Reading Time: 2 minutes More on volunteering. As you will see, I have on my resume that I have experience as a guinea pig! Yes indeed, to help counseling practicum students (BTW: I’m currently available to help). I received free counseling sessions (!!!) while the student practiced. The sessions were videotaped and then viewed with the professor for a… Continue reading I’ve Served as a Guinea Pig. Wheek! Wheek!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Today on The White House Blog there is a great post which is a copy of a message sent today by Labor Secretary Tom Perez and features his friend Ms. Austraberta Rodriguez. Mr. Perez writes “So today, if you’re ready for a country that does right by Austraberta and the nearly 28 million Americans who stand to benefit… Continue reading Happy Labor Day…Raise the Wage!
Reading Time: 3 minutes I hope you experienced a joyous and peaceful Holiday Season. Gains and losses experienced in 2013 turn the holidays into a happy and/or a sad time for many. I like to take it simple and slow, but that didn’t happen this year on Christmas Day, what a flurry of activity! I remember when the focus… Continue reading January 2014 and Beyond…With No Wipeouts!
Reading Time: 3 minutes When I stay out of town or I can tell in a second if the water I’m showering in or drinking is hard. Hard water feels different (icky) and tastes different (ucky). When the quality of your water is soft, the soap you use in your bathtub, shower, sink, washing machine, dishwasher, and on your… Continue reading Can You Make Money? Save Money? Solve Problems? Yes! Then You’re Hired!
Reading Time: 2 minutes In June, I wrote about my dad Richard Prochnow and his work. Now on to my mom! During the years all five of us were at home in the 70s, going to school every weekday, my mom worked out of the basement. Ann typed recipes for cookbooks. Using a manual typewriter, she typed up the ingredients and… Continue reading My Mom’s Jobs…From Typing Cookbooks to Court Clerk to Pool Manager….and more
Reading Time: 2 minutes Originally Published on: May 28, 2012 This is such a busy time of the year for everyone! Yesterday my family celebrated Jacob’s high school graduation. It was a very nice ceremony held at the Knapp Center on Drake’s campus. So much diversity at North High! So many happy families! And the band and chorus were… Continue reading Graduations, Birthdays, Holidays, Weddings, and Career Counseling, Oh My!
Reading Time: 4 minutes Originally Published on: May 21, 2012 I’d like to take a creative look at creativity. Have you ever created anything new that added value and a way to gain valuable skills? Sure you have! Drawing pictures, writing for a magazine (I’m a freelance writer for Women’s Edition), garden or silk flower arranging, painting an old… Continue reading Creatively Looking at Creativity! And Gaining Valuable Skills to Boot!
Reading Time: < 1 minute Take a little time to think about your early interests in life while watching this eye opening You Tube video ~ Childhood Interests Can Help You Find the Right Career which portrays a powerful connection between childhood interests and your career. The first business I started in my youth was a baby sitting service (not just being… Continue reading Childhood Interests Can Help You Find the Right Career
Reading Time: 2 minutes Vocational Resources, Plus consults on workers’ compensation, personal injury and disability cases by providing qualitative research services and consultation as well as direct service provision. Due to the nature of return-to-work, each vocational assignment is situational and individualized. The goal is to provide a clear and concise picture of the employment options currently available to… Continue reading Vocational Research Assignments & Staffing Placements