Are You Thankful for Your Co-Workers?

by Victor Johnson, Career Facilitator Cape Newenham is a small area on the coast of Alaska.  It is not a town or village.  The closest thing to a town is 25miles away…by air.  It was an Air Force radar station when I was there.  It was my first assignment in the Air Force. The Cape,Continue reading “Are You Thankful for Your Co-Workers?”

Thank You Veterans and Your Families!

Victor Johnson, Career Facilitator – US Air Force Veteran In 1918, in the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, the Armistice was signed that ended the ‘War to End All Wars’.  One year later, Armistice Day was established to recognize the veterans and those who died in that war.  In 1926,Continue reading “Thank You Veterans and Your Families!”

Bridging the Generational Gap – Part III: an HR Perspective

by Brandi Nicholson-Burley, Career Facilitator For the final installment in “Bridging the Generational Gap,” I wanted to bring an HR perspective to the series. I interviewed Joshua Moening, Human Resources Business Partner at Goodwill Columbus who’s been in HR for over 10 years. Here’s what he had to say: Brandi: How do you feel likeContinue reading “Bridging the Generational Gap – Part III: an HR Perspective”

Do I Look Ok?

By Jenifer Garey, Director of Workforce Development As I prepared for a TV interview, I was confident in asking the age-old question to my coaches, aka team facilitators, who are on camera all the time: “Do I look ok?”  I thought I wanted honest feedback. I thought that I could make some last-minute changes ifContinue reading “Do I Look Ok?”

Bridging the Generational Gap- Tips on Navigating Age Diversity in the Workplace

By Brandi Nicholson-Burley, Career Facilitator So far in this “Bridging the Generational Gap,” series, we’ve discussed the changing age makeup in the workplace, and we’ve had a panel discussion about different experiences in a multigenerational workplace. Today, we’ll share 5 key tips on how to navigate age diversity in the workplace. Understand and embrace differentContinue reading “Bridging the Generational Gap- Tips on Navigating Age Diversity in the Workplace”

The Elevator Pitch Isn’t Only For Elevators

By Valerie L. Hawes, Lead for Organizational Learning and Development How often are you using your elevator pitch?  Hopefully, you aren’t ONLY waiting for those few opportunities when you find yourself at the job interview, occasional networking events, or at the job fairs.  And please don’t tell me that you are only using it duringContinue reading “The Elevator Pitch Isn’t Only For Elevators”

The Elevator Pitch Isn’t Only For Elevators

By Valerie L. Hawes How often are you using your elevator pitch?  Hopefully, you aren’t ONLY waiting for those few opportunities when you find yourself at the job interview, occasional networking events, or at the job fairs.  And please don’t tell me that you are only using it during those infrequent times that you findContinue reading “The Elevator Pitch Isn’t Only For Elevators”

A Philosopher Named Cooper

By Victor Johnson, Career Facilitator The morning was cool.  The orange and yellow-gold rays of sunlight were starting to move to the top of the trees and spill into my backyard, drying the dew.  I listened to a chickadee thank me for the bird food I had put out as a bribe to hear theContinue reading “A Philosopher Named Cooper”

Introduction: Building the Generational Gap

By Brandi Nicholson-Burley, Career Facilitator  Navigating the workplace can be tricky (Just Google “workplace” and you’ll see what I mean.) One thing that makes the workplace easier to navigate is your relationships with your coworkers. Honestly, who doesn’t enjoy lunch outings, and casual conversations about things like; dogs, football games, or how the kids areContinue reading “Introduction: Building the Generational Gap”