How Volunteering Can Help Your Career in Public Service

Career Realism

In homeless shelters like New York City’s Ali Forney Center, for example, volunteers cook meals for residents and interact with homeless teenagers by relating about the day’s events, playing games and providing an extra set of hands to the staff on duty.

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness.

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