Category Archives: Back To Work

No electricity again? Really?

I live in Connecticut. For the second time in three months my town has been hit by a devastating storm that has virtually cut off all of the electricity in the area. There are trees and wires down everywhere, and … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care If It Is God Calling You…

I don’t care if it is God calling you, cell phone usage is not permitted at work. These are the exact words I used in a discussion with an employee about her inappropriate use of her cellphone while she was … Continue reading

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Why Is This Russian Dressing Fluffy?

“Why is this Russian dressing fluffy?” Are you kidding me? This was the question posed to me by my loving husband of 28 years. I went to a deli, not the one I usually go too, but a good one … Continue reading

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You know you’re not a morning person when…

You know you are not a morning person when… you brush your teeth with soap. I had an early meeting this morning – well, early for me. I had to be awake, dressed, and coherent by 9:15 a.m. For most … Continue reading

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First Impressions Count: College Admissions and Job Interviews

Look at someone you don’t know. Now quickly look away. Who was the person that you looked at? What assumptions did you come to after a brief glance? Did you notice what they were wearing: the color or style of … Continue reading

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What Hurricane Irene can teach us about finding a job

Living without electricity for a week, due to Hurricane Irene, proved to be more stressful and exhausting than I would have thought. Being the eternal optimist, I neglected to prepare for the storm with the sense of fear and intensity … Continue reading

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Meet an empty nester learning a new language: Social Media

I am a 52-year-old woman, an empty nester embarked on my own Next Step, trying to learn a new language; it is called SOCIAL MEDIA. I might as well be learning Greek, because it certainly seems like Greek to me! … Continue reading

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My Empty-Nester Story; or, My Second Half.

Head 4 Success College & Career Counceling is my newest business venture. Throughout my life I have had a few. I started with aspirations of being an opera singer! I then became an elementary school teacher, a mother, a group … Continue reading

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Watch for the signs

Are you wishing for something different: a job, a new career, a new direction, or a way to fill the time and space when your nest empties out? You never know when someone or something will impact your future. It … Continue reading

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A Good Laugh

What’s better than a good laugh? If we could schedule laughter into our day don’t you think the world would be a happier place? Sometimes it is easy to forget to laugh. We may be worrying about finding a job, … Continue reading

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