11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Thank You and Grand Total

  Thanks to the generosity and compassion of all the donors, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers of our 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive, we collected and distributed 1,051 purses with toiletries and 58 cosmetic bags and wallets. to 24 youth serving organizations. Our amazing team of volunteers sorted, filled, and packed hundreds of these purses …

The Power of Reflection

  I dedicate the end of the year to giving, resting and reflection.   Christmas is my favorite holiday and favorite time of year.  Our annual Pack A Purse™ Drive is a significant undertaking that spans all of the month of November and the majority of December. Serving foster youth in this way is an …

Have A Very Merry Christmas

  Have A Very Merry Christmas!   Question 1: What is your favorite way to celebrate Christmas? Nicki’s Answer: At home with family and a good Christmas movie to end the night.   Question 2: What is your favorite Christmas song? Nicki’s Answer: Christmas All Over The World by New Edition   Question 3: What …

Additional Resources for Internship Programs

  Strong internship programs are a practical solution to combat career uncertainty, the skills gap, unemployment, underemployment, and ageism. Check out these books for additional research and support for internship programs.   Internship Tip: Help your intern develop transferable skills that can be used in diverse professional environments. Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out …

Nicki’s Nuggets

  Nicki’s Nuggets – Sharing My Wisdom With You Stop Hiding Nicki Stop Hiding Nicki Part II   Let Your Values Lead Your Focus – Nicki Sanders                 Your past is here you were, not who you are. – Nicki Sanders               …

These 3 Words Motivation 2017

  These 3 Words Motivation 2017 If we’re connected on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest) then you know that since 2014 I’ve shared monthly motivation through my “These 3 Words” social media messages.  Below is a recap of These 3 Words for 2017. January – Show Yourself Love February – Implement Your Plan …

Blog Recap: Developing and Managing a Strong Internship Program

  Blog Recap: Developing and Managing a Strong Internship Program   Check out the blog links below for tips and strategies to develop and manage a strong internship program: Sign Up for a Free Internship Program Assessment Why Should I Hire An Internship Consultant? Develop A Plan For Your Internship Program Don’t Believe These 5 …

12/16/17 New Purse Packing Party Date

  NEW PURSE PACKING PARTY DATE! Bring your donations of new/gently used purses and personal hygiene items to our Annual Pack A Purse Drive™ Purse Packing Party on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Due to the winter weather advisory that was issued for our area our Annual Purse Packing Party was rescheduled from its original date …