You need more than a Résumé : A Teen’s Perspective

You need more than a Résumé The first response I receive when I tell others about some of my extracurricular, job and internship experiences is: “Wow, that will look really good on your résumé.” But you may need more than a resume to get the job you want!   Why? Well,…

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Mo’ne Davis, A 13 YearOld Sports Kid Of The Year

13-year-old Mo’ne Davis is 2014 Sports Illustrated Kids Sports Kid of the Year The story of her historic performance echoes worldwide and shows how one athlete can inspire countless kids and adults alike to dream big! 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis, the extraordinary pitcher who last summer illustrated for the world that…

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Wonder Women Wednesdays: Emma Watson

Wonder Women Wednesdays: Emma Watson Not only did she show girls everywhere that no, you don’t have to be the damsel in distress; in fact you can totally be the hero and rock some wicked curls, now she’s working with the UN. Okay so it’s nothing new that Emma Watson…

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Shopbop Launches Workwear Boutique

Shopbop Launches Workwear Boutique NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Shopbop.com, an established resource for casual and festive essentials, launches Workwear Boutique, a modern alternative to professional attire. The product mix is inspired by the need for versatile pieces that can be styled for work, and then restyled for a…

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Service Dogs for Soldiers: Helping Our Veterans

Shannon Walker knows the value of canine companionship. That’s why she trains and donates service dogs to soldiers and veterans traumatized by combat.   An evening out for Shannon Walker usually means heading to the mall in Vancouver, Washington, with her 17-year-old twins, Jacob and Jarod Kendall. But instead of…

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It’s your business- Run it: Juliette Brindak

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS — RUN IT: JULIETTE BRINDAK When she was in her teens, Juliette Brindak used her childhood drawings to launch Miss O and Friends, a website where middle school girls can share their ideas and connect with one another. The site promotes positive self-esteem by engaging girls to…

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Working with tween girls

While running our website, www.missoandfriends.com, we require help from our girl community, 24/7. We offer the opportunity to girls to be a Miss O intern. I find these girls are not only good, but more like incredible! They are extremely willing to help with anything! I’ve got 12 year olds…

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Musicians Collect First Paychecks for Performing Online

Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 06, 2012 Remember that feeling when you received your first paycheck for working at a job you love? Wait, what, you never had that feeling? Then you will be envious of the professional and hobby musicians that perform live for tips on StreetJelly.com. New website streams…

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6 Ways to Damage Your Reputation at a New Job

By Lisa Quast (Forbes)  Avoid these 6 ways to hurt your reputation.  “I think I just blew it with my new boss,” moaned a former career-coaching client over the telephone. “I thought I’d given myself enough time to get to my new job but there was an accident on the freeway blocking…

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Careers In Cooking and Baking

Careers in cooking and baking makes for an exciting profession. Bakers can work at supermarkets, cafeterias, restaurants, hospitals, schools, colleges, nursing and assisted living homes and, of course, bakeries. Indeed, anyplace that serves delicious baked treats to customers, residents or guests needs at least one baker. And there may be…

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Recent Grads – Unemployed and Clueless

That’s What College Grads Are When It Comes to Finding a Job, According to Don Philabaum, Author of New Career Skills Book for Recent Grads Yet, parents can help! CLEVELAND, June 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Career expert and author offers free Webinars to help parents get up to speed on what…

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The Case for Cutting Out Early Friday

By Leslie Kwoh For most of us, Memorial Day weekend offers an extra day away from the office. But for some workers, the holiday marks the beginning of summer hours, a time-honored tradition in which employees get to leave early Friday or take the entire day off. Employees may work…

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Nurses Get Employed!

CINHC’s New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Programs Increase Community Collaboration and Innovation While Getting Nurses Jobs The California Institute for Nursing & Health Care (CINHC) released its Evaluation Report of four San Francisco Bay Area pilot New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Programs (RN Transition Programs). The evaluation, led…

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New Books Says Education Doesn’t End With Diploma

AUSTIN (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 Graduation is called commencement. But doesn’t life begin before that? In West Virginia, graduates of Princeton High School meet for their 45th class reunion. Decades from their graduation in 1960, one amongst them reflects on how growing up at a pivotal time in American culture…

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The $1 billion app

Written by The Week staff.  Photo credit: Peter DaSilva for The New York Times Only in Silicon Valley can a 551-day-old company “with no revenues and barely any staff” cost $1 billion, said Charles Arthur in The Guardian(U.K.). That’s what Facebook paid this week for Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app that lets users take pictures on…

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Sara Bareilles to release limited edition 7-inch

Los Angeles, CA (April 20, 2012) – Songstress Sara Bareilles will release a limited edition 7-inch on Saturday, April 21st to commemorate Record Store Day. The 7-inch comes in advance of her Once Upon Another Time EP, out May 22nd, and includes the stand out track “Stay” from the EP…

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Insurance Australia Announces Bonuses For Moms

By The Huffington Post One company is rewarding the new mothers on its staff for coming back to work after maternity leave. Insurance Australia Group (IAG), one of Australia’s largest companies, announced on Monday that it will double the salaries of new mothers during their first six weeks back from maternity leave, according to several news…

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Women Entrepreneurs More Confident Than Men About Their Companies: Study

Photograph: Getty Images   The Huffington Post   Women business owners are more confident about their companies than men, according to the Small Business Pulse survey conducted by the insurance company The Hartford.   Among the surveyed small business owners, 91 percent of women said their business is successful, as opposed to…

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Women on Wall Street – Three Views Over Three Centuries

5 MAR 2012 | 04:08 PM | Posted by: Steven Wheeler Although financial services had long been a predominantly male industry, several leading women have over the decades helped open doors to an increasing number of professional women in finance – women who are today’s bankers and stockbrokers, CFOs and CPAs, analysts…

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Co-Founder, Miss O & Friends, Juliette Brindak, At NYSE

The NYSE Big StartUp, a Nationwide Jobs Growth Initiative, Connects Startups and Entrepreneurs with Corporate America to Accelerate New Business, Funding and Success Co-Founder of Miss O and Friends, Juliette Brindak, attends the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday March 21. As part of the Global…

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First Woman Firefighter

By Maggie Lautenslager Photograph: FDNY Capt. Brenda Berkman stands outside the firehouse of Engine 204 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo: Tina Fineberg/AP Images) To be a New York City firefighter is one of the most heroic careers a person can have. It is also one of the most dangerous, especially since…

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How the Recession Has Affected Your Kids in an Unexpected Way

by Alice G. Walton Kids live out their parents’ financial stresses, according to a new study. That is, your money problems today could hurt them tomorrow.  If you think you and your spouse are the only ones affected by the harsh economic times — and that your kids are blissfully…

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