Blog Action Day 2008

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Blog Action Day 2008 Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 1:00 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging As a participant in Blog Action Day 2008, I asked everyone I know for information on programs (actual or planned) which combat poverty.

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Happy Retirement to someone who gave me a chance.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Finally, I got a job interview through the temp agency for a one-year contract. Tags: taking a chance retirement mentor professional assistant legal assistant Administrative Assistant When I started looking for a job after taking time off to raise my daughter, I had certain criteria in what I was looking for: · I did not want to work downtown; · I did not want to live downtown; and · I certainly did not want to work for a lawyer.

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Moms Are Not Getting Paid What They're Worth.and Neither Are A Lot of Other People

On The Job

Call some employment agencies, check with your alumni group, Twitter , ask a professional association -- just get a good handle on whether you're making what you're worth. * Get a mentor. Are you getting paid what you're worth? According to Salary.com , I sure as heck am not. Let me repeat: I'm not getting paid what I'm worth.

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On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

Being a member is not only a great place for networking, but for mentoring and learning of jobs in your area. Working for a temp agency can either land you a full-time job or help to keep you employed while you are looking. In 1985 I left the office to be a stay-at-home mom. By 1995 when I tried to get back into the administrative field the landscape had changed. In Canada it was becoming increasingly difficult to find a job where you didn’t need to know both English and French.

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