In last week’s blog, we introduced this year’s theme for National Disability Awareness Month (NDEAM), “Inclusion Drives Innovation.” I think most people agree with that statement. Inclusion and innovation are buzzwords we hear often and of course every organization includes similar wording within their mission statement; but what exactly does it mean? Continue reading “Inclusion Drives Innovation”
All Jobs are Important
As we remember the days just after Hurricane Harvey visited us, we are reminded all jobs are important. I could not imagine what I would have done without that grocery store cashier or the convenience store clerk to provide a service to me; not to mention the demolition contractor, carpenter, and insurance appraiser. I also relied on several volunteers who helped me remove items from my home or provide food and shelter after the disaster – for free! All of Houston and surrounding areas witnessed a clear illustration of how all jobs are important, paid or unpaid. Continue reading “All Jobs are Important”
For most people, there is a “lull” of activity at work during this time of year. And if you are unemployed, your activity may have come to a screeching halt. Don’t worry though, this may be an excellent time to plan and prepare for the beginning of a new year surge in job search activity. Continue reading “Holiday Break”
A Baby Boomers Guide to Employment
Seeking employment at the age of 50 (or older) can be hard work. That hard work sometimes leads to frustration, depression or hopelessness. But landing the right job at this stage of life may not be as painful or impossible as it seems.
Please allow me to offer a bit of “pain therapy.” Continue reading “Great Expectations”