More VA Training Options

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs More VA Training Options Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 5:44 pm // By: // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources Nina Feldman , Nina Feldman Connections , and I have talked often in recent months about the need to identify quality training options for Virtual Assistants at various points in their careers. Certainly, training options abound, and here’s a link to some.

11 Halos: First Spring Training

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs 11 Halos: First Spring Training Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 11:16 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Baseball , Sports I appreciate that I am still in business. However… baseball is what I wait for all year, and now here it is, my first Spring Training as the parent of a professional baseball player. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Moxie Tip 162: Slow Waaaaaay Down

Virtual Moxie

That is, in all respects, the business version of the quickie Vegas wedding (a la Britney Spears—who needed an annulment just a bit more than two days after her wedding in 2004!). Communication Expectations Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual MoxieSlow waaaaaaaaay down in your interview process.

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Has your blogging pace waned?

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Has your blogging pace waned? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 7:49 am // By: // Category: Blogging 126 spams. 1,314 spams. 471 spams. Lately this is what Akismet tells me when I log on to the backend of my blog. End result: spending more time pondering whether my blog is here for the sole purpose of giving spammers target practice than I do working on new posts.

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The How and Why to Creating a Career Portfolio™ for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Creating Star-Performing Administrative Professionals through Training and Coaching Since 1990. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Professional ImageBy Joan Burge, founder and CEO, Office Dynamics. Whether you decide you want to move up in your chosen field, move out of the profession, or stay where you are, a career portfolio will be a valuable asset to you. Why would it be beneficial to create a career portfolio? Shows you are proactive. ·

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The How and Why to Creating a Career Portfolio™ for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Creating Star-Performing Administrative Professionals through Training and Coaching Since 1990. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Career Management Professional Image By Joan Burge, founder and CEO, Office Dynamics. Whether you decide you want to move up in your chosen field, move out of the profession, or stay where you are, a career portfolio will be a valuable asset to you. Why would it be beneficial to create a career portfolio? Shows you are proactive. ·

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Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks

Dumb Little Man

Eagle-eyed fans will quickly recognize the Woolwich Arsenal train station and its surroundings. Starred in: Kill Bill (2003–2004). There’s something quite magical about seeing filming locations with your very own eyes. The celebrities and cameras may have gone, but a story’s physical setting stays just where it is. You can consider it as a star in its own right. Here are 10 travel destinations that should absolutely be on every film lover’s bucket list: New Zealand.

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Building on your skills

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Building on your skills Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 8:46 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources It’s the time of year when we all do some self assessment and then look ahead to changes we want to make in the coming year. link] Effectively Conduct Your Complimentary Consultations & Overcome Objections presented by Patty Benton of The Marketing Train System Coaching Program.

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Child Neuropsychological Assessment: Its Importance in Childhood Learning Dysfunctions

Dumb Little Man

However, it’s best if trained psychologists can do the neuropsychological assessments. Authorized educational services have transformed the face of evaluation requirements in public schools through the previous decade because of the IDEA, 1990, IDEA, 2004. The purpose of this article is to detail the idea behind child neuropsychological assessment. It highlights the significance of acquiring neuropsychological interpretation when children are going through learning disorders.

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Put a smile on that face

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Put a smile on that face Monday, December 15, 2008 at 9:42 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Family Life Feeling too busy? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Not busy enough? Maybe all you need is a little gingerbread house. Comments: 0 Leave a Reply Site Pages Commenting Policy About ktcosmos Got Loose Change? Get Loosely Speaking Products.

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Annual List Building Plan – Explained In 3 Simple Steps

Office Organization Success

So when I first started purposefully list building (back in 2004), I would try all of these different list building strategies … and none of them really worked! Hosting your own teleclasses/webinars/online trainings. c) 2016 Tracey Lawton Training & Consulting LLC. As I’m sure you already know, there are a ton of different list building strategies, and equally as many differing opinions on which one(s) work best.

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Your blog's role in your professional visibility

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Your blog’s role in your professional visibility Monday, October 12, 2009 at 11:11 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging Ever wonder where blogging is headed now that social media web sites have become mainstream tools? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Whoops! What now?

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Whoops! RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. What now? Friday, October 9, 2009 at 5:08 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Business Strategies/Perspectives , Life of the Virtual Assistant There are many scenarios that can derail your well-oiled SOHO operation. These’ll getcha, just like a change up in baseball. And next thing you know, you’re out. Kids home for the summer or holidays.

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11 Halos - Part 2 (signing day)

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs 11 Halos – Part 2 (signing day) Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 8:46 pm // By: // Category: Baseball Just back from meeting with Angels scout, John Gracio. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Do you resumé or not?

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Do you resumé or not? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Monday, June 15, 2009 at 9:45 am // By: // Category: Business Strategies/Perspectives Independent contractors typically let their credentials, satisfied clients, brochures and web sites speak for them.

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Regional Virtual Assistant Retreat?

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Regional Virtual Assistant Retreat? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Sunday, June 7, 2009 at 10:40 am // By: // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant Entrepreneurs who work from home often report a sense of isolation, caused by, well, working in isolation much of the time.

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Spring Cleaning

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Spring Cleaning Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 1:07 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Cleanup Knitter , Life of the Virtual Assistant After referring to self as “Cleanup Knitter&# in my last post, it felt as though I should work a little harder to earn that title. Tomorrow, down the hill to Tempe for an Angels’ Spring Training. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Congratulations to Ryan Perry!

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Congratulations to Ryan Perry! RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 9:36 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Baseball What a thrill for Ryan Perry, who was throwing for the University of Arizona Wildcats this time last year!

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My 2010 Theme: “Fit”

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs My 2010 Theme: “Fit&# Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 12:58 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant No resolutions for me this year. A lot of colleagues are finding VA Classroom to be a good fit for their professional training goals. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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College Baseball Season 2009

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs College Baseball Season 2009 Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 2:00 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Baseball No, I’m not a sports writer, just a big fan. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Dyeing for something new

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Dyeing for something new Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 10:43 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Cleanup Knitter , Knitting Hand dyed yarn: "Poached Rhubarb" Spring was the air, I was cleaning out the old yarn stash in preparation for a friend’s upcoming “Destashing Party,&# and inspiration struck. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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I am such an SOB!

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs I am such an SOB! Frozen in time somewhere around 2004. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Monday, October 27, 2008 at 9:03 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging Successful and Outstanding Blogger, that is! Liz Strauss , the original SOB is hosting her blog’s 3rd birthday party tomorrow, October 28, 2008.

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Managing the growth of your VA practice

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Managing the growth of your VA practice Friday, December 4, 2009 at 10:45 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Business Strategies/Perspectives , Virtual Assistant Resources Virtual Assistants in practice for a number of years usually reach a crossroads when their client load begins to challenge their energy and time limits. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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11 Halos - Part 3 (reporting & fans)

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs 11 Halos – Part 3 (reporting & fans) Friday, June 19, 2009 at 4:19 pm // By: // Category: Baseball Today, he drove to Tempe, to the Angels Tempe Diablo Stadium to report. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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11 Halos, part 1

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs 11 Halos, part 1 Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 3:44 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Baseball , Cleanup Knitter A week ago today, our youngest was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Have you got game?

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Have you got game? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 3:52 pm // By: // Category: Business Strategies/Perspectives Swagger. Bravado. Chutzpah. If you’re an athlete, you’re expected to have that and more.

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Professional Development Opportunity for VA Entrepreneurs

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Professional Development Opportunity for VA Entrepreneurs Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 4:26 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources Here’s a short except from my conversation on web development and SEO with Jeannine Clontz , owner of Accurate Business Services and VABizCoach. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Loosely Speaking's New Web Development eguide

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Loosely Speaking’s New Web Development eGuide Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 5:29 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging , Web/Tech If you’re still on the fence about blogging or what to do with your dusty old web site that’s sorely in need of a face lift, snap up my new guide on web development. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Chicago Seen & Heard

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Chicago Seen & Heard Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 11:21 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Travel On the streets of Chicago, lurching from one chilly January adventure to another. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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AZVAs Podcast 3: Prepping to Attend Industry Events

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs AZVAs Podcast 3: Prepping to Attend Industry Events Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 2:34 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: AZVAs Podcast Your quick link to the April 2010 AZVAs Podcast is at the bottom of this post. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Are Social Media sites today's biggest time suck?

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Are Social Media sites today’s biggest time suck? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 9:25 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Business Strategies/Perspectives , Web/Tech Social Media sites have been heralded as the latest and best way to network and establish your brand.

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Off the needles! Baby hat and bell bottoms.

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Off the needles! RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Baby hat and bell bottoms. Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 10:47 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Knitting Every girl needs a pair of bell-bottomed yoga pants. Here is a little outfit for Avery Elizabeth Pogue, newborn daughter of Eric and Sierra.

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AZVAs the Podcast Episode 8: Publishing Industry Opportunities

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King , owner of Author’s Assistance Training and this month’s sponsor, on how authors can benefit from working with a virtual professional and how solopreneurs with an interest in publishing can find authors to support. Her book Business Plans to Game Plans is praised by academics and business people alike and is in its 3rd edition (John Wiley & Sons, 2004). October 2010 Podcast Program Notes. This episode of AZVAs the Podcast is sponsored by Jan B.

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Where in the World is Sharon Williams?

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Where in the World is Sharon Williams? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004. Monday, April 12, 2010 at 11:58 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant Or, how can I play and win?!

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AZVAs Podcast Episode 2: March 2010

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs AZVAs Podcast Episode 2: March 2010 Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 10:28 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: AZVAs Podcast Here’ s your quick link to the March 2010 AZVAs Podcast: [Listen Now!] RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Living in a Style Vacuum

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Living in a Style Vacuum Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 4:52 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant I’ve been working from home as a Virtual Assistant for more than 13 years now. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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International Virtual Assistant Day 2009

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs International Virtual Assistant Day 2009 Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11:39 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant While you may already have seen, heard, read or otherwise somehow found out that the Online International Virtual Assistant Convention (OIVAC) scheduled for May 14-16 has been postponed and rescheduled to October 1-3, 2009! RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Time for another NAVA meetup

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Time for another NAVA meetup Monday, March 30, 2009 at 1:04 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources Do you meet up with your colleagues regularly? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Time for another NAVA meetup

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Time for another NAVA meetup Monday, March 30, 2009 at 1:04 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Virtual Assistant Resources Do you meet up with your colleagues regularly? RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Spring means new acquaintances and new projects

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Spring means new acquaintances and new projects Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 11:10 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Knitting Between WordPress projects for clients and getting my new e-book on web development finished, I’ve enjoyed meeting with some new-to-me people who are launching some interesting projects this Spring. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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SEO Teleseminar Wednesday March 18

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs SEO Teleseminar Wednesday March 18 Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 12:45 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Business Strategies/Perspectives , Virtual Assistant Resources Here’s a great opportunity to listen in on a conversation on web development and SEO between myself and colleague Jeannine Clontz , owner of Accurate Business Services and VABizCoach. RSS Comments RSS Subscribe in a reader Copyright 2004.

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Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 1 of 4

Service Untitled

In part one of this four part interview, Rob talks about what he does at Zappos, how the company handles operating 24/7, what the training process is like for Zappos employees, and how the company makes the most out of cross-training its employees. And I started in the company as a temp worker in 2004. How do you handle 24/7 when it comes to scheduling and training and communication and things like that? The training, some training happens at night.