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6 steps to turn your talents into strengths

Posted on September 7th, by David Shindler in education/training. No Comments

I don’t do social media. Have you ever heard that comment from anyone? Translated it might mean I don’t get it, I’m not interested, I don’t like it or I’m scared of it. It’s a choice. If that’s you, this post will help you embrace change with less fear and more optimism. We all have … Read More »


Leading in a life of Purpose, Not Preference

Posted on September 7th, by Stan Skipworth in education/training. No Comments

Earlier today, my family—like millions of other families—began the new school year.  In our case, we had a fresh batch of eager kids ready to get to their campuses (I’ll come back to that in a moment; I know it might seem a bit peculiar to some readers).  With a high school sophomore who went in one … Read More »


Politics, Religion and Pizza

Posted on September 7th, by Scott Lesnick in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

Today’s insight focuses on an important part of our fabric. It’s calling again and again and while we’re able to ignore it for a while; its power can overtake us in a moment of weakness.

Sure, I’m talking pizza-hot or cold! But what’s my pizza got to do with this political and religious stuff you lead … Read More »


Do We Really Want All Politics to Be “Local”?

Posted on September 7th, by Corey Hurwitz in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

The late Tip O’Neil, Speaker of the House, is credited with declaring that “All politics is local”.  This may be a quaint notion designed to remind policy makers that addressing needs of individuals, families and their communities should be a guiding principal at all levels of government.  But, given its discourse, we must ask ourselves … Read More »


3 Key Steps For Giving Feedback To Your Boss

Posted on August 14th, by Chantal Wynter in on the job. No Comments

Giving your boss feedback can be a scary thing especially if the feedback is negative or as I call it an opportunity for growth. To prepare yourself for this task, first think of the feedback as an opportunity for growth for both you and your boss. If your boss is able to accept this feedback … Read More »


How Women Can Become More Competitive: A Powerful Perspective

Posted on August 13th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job, Trends. No Comments

Prior to starting my Consulting business, one of the most common things that I heard from other women was that they felt overlooked when it came to personal development services. The objectives of my business include delivering a platform for women on an individual basis that will provide them with access to the assistance which … Read More »


Engage Your Staff

Posted on August 9th, by Scott Lesnick in on the job. No Comments

Statistics are everywhere if we choose to look. However, more than half of the companies seem to look the other way regarding employee engagement

The cost is simple-retention goes down, employees leave for a “better fit and feeling” and you’re left with the arduous task of filling more positions.

Training the new hires cost money too even … Read More »


IT Certifications: Bite the Bullet

Posted on August 9th, by Jacquelyn Brookins in Career Advice. No Comments

Are you having a hard time launching your IT career or has your resume been floating around without many bites? Even worse, have recruiters called about exciting new opportunities, yet you didn’t have the technical certifications required for the position?

Certifications aren’t only desired to show that you possess a specific body of knowledge or skill, … Read More »


How to Interview for a Career in Law

Posted on August 9th, by Todd Tenge in networking/interviewing. No Comments

Job interviews are stressful by nature.

The stakes are high, as one wrong move could cost you gainful employment, and the stress of that situation is compounded by the fact that many other candidates are doing their best to make themselves look better than you.

If you know what to expect and how to handle yourself during … Read More »


They’re Playing Our Song

Posted on August 9th, by Stan Skipworth in Public Sector News, Trends. No Comments

During this current political campaign season, and some others in recent years, we’ve seen several recording artists who have balked at the use of a particular song they have recorded when is has been used at a political rally.  As recently as this summer, for example, the Rolling Stones and the estate of George Harrison … Read More »