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Look at the Ends of the Bell Curve for the Real Unemployment Story

Sandi Vidal | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Sandi Vidal

Many currently employed individuals who are unsatisfied in their jobs are finally starting to feel comfortable getting back into the market. This presents an even bigger challenge for the unemployed. So what do the people on either end of the bell curve do?

The Business of Nonprofits

Christian HELP | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

This blog post has been the hardest I've ever had to write. The answer is so simple and trite; but, deserves a fuller explanation. The one thing that ...

Social Enterprise: Is it a Necessity?

Christian HELP | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

They say necessity is the mother of invention. After the recession of 2008, government funding declined for social programs. Despite recovery, we will...

Social Enterprise: From Its Roots to Mainstream Conversation

Christian HELP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

Can you believe the social enterprise business model has been in existence since before 1900? Yes, it's true! Goodwill Industries was founded in 1895 ...

Volunteering is a Must for Your Resume!

Christian HELP | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

Have you ever stared at your resume thinking, "Man, I haven't added anything new to this in over a year!"? For those of you that can say no to that qu...

Finding Your Passion

Sandi Vidal | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Sandi Vidal

Your passion does not have to be your vocation, but when you find your passion and combine it with your work, it makes your job much more fun.

Turning Passion into Profit

Christian HELP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

To help you define what you are passionate about, I suggest you read about issues plaguing our society and our world. Reflect on causes that strike a ...

Passion and Profit: Social Enterprise

Christian HELP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

About 14 years ago, I found myself motivated to work with at-risk youth. I had also just started a business. Merging the two, I became a social entrepreneur long before I had ever heard that term.

The Need Is High and the Funds Are Low

Sandi Vidal | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Sandi Vidal

Keeping in mind that these organizations are the places that help to lift people out of poverty and work to meet the emergency needs of the poor, unemployed, veterans, and those most in need of a hand up, the news from the sector is not warm and fuzzy.

Veterans Clashing Expectation and Reality

Christian HELP | Posted 04.27.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifOur veterans have served our country and deserve to have the red carpet rolled out to them.

Is Your Job Search a Waste of Time?

Christian HELP | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifIt is important for job programs to help to solve the disconnect between needing a job and finding a job.

It's Dark and I Can't See -- What Direction Did You Say to Go?

Christian HELP | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif In July, through no fault of my own, I lost my job. With no money left from my husband's last paycheck, I knew we were heading downhill.

Hey Cinderella, Do You Have Any Vacant Rooms at the Castle?

Christian HELP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Service above self is one of the most beautiful things in the world. Compassion for another soul and the willingness to help them up when they are down and to lift them to the next level makes this world a truly better place.