How My Past Has Brought Me to the Present! Career and School, More of Both! Part 9

Reading Time: 3 minutes As touched on in my last post, I was employed through Interim Personnel (now called Spherion Staffing) and was placed at CorVel Corporation.  Initially, it was just me and the newly transplanted branch manager (Scott).  I provided administrative secretarial services to him while he marketed the company, got the office up and running, and hired… Continue reading How My Past Has Brought Me to the Present! Career and School, More of Both! Part 9

How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 8

Reading Time: 3 minutes I enrolled again at Des Moines Area Community College in Spring 1990. I had already taken courses in the Fall of 1986-87 and 1987-88.  Over a couple years’ times, I took many courses (at the Ankeny campus and the Urban campus) and graduated in 1992 with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts. DMACC is an… Continue reading How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 8

How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 7

Reading Time: 2 minutes In January 1991, my transfer went through and I moved westward to the State Historical Building 600 East Locust Des Moines Iowa.  It was a beautiful new facility (officially opened by the Department of Cultural Affairs on Dec. 11, 1987) and I wanted to work there! I worked for the State Historical Society of Iowa… Continue reading How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 7

How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 6

Reading Time: 4 minutes After a healthy period of time working for the Disability Determination Services Bureau (and getting really good at chair dancing – admit it, if you’ve worked in an office, you’ve done it) I decided to go for a change. I put in for a transfer to the Department of Education and moved from the Jessie… Continue reading How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 6

How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 5

Reading Time: 3 minutes Continuing on from my post titled How My Past has Brought Me to The Present – as a Rehab Counselor! Part 4 I started working for the State of Iowa as a Clerk Typist III-IV at the Disability Determination Services Bureau (DDSB) in 1987. Disability Determination Services are state agencies funded by the United States Federal Government.… Continue reading How My Past has Brought Me to The Present! Part 5

Childhood Interests Can Help You Find the Right Career

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

Services to Evaluate Vocational Rehabilitation Potential

Reading Time: < 1 minute The variety of services available to evaluate the vocational rehabilitation potential of the individual are useful for insurance carriers, employers and attorneys. Services benefit the individual through counseling for disability-related concerns, and when appropriate, to access the labor market and identify job placement opportunities. Contact Vocational Resources Pluc LLC at vocresources@gmail.com for samples of recent… Continue reading Services to Evaluate Vocational Rehabilitation Potential