Archive for the 'Seasonal' Category

Labor Day 2017

David SpearsLabor Day is a time that we celebrate and honor people who labor in making this such a great nation. However, today many are under the undue hardship of labor in the form of disaster recovery from hurricane Harvey that has affected just about the entire Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana. Our hearts go out to those who have been affected by loss and displacement; and to first responders who have sacrificed excessive time and energy to save lives. Continue reading ‘Labor Day 2017’

Summer Institutes – Exploring College and Career Opportunities

Thelisa Lavergne“We are living in a world where what you earn is a function of what you can learn.”
Bill Clinton, January 1994

The decision to continue with a post-secondary education or just making the right career choice can be a very daunting and overwhelming task. The College and Career Institutes, is a collaborative partnership between Project Grad, Workforce Solutions and a consortium of local area colleges that help students explore college and career opportunities. Continue reading ‘Summer Institutes – Exploring College and Career Opportunities’

‘Tis the Season…

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Shortly before Halloween and getting closer and closer to Labor Day each year, retail establishments and other organizations begin preparing for the onslaught of holiday traffic. With retail business in particular, the holiday season can be a “make or break” time of year and certainly a barometer of how well the establishment will begin the next year. Thus, careful attention should be given to the planning of staffing needs during this time. Continue reading ‘‘Tis the Season…’

When Ho, Ho, Ho Feels Like Oh, No, No

cherylChristmas is but days away and perhaps you are feeling a bit more like Scrooge before the midnight visitors. Maybe the Ghost of Christmas Present shows you job hunting and you are concerned that the Ghost of the Future will show the same. Part of the concern is you would really love to give gifts but can’t afford them. You figure, no job equals no gifts. I say no way! Before you let one “Bah, humbug” roll out of your mouth, here are some gifting ideas that may put the twinkle back in the tree’s star without having to hock Santa’s reindeer. Continue reading ‘When Ho, Ho, Ho Feels Like Oh, No, No’

To Gift or Not to Gift?

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 It’s that time of the year for company holiday parties, office decorations, and the acclaimed gift exchange. Continue reading ‘To Gift or Not to Gift?’

Top 5 Ways to Ace Your Annual Review

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Have you been good this year? Continue reading ‘Top 5 Ways to Ace Your Annual Review’

I Could So Be An Elf!

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Finding seasonal employment at the winter holidays

I really try to avoid the malls the day after Thanksgiving – known as Black Friday – leaving them to the aggressive deal hunters out there. Continue reading ‘I Could So Be An Elf!’