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Check Out Our Generation Y Workshop Series

Hey Millennials, I have something great for you. Generation Why – Character traits from your generation include confidence, optimism, and an eagerness to learn and contribute. Join other millennials in this workshop to answer three very important questions that will accompany you into your place as a world changer. Work Your Network – Networking effectively …

How Do I Launch My Career?

I love PBS – especially the public television station’s educational children’s television shows. I learned “agua”, the Spanish word for water, from Sesame Street. Sesame Street has taught children about divorce, death, and diversity for over three decades. It’s seems completely logical that just a bit of the increase in the numbers of college students …

Can You Land The Job Of Your Dreams?

Job hunting can be daunting, frustrating, and even disappointing. The range of these emotions can negatively affect your job search. How and what we think affects how and what we receive and achieve. Our thoughts affect our beliefs and our beliefs impact our actions. Don’t pretend negative feelings don’t exist. Acknowledge the negative feelings when …

Would You Do It For You?

I don’t know anyone who has received a job offer without a verification of their professional references. I do understand that sometimes reference checks are no more than a formality; however, it is best to screen and prepare anyone you ask to serve as a reference for you. You should ensure that they are aware …

All Those Skills Are Transferable

No matter where you are in your job search being aware of your transferable skills gives you a boost. Transferable skills are skills that are not limited to one knowledge area – they are transferable to many occupations.  Honestly, all the skills you have acquired are transferable skills.  Your task is to clearly show employers …

The Proof Is In The Portfolio

First semester report cards have been issued and it’s time to implement the second semester academic plan. How did the first semester go? Is your teen’s first semester report card in their portfolio? Has the permission form from that interesting field trip been added? What about the flyer from that life skills course? Do your …

Internship for Local Student In Foster Care

SPRING 2014 COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP FOR COLLEGE STUDENT IN FOSTER CARE  Flexible internship opportunity will utilize journalism, public relations, and marketing strategies.   The Teen Toolbox Spring 2014 Internship Opportunity is designed to be a mutually beneficial working relationship. Internship is an unpaid opportunity for Washington metropolitan area college student in foster care or recent foster …

Education Is Essential to Employment

Welcome back to day 29 in our Get Hired job search blog series.  How many tips have you implemented this month?   Question of the Day: Do you remember your last high school science fair project and research paper? I am a huge proponent of education and because I understand that education can open doors …

Get Hired Toolbox – The Ebook Is Coming

Welcome back to day 21 in our Get Hired job search blog series.    Question of the Day: How many of the previous 20 blogs in the series have you read? SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Get Hired blog series will become an ebook!   Get Hired Toolbox: 30 Ways To Land The Job Of Your Dreams …