7 Things I’ve Gained (and Lost) During 7 Years Living In Texas

Career Trend

” Rob, and I uprooted our lives in Kansas City, MO, to relocate to a tiny town in North Texas, in a community called, Sherwood Shores, on the banks of Lake Texoma. In 2011, my husband, “Capt.” You can read my prior posts on this career and life upheaval, here, here, here, here and here. A couple of years […]. The post 7 Things I’ve Gained (and Lost) During 7 Years Living In Texas appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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?

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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.” Not only did we engage in luxurious, drawn-out conversations that [.] The post My Parents and Their Encore Careers! appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Four of America’s Favorite Organic Restaurants

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you find yourself passing through one of these great cities or you happen to call one home, be sure to check out these incredible restaurants offering organic options that will leave your body happy and healthy. Cafe Gratitude: Kansas City, Missouri. Cafe Gratitude is Kansas City’s finest organic restaurant and offers a completely organic, plant-based menu. Milwaukee is an ideal city for active individuals.

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!

2011 142

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. If you base the commutes on the number of hours you’ll spend stuck in traffic, the cost of insurance and gas, and the likelihood of an accident, you’ll probably be surprised to see the cities that pop up. Kansas City, MI. Next up, we’re looking at Kansas City. Kansas City is currently looking at $1.91

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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. Resume standards are based on what has proven to be effective in the job market over recent years. However, there are exceptions to many of the resume rules.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


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. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world.

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Male HR Manager Takes Down Female Congressional Candidate with Harassment Claim. #metoo

The HR Capitalist

More from the Washington Post : A Democratic candidate hoping to flip a hotly contested congressional seat in Kansas has dropped out of the race after allegations that she sexually harassed a male subordinate resurfaced during her campaign. As warranted by the stupid, inappropriate behavior of some men, the #metoo movement has mostly outed those men for the harassers they are. But now, we have our first public female victim of the #metoo movement.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


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. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Expressjet Airlines landing 265 new jobs in Kansas City, Missouri: New jobs will include pilots, flight attendants, maintenance and materials personnel. PennyMac Financial Services pledges 600 jobs in Fort Worth, Texas: The mortgage lender will receive a $180,000, 10-year tax incentive from the city of Ft. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

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All Economic Development Related to Jobs Is Not Created Equal.

The HR Capitalist

the nation’s largest meat processor, traveled to the east Kansas town of Tonganoxie with what they figured would be welcome news for the locals. Members of the opposition say most residents are employed in nearby Topeka, Kansas City, and Lawrence, leaving few locals who’d want meatpacking jobs. Median annual household income in Leavenworth County is $63,726, $11,521 more than for the state of Kansas and $9,837 greater than the national median.

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 million Americans lost their jobs between 2007 and 2009. However, the demographic that may have been affected the most is the 55+ crowd.

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3 Companies Hiring Remotely For Sports Lovers

Career Realism

Some of GumGum's sports clients include the Boston Bruins, Kansas City Chiefs, Toronto Raptors, and New York Mets, just to name a few. Are you interested in combining your professional skills with your love for sports?

Edward Jones Hires 336 Military Veterans as Financial Advisors

Resume Bear

” As a further sign of the firm’s deep commitment to transitioning veterans into the civilian workforce, the firm on October 31 announced its sponsorship of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Park in Kansas City, Missouri, which includes naming rights for the Museum’s Research Center and access to the WWI Museum’s other assets, including usage of the J.C.

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. Instead of leaving the decision up to HR, the company told the co-workers they had to decide among themselves who was going to get the boot. Talk about a tough decision.

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. The following is a guest post by Janet Anthony. Her bio follows. They dream. We Grind. They Sleep. We Shine.” – Dwayne Johnson.

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

The 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. The only time I've ever felt like I was in the neighborhood of being the subject of racism was when I played college basketball (I was the minority in that situation). But was I the subject of real racism? White people problems, indeed. .

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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. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia). Usenet was comprised of several hierarchal group headings.

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

Cyndy began her career in Human Resource Communications on Madison Avenue in New York City over 12 years ago. She currently resides as the director and branch manager for NAS Recruitment Communications in Kansas City. It is my pleasure to have Margo Rose with me today. Margo caught my attention over a year ago when I saw her omnipresence on numerous social media platforms.

Swearing Makes You a Better Leader


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. Tweeting may get you fired from your job (see yesterday’s post ) but apparently swearing gets you promoted.

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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. Some entrepreneurs want to do something that’s never been done before, while others want to build upon existing business niches or ideas and become a strong competitor.

My September 11th Memory


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. My now ex-husband was just transitioning out of the military and had enrolled in college. I knew immediately he could be called back to go to war.

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Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

Salary Increases by City. cities can expect to see salary increases higher than the national average in 2013. These cities include Denver (3.6 percent); and Houston and Kansas City (3.3 Cities that can expect lower-than-average increases in 2013 include San Francisco (2.7 A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. workers continue to rise incrementally as concerns remain about the stability of the global economy.

2012 121

“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.

2013 109

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?

Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.

The HR Capitalist

Here's a basic rundown of what transpired with the help of reporting from the Kansas City Star: 1. Earleywine, a Jefferson City, Mo., It's every manager's worst nightmare. You did the right thing with some problematic employees, but then you got investigated/sued. Getting sued is a scarlet letter. Without question, it's much better not to get sued, but if you do the right thing and get sued as a result, sometime you LOOK LIKE A BETTER LEADER THAN OTHERS AROUND YOU.

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7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes


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. Many teams require attendance at practice for a majority of the school year. What’s a student athlete to do? Here are seven tips just for you: 7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes. Visit Career Services.

Spam Factory, AKA LinkedIn


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. Nice so nice and clean anymore… Is LinkedIn considered social media?

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. It has the potential to tarnish one’s reputation and damage a coaching career for life. For the most part, coaches are measured on their wins and losses.

Keys To Building A Winning Workplace

Career Realism

In his first year as a starting quarterback in 2018, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes brought the Chiefs to the brink of the Super Bowl, while setting NFL records. Sports are a great distraction from everyday life. As a fan, there's nothing more thrilling than when your favorite team wins a championship. In many ways, a successful workplace is a lot like a championship-caliber sports team. Bear with us, it's not as crazy as it sounds.

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Show Me the Money. How to Win at Salary Negotiation


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. Arm yourself with this information so that when you speak to a recruiter or hiring manager, you can mention that while you made $75,000 in Kansas City in San Francisco that number is slightly (or dramatically) different. Check out our super awesome job seeker toolkit.

What It Takes to Be a Thought Leader


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? There’s a certain amount of responsibility, finesse and planning that comes into being a thought leader and someone seen as valuable in thought leadership. In all honesty I didn’t plan or intend to be one, but then again I’ve never ended up where I planned to go.

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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. The Material Girl went through several fast food and waitressing jobs before she was introduced to the city’s punk rock music scene in 1979.These low-paying gigs were necessary at first, but Madonna knew she was meant to be a star.

2011 219

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! Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Email a Professor Today by Nicole Crimaldi on September 13, 2010 I’m made the 5 hour trek back to my Alma mater, Miami University, Thursday after work to lead a few Entrepreneurial Marketing classes taught by my favorite college professor. This professor, Mark Lacker, has impacted the way I think.

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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. EveryScape says you can also request to have your city added OR apply to be an Ambassador and select your territory from a drop down list.

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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. EveryScape says you can also request to have your city added OR apply to be an Ambassador and select your territory from a drop down list.

2008 100

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. Officials have said that the new hospital will create 350 new jobs on the city’s East Side.

2011 118

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.

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. And, to make it worse, most job seekers are faced with a perfect storm of barriers that never existed in the past.

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