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  • About Us - You learn when you visit your old friends and acquaintances. So I visited Coah Mills and learned about "About Us." It's a wiki!
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
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Department of Labor Career Voyages

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Is This the Time?

I don't know how many of you are superstitious or how many of you are into astrology. But there's a responsibility that goes with the job of being leader and the time has come to make you aware of a…Continue

Tags: disasters, attentiveness, details, communications, Mercury Retrograde

Started by Yvonne LaRose in Frivolous Friday Apr 16, 2010.

Jobs in Writing and Publishing

A lot of us are bombarded by traditional channels relating to work. As time passes, we become myopic about options available to us. In the writing and publishing industry, this is especially true.…Continue

Tags: manuscripts, freelance, writing, screenplays, plays

Started by Yvonne LaRose in Industry Information Apr 2, 2010.

Control Through Use of Agendas

Some of you may have been pondering how to make your meetings more effective. You may find the suggestions offered in Running…Continue

Tags: leadership, control, agendas, meetings

Started by Yvonne LaRose in Interesting Reading Mar 29, 2010.

Dominance Compared with Submission

Have any of you been caught between two diametrically opposed personalities? I'd love to hear how you handled that. For you recruiters, it would be interesting to know how you justified putting the…Continue

Tags: negligent hiring, Alpha personality, Beta personality, limits, domination

Started by Yvonne LaRose in Interviewing, Retention, and Promotion Mar 27, 2010.

Hang Stan

Hello community members! It's Friday. It's the last day of Winter. It's time to start looking at things through new eyes and putting a little fun back into life so that things come into proper…Continue

Tags: '70s, '80s, songs, TV, trivia

Started by Yvonne LaRose in Frivolous Friday Mar 19, 2010.

The Meeting Place

Chat room put in temporarily abeyance.

Blog Posts

Grandma's Coming to Babysit. Oh No!

Learn how TheYoungHunt made his first video with Ma. Now don't steal his bulb, be sure to feed him and he'll dance for you. Hee…


Posted by Doris Anne Beaulieu on December 11, 2010 at 2:26pm

Professional's Career Development

One of the challenges of being in HR is that we have career goals and lifetime desires that have been put in abeyance or forfeited in order to climb the HR ladder of fulfillment and success. Sometimes those goals get set aside in deference to the one who could become our life partner, whether that means spouse or companion or whatever other definition we choose to assign to that term. We keep those goals private and never publicly reveal them even to our most intimate of friends or that special… Continue

Posted by Yvonne LaRose on December 8, 2009 at 11:00am

Identity and Selflessness

I've talked about the challenges that the media face when determining what is valid news in order to create compelling content that informs and educates. On the same day that the revelations regarding The Press occurred to me, I also observed some skills that are required of a politician in order to be considered re-electable, charismatic, and capable. Those observations made me wonder whether I could handle that… Continue

Posted by Yvonne LaRose on March 29, 2009 at 12:00pm

Do It Today

About Amy

Amy and Ed Becker have been together for ten years. Amy has an MBA and a very responsible position in the company where she's worked for the past seven years. That's just about the same amount of time that Amy and Ed have been experiencing difficulties.

When her job entailed being at the desk each and every day, it was necessary for Amy to miss at least three to five days a month for some strange accidents she kept having. But as time, experience, and… Continue

Posted by Yvonne LaRose on October 13, 2008 at 10:30pm

HR Daily Advisor

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Vocabulary Builder


November 16, 2007

Here's a vocabulary builder with multiple purposes. Not only does it strive (as does with both of our vocabulary builders) to build your vocabulary and recognition of words (and therefore, your word power), increased facility in speaking and writing, better performance on qualifying and placement exams, better reading speed, and improved interviews. In addition, each time you get a word right there's a benefit for others.

Each correct word delivers credit for 10 grains of rice to a person in a country where there is poverty and hunger, distributed by the United Nations World Food Program. To see the current country breakdown of donations, click here.

Click the logo to play the game or simply click here.

May 28, 2007:

Well, here's the inaugural installment of the Vocabulary Builder. Incidentally, if you have some vocabulary builders to recommend, send them over (along with the definitions, if you have them!).

Match Up
Match each word in the left column with its synonym on the right. When finished, click Answer to see the results. Good luck!


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