The date was June 5th………. The year was 1956…… A young star hailing from Tupelo, Mississippi was about to make a national appearance on The Milton Berle Show. His music was dazzling fans all across the country, but his new style was the start of MAJOR controversy. His name was Elvis Presley (you might’ve heard of him :))
Our society has a narrow perception of what we think a “typical job” should be. So many of us unknowingly put professional careers in corporate office settings on a pedestal, but fail to appreciate careers that are equally as important yet less recognized.
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog discussing alternative ways to present yourself to employers (opposed to just sending in a generic resume). The post received quite a bit of positive feedback/discussion via e-mail so I am following the post up with a Part 2.
Go to school Get good grades Your good grades will get you into that college Your college degree will automatically secure you with your dream job The dream job will never let you go If the year was 1965, this might have been pretty sound advice.
When you think about famous inventors in history, names like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison & Henry Ford usually come to mind. Their inventions have all changed the way we live our lives on a daily basis.
Since the Early 20th Century, we’ve been raised with this notion to go to school, do well, and you will be compensated with a comfortable wage. This held true for over almost 100 years. Regular employees were able to afford a vehicle, a home, as well as many luxury items. Everyone was happy working for […]
I remember my first day of high school orientation quite well, even though it was many years ago. The senior giving us a tour told us the following quote: “The next 4 years will be the best 4 years of your whole life” I had to stop myself from laughing at the narrow minded statement.