Archive for December, 2015

Holiday Tips for the Soul

Photo 57 (2)My blog Resolutions Revisited, written last year, was inspired by multiple job seekers coming to terms with what seemed like a never-ending job search from Thanksgiving to New Year’s.

It was written to encourage and inspire those who simply didn’t know how to start looking for work. Having been there myself, I was motivated by what the challenges look like to those experiencing unemployment for the first time.
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The Holiday Choir Festival

DavidIt’s that time of year when local church choirs are preparing for the annual Holiday Show EXTRAVAGANZA! How big or small the show is depends on the size of your church. Continue reading ‘The Holiday Choir Festival’

Give Holiday Stress a Time-Out!

””The holiday season is now in full swing. I can tell because all the Halloween candy is on sale for half price.

This is supposed to be a time when we celebrate peace and happiness… A time to gather with family and friends to give thanks for the wonderful things in our lives.

Instead, some of us are busier than ever planning holiday activities. Continue reading ‘Give Holiday Stress a Time-Out!’

Gift Wrapping Ideas

CorneliusI’ve been working with several young adults who feel that they don’t have the skills employers are looking for in the workplace.

When we come across these young people, we remind them that they likely have a great number of skills, but they often get overlooked because they don’t seem like actual “employability skills.”

What we need to be able to do is gift wrap our skills so that employers see them as strengths or gifts to their organization/company. Let’s discuss how we can do that effectively. Continue reading ‘Gift Wrapping Ideas’