LinkedIn Tips for Jobseekers

There seems to be a lot of downsizing and reorganizing going on in companies in the region, which has led to the growth of our organization with a lot of new jobseekers, even though we have a mix of employed and self-employed who come to learn and network. Some of our members have outplacement services available to them and others do not. For many folks, they are like “deer in headlights” and don’t know what to…

Use LinkedIn to Thank Veterans for Their Service

So exactly what is a veteran? “A veteran – whether active duty, discharged, retired or reserve – is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of America, for an amount of up to, and including, his/her life.” Thank you to John O’Brien, who shared this quote in a recent article in the Concord Monitor. I am so very thankful for all the men and women…

Tactics & Strategies for Getting Out (& Staying Out of Debt)

GUEST AUTHOR BIO:Audrey Plum is a former financial advisor, now stay-at-home mom, who writes about all things finance. She’s passionate about helping others reach their financial goals, after having gone through several struggles herself. When she isn’t working, you can find her in her kitchen cooking for her friends and family.___________________________________________________________ In an economy where student debt is the commonplace and housing prices are skyrocketing, paying off debt is often seen as the ultimate financial goal.…