sports arena quickly.
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Dave’s Top Ten

DavidDave’s Top Ten today counts down the top ten reasons a company should consider hiring people who might have a disability. According to the latest census, 10% of people age 18-64 have a disability. This group of people represents the largest “open” minority in the United States. What I mean by “open” is the fact that any person at any time can unintentionally become disabled and join the group sometime in their life. Needless to say, 10% represents a rather large number of people who are “work ready.”
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A Salute to our American Heroes

Today, November 11th is Veteran’s Day, a day to honor and celebrate the brave men and women, both past and present, who serve and have served our nation and sacrificed for the common good. These every day heroes hold a special place in our communities!

Here are a few of the services available in the Gulf Coast Region dedicated to helping veterans in their search for civilian jobs:
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Tattooed Talent

cherylAdmittedly, this blog began before the Miss America Pageant this year. For those of you not up on the latest pageant news, Miss Kansas (Sgt. Theresa Vail) brought the issue of tattoos and peoples’ perceptions of them to the forefront with her own two tattoos highly visible during the competition —believed to be a first for this pageant. It was Miss Kansas who convinced me it was time to publish on the subject.
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