My Parents and Their Encore Careers!

Career Trend

” ~Maya Angelou Robert’s and my soul-enriching spring trip to Kansas City, MO, to visit my folks commenced this past week. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”

Riding Out the Storms to Get Underway in Your New Career

Career Trend

Following our move from rain-drenched Kansas City to stormy and windy Lake Texoma in May 2011, our initial concern was that we’d moved to a too-gusty location. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter This year’s Texas drought has been an interesting contrast to last year’s Missouri floods. Yes, you can have ‘too much’ wind for sailing – at [.] Related posts: Mid-Year Job-Search Checkup: Get Your Juices Flowing!

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4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search

Career Realism

Here are a few cities in America that show positive signs of growth, and would be great places to focus a job search. The median household income for the city is around $50,000, which is much higher than the rest of Texas and the country as a whole. Most importantly, Forbes reports that the city’s job market is projected to grow by 4% annually through 2015. Kansas City. What’s not to love about Kansas City?

Exceptions to Resume Rules

Careers Done Write

Another example is: “Sold products to middle market companies in New York, Kansas City, St. ” Without “the”, the line would not be clear because Southeast is a region mixed in a list of cities. You know the rules, let’s discuss the exceptions.

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

In 1919, Disney was fired from his job at the Kansas City Star because he lacked imaginative ideas. Starting a business is hard work, but making it successful is a whole other challenge.

Will cloud computing eliminate system administrator jobs?

Careers Done Write

Will, Kansas City, MO. Dear Deb: I am a 54 year old systems administrator and I see the writing on the wall. Will cloud computing eliminate my job? What can I do about it? My kids are in college and I can’t afford to retire for at least 12 more years!

How Flexible Are You?

Job Hunt Doctor

The Menninger Institute of Kansas City, USA, conducted a research a while to verify what qualities would be most important for success and happiness in the 21st century. Ultimate Career Career Worth Living For! Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Career Architects About Ethan What Students Say « Welcome! What Makes a Leader? » How Flexible Are You?

They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich

Resume Bear

In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. Today, he’s the country’s 18th richest person and, of course, the mayor of New York City. Walt Disney’s newspaper editor told the aspiring cartoonist he wasn’t creative enough.

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The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Cities: Atlanta, GA (atl.jobs). Kansas City, MO (kc.jobs). Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET.

Mizzou Football: Leaders Need To Make Sure Urgency Is Obvious to All.

HR Capitalist

The Tigers' next game is Saturday against BYU at Arrowhead Stadium, the home of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs. Let me start by saying I really don't know what racism feels like.

7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes

Blogging4jobs

Besides being a former NFL wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, Aziz has owned and operated his own business after completing his NFL career. Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices.

How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals

Ms. Career Girl

About the Author: Janet Anthony is a blogger from Kansas City and content writer at All Top Reviews who has been writing professionally for five years now. The post How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

My September 11th Memory

Blogging4jobs

On September 11, 2001, I was driving to Kansas City from Western Kansas to attend a mandatory work training when my cd ended and I heard the news of the second tower’s fall. We had Dish TV with New York City channels because my ex was a big New York Yankees fan.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Expressjet Airlines landing 265 new jobs in Kansas City, Missouri: New jobs will include pilots, flight attendants, maintenance and materials personnel. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

Poll: Would You Fire A Co-Worker To Save Your Job?

Career Realism

Due to budget cuts, positions were eliminated at the Kansas City Star - leaving one job open between the two reporters, Karen Dillon and Dawn Bormann. You think you’ve had co-worker troubles? Well, listen to this one.

Show Me the Money. How to Win at Salary Negotiation

Blogging4jobs

Money goes farther in different places and things like the cost per gallon of gas, home prices, and even food are important things to consider if you are considering jobs in a new city and relocation. Check out our super awesome job seeker toolkit.

Spam Factory, AKA LinkedIn

Blogging4jobs

There is still incredible information share, as well as sincere requests to connect and the odd thank you’s, like this one: “I recently reached out to my LinkedIn network in search of talent for a Technical Writer in the Kansas City metro-area.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Burns & McDonnell expansion creating 300 new jobs in Kansas City : The company also announced plans for 2,100 new jobs in the next 10 years. CSC computes 800 jobs in Bossier City : The company provides IT services to other businesses.

Swearing Makes You a Better Leader

Blogging4jobs

For those of you that are Home Depot HR Alumni, yes, I was THAT store in the heart of Kansas City. I can’t imagine throwing down the f bomb in a New York City law firm or even the buttoned up insurance and investment corporation.

Cities With the Easiest Commutes

Ms. Career Girl

The post Cities With the Easiest Commutes appeared first on Ms. Thankfully, there are a number of cities that offer relatively easy commutes. Kansas City, MI. Next up, we’re looking at Kansas City. Kansas City is currently looking at $1.91

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Cerner creating 15,000 new jobs in Kansas City: The estimated $4.3 Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtsey of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

Edward Jones Hires 336 Military Veterans as Financial Advisors

Resume Bear

Financial services firm Edward Jones announced that, so far in 2013, it has hired 336 military veterans as financial advisors, adding to the roughly 1,500 veterans already employed in this role.

What It Takes to Be a Thought Leader

Blogging4jobs

Someone in the Kansas City regional office decided for me that instead of the executive team leader of softlines that I needed to work in HR. What is Thought Leadership?

Why It’s Never Too Late to Start Building Your Professional Network

Career Alley

Thomas Wolff is an executive resume writer for Resume Mastermind, a boutique resume writing and career planning firm in Kansas City, MO. The Great Recession was brutal for professionals across all age groups and industries as more than 8.8

13 Reasons You’ll Never Get A Job (Or, 13 Ways You Could)

Career Realism

You Don’t Take Advantage Of Opportunities Right In Front Of Your Face Right now, I am sitting on a two-hour plane ride from Kansas City back to my home in Atlanta. Let me be perfectly honest with you: Nobody owes you a job.

Email a Professor Today

Ms. Career Girl

Josh Bulloc Kansas City, MO How can I help? Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

3,750 Jobs for Kansas. The Kansas City Assembly Plant is the fourth North American facility Ford is retooling for production of new vehicles that are at the heart of an increasingly balanced lineup of cars, trucks and utilities.

Coaches Who Should Not Of Been Fired?

Resume Bear

In 2009, the Kansas City Chiefs took a chance on a young, lightly experienced Todd Haley and gave him the job as head coach. When it comes to coaching, a termination is much more than the loss of a job.

“My ‘Involuntary Resignation’ was not accepted as ‘involuntary.’ What do I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kansas City, Missouri. P.S.: If you would like to obtain a list of five or more experienced, “employee-side” employment attorneys in the Kansas City area, just [ click here ]. Question: Hi, Alan, I submitted my involuntary resignation by email giving detail as to what, why and how my job and the abuse I suffered affected me mentally and physically.

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Telecommuting Journal

But we did get a pretty interactive view of the city and some of the things it has to offer. Their goal is to “take you from the streets to the sidewalks and through the doors of the world’s cities and towns. I looked today, to see what US cities were on the list.

Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

But we did get a pretty interactive view of the city and some of the things it has to offer. Their goal is to “take you from the streets to the sidewalks and through the doors of the world’s cities and towns. I looked today, to see what US cities were on the list.

terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

I applied for a job in Kansas City, MO, and will have a phone interview with the company tomorrow. I am moving to a new city and have been trying to find a new job (preferably in my chosen field, but I’m not too picky). I have worked in several cities and in many different fields but have never heard of this before. It’s terse answer Thursday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1.