Archive | May, 2012

Happy 3rd Anniversary

It’s been three years since I hung my shingle and opened “Moving Forward Employment Solutions, Inc.”. A lot has happened in three years. I’m certainly a different woman from what I’ve learned. But, looking back on the year, there are three key lessons I’ve learned: 1) Cut vendors sooner. As a business owner, I rely […]

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Armed Forces Day 2012

In Flanders Fields, a poem written by Lt. Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) of the Canadian Army. In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scare heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days […]

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Is It Fair to Earn Passive Income?

Some people have asked whether it would be sustainable if everyone tried to earn passive income, so let’s get that out of the way before we continue with this passive income series. I think the supposition here is that certain jobs don’t adapt well to passive income strategies, and therefore certain work is best suited […]

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Your Resume Must Be Reader-Friendly

Continuing a series of excerpts from a publication ExecuNet put together based on a discussion in its member blog, consisting of resume suggestions, advice and tips from senior-level executives. Here is one such tip: “Well-written résumés should be an easy read. At a bare minimum, make sure that it is grammatically accurate and free of […]

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Job Club Radio: Eating healthy at work

Susanna Dee joins me on Job Club Radio to discuss “eating healthy at work“. Susanna is an expert on health and will share some great health tips with Job Club Radio. Let your friends know and listen in too! Date/Time: Tuesday, May 8th 11am PT | 2pm ET Link to hear the show (live and […]

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The Growing Need for Unsocial Networks for True Networking

I recently came across an interesting article by Ben Kunz titled Facebook, Google Must Adapt as Users Embrace ‘Unsocial’ Networks. In discussing Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, Kunz suggests that there may be a move to smaller, more closed networks with some users, citing Zipf’s Law: “If all nodes are not equal…in any system of resources […]

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