Archive for September, 2015

Entrepreneur Able

As a teenager, I mowed grass for a living. I certainly did not have the skills that full-time landscapers have… I just mowed grass. But later in life when I had a disability, the entrepreneur side of me came to a screeching halt… you know, because I had a disability and all. Continue reading ‘Entrepreneur Able’

Say Goodbye to the One Hit Wonder

Photo 57 (2)You expect a lot from your resume. This small, relatively simple document carries a lot of weight.

If you’re lucky, your resume will make an employer curious about your potential. If you’re lucky, the employer won’t be able to resist the urge to meet you. He or she will want to “experience” first-hand the professional represented on this simple, magical document. Continue reading ‘Say Goodbye to the One Hit Wonder’

Hitting the Jackpot at the Job Fair

DiegoEvery job fair I attend seems to be more packed/well-attended than the one before.

One person boasts of his Ph. D in Astrophysics, another looks for an industrial painting position, an employer needs welders and assemblers, and a college representative is looking to train workers for the jobs that employers currently need. Continue reading ‘Hitting the Jackpot at the Job Fair’

Taking the “Labor” out of Labor Day

CorneliusIn the United States, Labor Day is a holiday celebrated the first Monday in September. It’s a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers. It constitutes an annual (national) tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of this country. Continue reading ‘Taking the “Labor” out of Labor Day’