For 21 years, Christian HELP has been devoted to preventing homelessness by helping people find jobs. As times have changed, Christian HELP continues to evolve and find more ways to help people not only obtain a job, but keep it as well.
There may be some stress involved with the responsibilities of the position or in the work environment and you don't want them thinking, "if you can't handle a simple interview, how are you going to deal with the everyday pressures of this job."
There are two challenges that threaten to have lasting consequences for individuals and the broader economy, and which won't be solved by congressional quick fixes: high levels of long-term unemployment, and stagnation of career development for young people.
What we very rarely hear about is how Hispanics have been busy becoming successful businessmen and entrepreneurs, and how these companies are generating employment nationwide, from Florida to California, and from Texas to New York.
As I travel the country talking with women, what I've consistently heard is that they want meaningful work that allows them to play to their strengths and to define success on their own terms. Even in this recovering economy, women don't just want jobs -- they want careers with a purpose.
Even if you're completely dissatisfied with your present job, stop focusing on why you're getting away with this deliberate defiance. That's irrelevant. Figure out the why in what you are actually doing. That is what's important.
The gender unemployment gap has closed to within 0.4 percent. But rather than standing as an indicate of gender equity, this figure underscores some significant structural shifts in the post-recessive labor market with stark implications for women in the workforce.
If you look to the astrology in the sky you know we live in very troubled times. The astrological aspects occurring now may explain it all, even though understanding them offers little relief or comfort, especially after last week's killing spree in Connecticut.
The federal government has a critical role to play in the economic recovery by investing in workforce training programs that work. We need to be more strategic about how and where we make these investments for maximum impact.
American educators must not lose sight of the monumentally important task that we must achieve with each graduating class, and that is meeting the workforce demands of a 21st Century global economy and preparing students for a prosperous future.