I have had the honor to serve as an employee of Workforce Solutions for over 25 years! Throughout that entire time, there is still much confusion about what information should and shouldn’t be on a resume. Resumes are opportunities to showcase and market your most unique knowledge, (job-specific) skills, and accomplishments. The goal is to get a shot at an interview and get a job offer.Continue reading “5 Common Resume Misconceptions Pt. 1”
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Accessible PowerPoint Tips
Technology has dramatically expanded our access to knowledge. There are so many ways to share information with the public in mass. Microsoft PowerPoint is just one of the mediums available to distribute content to a broad audience. Everyone shares the responsibility of making this information accessible to as many people as possible. PowerPoint has many built-in and adaptive features that will help you to make your content appropriate for a broader audience.Continue reading “Accessible PowerPoint Tips”
New Year’s resolutions in the workplace – do they work?
At the beginning of each year, many people make resolutions without ever intending to keep them. 25% of people who make New Year’s resolutions give them up by January 7, according to the Washington Post. Consider what you want to do and incorporate it into your life in a more process-based approach rather than creating a goal that is too broad or difficult to achieve without first breaking it down into pieces.Continue reading “New Year’s resolutions in the workplace – do they work?”
Holiday Brain: How Can I Avoid It?
Three hundred sixty-five days, 12 months, 52 weeks, and 525,600 minutes in a year, and at some point, in that time frame, the trees have lost their leaves, the temperature is dropping, you’re hearing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas” blasting everywhere you go, greens, reds, mistletoes, etc. Is it any more evident that the holiday season is upon us? The ever-so-deafening rush of people running down stores to get last-minute gifts or ingredients for their homes. Maybe the last gasp of releasing you need to organize your home before guests arrive, there it is, the holiday brain has been activated. It’s true, but what is that? No worries, continue reading as I share with you how our brain functions during the holiday season and some ways you can tackle the end-of-the-year spirit and ring in new energy into 2023.Continue reading “Holiday Brain: How Can I Avoid It?”