Happy Anniversary Vocational Resources Plus! Time to Stop and Smell The Roses!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the years, I’ve received many a rose and enjoy taking pictures of my favorites.  My original idea was to find exactly the correct number of single rose pictures to celebrate the beginning of another year in business, which officially is September 15 of each year. It became quite a project to go through so… Continue reading Happy Anniversary Vocational Resources Plus! Time to Stop and Smell The Roses!

Here’s a Dum-Dum Post! Want an Expert too?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In February 2020, at the beginning of the awareness of Covid-19, I attended a large conference with well over 200 people in attendance. During lunch, I sat at a table next to an intelligent man and we had a conversation about our jobs and serving as an expert “in the field”. His field is neuropsychology… Continue reading Here’s a Dum-Dum Post! Want an Expert too?

Employability, Hireability and Placeability ~ Got Ability? Need Proof?

Reading Time: 5 minutes To continue on with my post on getting level during divorce, I’m offering working definitions of 3 of my favorite ability descriptors which are: Employability, Hireability and Placeability Although my vocational assessment and evaluation assignments span a variety of jurisdictions and are designed to meet referral needs, the concepts of Employability, Hireability and Placeability remain… Continue reading Employability, Hireability and Placeability ~ Got Ability? Need Proof?

Employment Discrimination and Help With a Litigation Fix!

Reading Time: 4 minutes As a vocational expert, I can help sort out the consequences of employment discrimination cases in many ways and from “both sides of the fence”.  To me, this phrase means I will be fully instrumental to help serve your client without falling off and hurting the case because I have a full grasp of what… Continue reading Employment Discrimination and Help With a Litigation Fix!

Central Value of Consulting with Me, What An Attorney Will Find!

Reading Time: 2 minutes I provide forensic vocational rehabilitation consulting services and work with attorneys with passion; those who truly care about their clients. Trust me, I care about my customers and you will find that I too am passionate about my work. I will help you as much as I can so you can help your client. You’ll… Continue reading Central Value of Consulting with Me, What An Attorney Will Find!

Want to Know What Rehabilitation Counselors Do?! No not really you say?! Too bad, read this:

Reading Time: 4 minutes During exercise class (edited post originally written December 14, 2020), I was chatting with a fellow work-out champ at our fitness club. She is currently attending Drake University in the pharmacy program. After inquiring about her background (from Chicago area), her training (all online at this time due to the pandemic), and her program requirements… Continue reading Want to Know What Rehabilitation Counselors Do?! No not really you say?! Too bad, read this:

2019 ~ Year of the Pig, Bank on It!

Reading Time: < 1 minute I look forward to creating more business, working with new and existing customers, and making more money in 2019, what about you?  In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth.   Like a piggy bank with a cute chubby face and big ears (and full of money!) I’ll bank my fortunes for the new year carefully!… Continue reading 2019 ~ Year of the Pig, Bank on It!

Happy 19th Anniversary Vocational Resources Plus

Reading Time: 5 minutes Vocational Resources Plus LLC Celebrates the beginning of 19 years in business! September is a special month for me. My birthday is on September 15 and I started my own business on September 15…back in 1963 and 1999 respectively! Please read on for information on Vocational Resources Plus LLC. I offer life care planning as… Continue reading Happy 19th Anniversary Vocational Resources Plus

Vocational Evaluators: 3 Roles in 1. Germs, Competitors, and a Shredder Help!

Reading Time: 3 minutes In my Iowa State Days and into the Fall of 1994, one course I recall quite well was Microbiology. Here I am, a new mother, messing around in a laboratory with germs. Okay, microbiology is better defined as “The branch of biology that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living organisms.” Luckily I… Continue reading Vocational Evaluators: 3 Roles in 1. Germs, Competitors, and a Shredder Help!

Being Nosey, Opinions and I Make My Point Clear! Job Placement is Hard Work!

Reading Time: 3 minutes One summer while I was walking around Gray’s Lake, I eaves dropped over a conversation two young women were having about tap water throughout the city. I was right behind them, ready to make a fast pass around…and interested in their subject! I’m not like Gladys Kravitz all the time! One thought Urbandale water was… Continue reading Being Nosey, Opinions and I Make My Point Clear! Job Placement is Hard Work!