Work Ethics: Lessons from a Veteran

CorneliusI’m personally familiar with the exceptional skills and abilities veterans possess because I grew up in my father’s house, and he is a proud veteran.

Someone once asked me what it was like growing up with my father. The first thing they want to know is how strict he was… Actually, I must admit that he wasn’t strict at all. Continue reading “Work Ethics: Lessons from a Veteran”

An Uphill Climb

DavidThe other day, while riding my hand-cycle, I discovered a great way to peddle/crank up a steep hill… Increase your speed going down the hill prior to gain momentum that will help you go part of the way up the next hill. Although most of you are giving me a silent “duh…” I thought that little nugget of wisdom was brilliant, so I tucked it away in my brain for later use.

Here’s where I’m going with this… If you are in a good place in your life where things are “coasting,” what are you doing to prepare for the next up-hill climb?
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Developing a Job Search Plan

DavidHello, friends!

This week, we’ve discussed the importance of evaluating skills, touched on the different types of skills people have, identified the skills YOU have, and laid down a foundation of how to express your skills to potential employers; it’s time to pull all that together and form a job search plan. Continue reading “Developing a Job Search Plan”

How to Describe Your Skills

DavidIn our Skills Evaluation blog series, we have covered the importance of evaluating your skills, we have noted the different types of skills people have, and we have identified skills specific to YOU.

Now that we’ve identified our skills, let’s continue on to the next step! Learning how to communicate to employers how we can benefit them/their company. Continue reading “How to Describe Your Skills”