For myself in particular, I hated to read for fun during school. Of course there were always the reading assignments everyone dreaded. On a more positive note, one of my favorite books during those high school years happened to be one of those "requirements." While reading To Kill a Mockingbird, my imagination played out the book as I read.
Thinking about this brings to mind those students in every class who couldn't read and even those who couldn't read well. I can't help but wonder how they made it or did they give up and not even try.
“Soaring tuition and student debt, the rise of high-tech alternatives, and a persistently sluggish economy have provoked a startling question: “Is college worth it?” It’s a question that raises many others: Must I go to college to learn skills I’ll need for my career? Is just getting a degree — any degree — the key to my future prosperity?
Well yes, there is etiquette that you should practice when you send email. Very few people seem to be aware of this but it can make you stand out from the crowd in a good way. We do know that all caps is considered shouting, but that is about it. Here are a few email dos and don’ts that you may want to consider.
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the Social Media class that we offer in Workforce Programming to see what I could glean from an expert about this alluring online marketing that we all feel compelled to participate in. I was most intrigued by the instructor, Sarah Benoit, shifting the focus from marketing to creating a relationship. I viewed social media as a way to lure prospective clients to one’s business. And while this is still true, we want to focus on building a circle of trust through developing a relationship.
There’s no Place like Home said L. Frank Baum, in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
So are the days of the house call over?
Increasingly they are coming back in fashion as more patients become more informed about healthy living and how to manage their own health care. Because of the new advances in remote monitoring, patients can be monitored and coached to health anytime and anywhere.
Almost all of us will have and do have a boss, or supervisor, as I will call them. But, what happens when you have a supervisor that doesn’t supervise – they prefer to avoid conflict. This is a prevalent workforce issue lately.
On a national level, employers have identified the skills and attributes they most need in their employees. The Key Train/Career Ready 101 is a free online system of complete interactive learning tools to train individuals in these identified skills. These skills lead to more success in job search and in advancement in the workplace. Career Ready 101 covers every aspect of your job search including job search techniques, effective resumes, the job application process and interviewing skills. More employers than ever indicate behavioral