Client or Customer? Both are Equally Valuable!

Reading Time: 3 minutes I consider the individual as the client, and the business entity (eg: an employer,  or 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!

Simply Yet Methodically Defined…Transferable Skills Unfold During Vocational Assessment!

Reading Time: 5 minutes As a fundamental guide, I agree with and adopted a simple definition of “transferable skills” as: those versatile skills that can be used effectively in a number of different roles. Good definition! Transferable skills are universal skills — you can transfer them from one type of work to another without much effort on your part… Continue reading Simply Yet Methodically Defined…Transferable Skills Unfold During Vocational Assessment!

Transferable Skills! Where to Apply Them Today?

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the context of careers and employment, “skills” are broadly defined to include a broad range of abilities and talents, as well as technological expertise. One could focus on skills related to communication skills (writing, presentation, etc.), computer skills, analytical skills, and any number of other attributes – some easily measurable and some more a… Continue reading Transferable Skills! Where to Apply Them Today?

My Dad’s Work…And Retirement!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Continuing on from my post on Father’s Day about my father Dick Prochnow, and his work…. After he was fired in 1993, even though the situation clearly was not warranted, came out of the blue, and was unjustified, dad didn’t falter.  Shortly thereafter, he applied for work at a local construction company and was hired… Continue reading My Dad’s Work…And Retirement!

How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 12

Reading Time: 3 minutes I continue to blog about recollections while attending Iowa State University in the mid-1990s.  Seems like yesterday I was on campus, but alas, time has taken us all much into the future…and it is fun to have fond memories. In the Spring of 1993, I took 12 credits.  The courses were:  Legal Environment of Business, Business… Continue reading How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 12

How My Past Has Brought Me to The Present! Max the Manx, Something New and The Flood! Part 10

Reading Time: 4 minutes Original blog publication Jan 23, 2012 @ 06:00 January 1993.  All is going well, traveling back and forth to ISU, learning, raising a child, enjoying married life and having my lovable cat Max (the Manx at my side.)   Max Then once upon a time, Randy and I started to get an idea and started to… Continue reading How My Past Has Brought Me to The Present! Max the Manx, Something New and The Flood! Part 10