Interview: Lisa Jackson, Former Head of EPA

Lisa Jackson recently retired as America’s top environmental CEO. For four years, she was the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a job that put her right in the middle of the nation’s most important and high-profile environmental controversies. (She was also the first African-American to hold that position.)...more

Territorial Educators of Young Children - Conduct of career and remuneration

CareerEducators of young children are likely during their careers benefit from advancement to the rank of principal educator of young children and the rank of chief educator of young children. Subject to the existence of a vacancy, the appointment to a higher grade is decided by the territorial authority, after registration on a table Annual Progress established by order of merit after consultation with the Joint Administrative Committee, either choice after professional examination and in accordance with the quota rule. ...more

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6 Tips on Addressing Cover Letters

Often the hardest part of the job application process comes after compiling a resume and cover letter together and getting ready to send them both off in an email... only to realize that you aren't particularly sure who will wind up opening and reading your cover letter. How do you decide who to address your cover letter to, no matter whether the company is a start-up of 10 team members or a corporation of over 10,000+ employees with international branches? Here are a few of my tips on how to do it and a few extra rules of thumb when it comes to cover letters....more

A One-Time Motel Maid Looks Back on Success, Then & Now

My experience as a young girl of what the term "work ethic" really meant began with a fib. I was 14, growing up in southern California. My mother had divorced when I was 5, left to raise me and my two younger brothers. She didn’t have a formal education, so she had to work two full-time jobs as a waitress to make ends meet. ...more
Based upon this post, I have no doubt you would still be successful if you were 14 today and ...more

What do you want to do with your life?

What do you want to do with your life??? This is most properly the most difficult question a lot of people are asked, well anyone who is over 20 and not in their perfect job, which quite frankly there are a lot of people who work to live and not live to work....more

From Lonely Stay-At-Home Mom to Following Dreams and Successful Business Owner

Just two years ago Arti Verma was a lonely stay-at-home mom of three. Now, she is the proud owner of a busy cafe in South Edmonton.“I wanted to come out and interact with the outside world but I felt I had no hope,” said Verma.“I was happy with kids and my family, but you know, sometimes you want something for yourself as well- for me I just wanted to get out.”...more

Top Ten Success Tips For My 25-Year-Old Self

Dear 25-Year Old Self, As I am turning 50 soon, I feel that I can give you some excellent I’m-twice-your-age-youngster advice, with a bonus tip: Top Ten Lists have better Google juice. You’re welcome! Here we go, youngster. ...more
It has NOT been 15 years since Maybe, Baby.  Wow.  You are something else.  Thanks for your ...more

Editing My Own Story: Going Back to School at 36 Changed My Life

I was 36 when I decided that I didn’t want to do what I was doing any more, and certainly not every day for the rest of my working life. ...more
This is so inspiring! I started college right out of high school and had no idea what I wanted ...more

All I Really Need to Know About Business I Learned the Hard Way

I have been working for as long as I have been able to. My first job was at Nordstrom, and my second job was at a law firm. This was not your typical high school student job, but I have always found joy in working hard. ...more
Great article!  I've been in the business world for about 35 years - yikes!  I didn't realize I ...more