Posts Tagged 'job hunting'

Memorial Day

CorneliusMemorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day and commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day, which is the unofficial start of the summer season. It is traditionally known for its celebration of those we have lost, but during recent years it has also been a time for us to recognize the commitment and sacrifice made by those who have courageously served our country.
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Tiempo de Fiesta

richardCinco de Mayo was first celebrated in the United States in Southern California in 1863. In the 1950’s Mexican-American youths hijacked the holiday as a way to build Mexican-American pride. In the 1980’s commercialization of the holiday started and continued to grow into the current celebration of Mexican food, culture, traditions, and of course cerveza that we experience today.
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Beyond the Struggle

daniel“Without a struggle, there can be no progress.” – Frederick Douglas

This quote clearly defines the challenges I have faced in my self-improvement journey. As I begin my new role as a Regional Navigator with Workforce Solutions, I would like to take this opportunity to share my personal story in hopes of inspiring others.
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Big Blue Marble

Photo 57 (2)Friday April 22, 2016 is Earth Day; a day focused on the preservation of our planet and its many life-sustaining natural resources.
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Luck O’ the Irish

St. Patrick’s Day, a day filled with everything green, is right around the corner. If you’re currently searching for a job and are perhaps short on “green,” you’re likely not in the mood for celebration. Here are some St. Patty’s Day themed tips that could improve your job search. Good luck!
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Groundhog Day: Same Ol’ Story

CorneliusRemember the movie “Groundhog Day” starring Bill Murray? It’s about a T.V. news anchor that finds himself living the same day over and over again.

When looking for employment, it can often feel like we’re in an endless cycle, living the same day repeatedly, especially when we aren’t getting interviews or job offers.
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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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