Client or Customer? Both are Equally Valuable!

Reading Time: 3 minutes I consider the individual as the client, and the business entity (for example; an employer, a service provider, or a law firm) as the customer. In the case of providing job placement services, the client typically is a person who has already worked for a number of years in the workforce and is now on… Continue reading Client or Customer? Both are Equally Valuable!

Why Do You Do Your Work? You May Be in Love!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hi my reader, Thank you for stopping by to read my blog post. It’s full of questions and curiosity.  No need to think differently whether you are “at work” or “off the clock”. What day and time is it? (No more calling my favorite phone number 515-244-5611 as it’s disconnected following years of service. I loved… Continue reading Why Do You Do Your Work? You May Be in Love!

Get Level During the Divorce Process With an Earning Capacity Evaluation!

Reading Time: 4 minutes As an Attorney, do you work with divorcing couples? If yes, have you utilized vocational expertise to help level out the uncharted territory for your client? Do you want more questions or do you want answers to your client’s needs? Read on please! My company, Vocational Resources Plus LLC, offers vocational consulting services, and specifically,… Continue reading Get Level During the Divorce Process With an Earning Capacity Evaluation!

Lifting at Work and the Power of an Ant! Need a Job Analysis?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the past I’ve blogged about when my father managed a Culligan Soft Water branch. I remember watching the workers (like Gary and Big John!) move the 150# water softener tanks from the regeneration area onto the big trucks for the next step which is to drive to their customers’ locations. Growing up, we (my… Continue reading Lifting at Work and the Power of an Ant! Need a Job Analysis?

Got Motivation??? Let’s Just See!!!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Did you take the Why Do You Do Your Work assessment? Read on and at the bottom of my blog post, you’ll find a key with detail on your results!Motivation describes why a person does something. According to current psychology, motivation involves biological, emotional, social, and cognitive forces that initiate, guide, and maintain goal-oriented behaviors requiring endurance… Continue reading Got Motivation??? Let’s Just See!!!

What Did Your Grandfather’s Father Do for a Living? Need Evidence on An Occupation?

Reading Time: 5 minutes My mother Ann Dodge Prochnow, researched a book titled “Genealogy of the Dodge Family of Essex County, Massachusetts 1629-1894” authored by John Thompson Dodge Ph.D. Dr. Dodge was born in 1850 in Vermont. Dr. Dodge was a railway civil engineer. And he’s directly related to my mom! My mom read the book (Ann’s brother Gerry… Continue reading What Did Your Grandfather’s Father Do for a Living? Need Evidence on An Occupation?

Want to Know What Rehabilitation Counselors Do?! No Not Really?! 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?! Too Bad, Read This

Need an Expert Witness on Your Litigated Case? Choose Me!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Happy Turkey-less Day to those who won’t be gobbling a gobbler this Thanksgiving!  I personally won’t because I continue as a pescatarian; I love the smell and taste of turkey; and I love the smell of grilling steaks too!  A delicious vegetarian roast tastes great & My opinion counts! This post is about choosing your own… Continue reading Need an Expert Witness on Your Litigated Case? Choose Me!

Randy and Abe’s Work Ethic…Pretty Impressive! Plus a Kiss!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Randy has taught the wonderfully well-behaved youth in our community (hee hee) since 1992 as an instructor for the Des Moines Public School District. He teaches at Scavo High School (which as of this writing on 2/17/2020 will soon be dismantled) and Randy will be moving on to a new program(for sure) at a new… Continue reading Randy and Abe’s Work Ethic…Pretty Impressive! Plus a Kiss!

Intimidators: Tailgaters, Drunken Jerks or Glaring Attorneys? Need an Expert? I’m Here to Help!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Remember the last time someone tried to intimidate you? How about when a person (for example, that careless tailgater or the drunk in the same beer line as you) may think they can make another person do something or react in some way? Exceed the posted speed limit ~ NOPE! Pay attention to public intoxication… Continue reading Intimidators: Tailgaters, Drunken Jerks or Glaring Attorneys? Need an Expert? I’m Here to Help!