Celebration House™ features MICHAEL BALLARD – NOV 26

SAVE THE DATE - NOV 26   Imagine Yourself© The Imagine Yourself© program was developed by Michael H. Ballard. It is available as a keynote, workshop, training or train-the-trainer session. This is a program to assist people of all ages to learn what to do to prepare them, or assist them work towards recovery should they feel overwhelmed when faced with unrelenting stress, adversity, grief and or a serious loss. We have and do work with groups on how to use this material in … [Read more...]

Chronological or Functional Nanny Resume?

One of the toughest parts of putting together a great nanny resume is knowing where to start. You’ve got to find a way to present your experience, your skills, your goals and your qualities seemingly all at once, plus you have to make room for a personal statement about the role of childcare in your life. How can you make sense of a mountain of information? Pretty easily, it turns out. There are two main ways to format a resume — chronologically and functionally. Each one has its own … [Read more...]

UN WOMEN: EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE, Closing Date: Friday, 09 Aug. 2013

Closing Date: Friday, 09 August 2013 UN WOMEN: EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE Location: New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA United Nations Development Programme 304 East 45th Street New York Application Deadline: 09-Aug-13 Type of Contract: FTA Local Post Level: GS-6 Languages Required: All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment. Internally advertised General Service (GS) fixed-term appointment (FTA) positions located in Headquarters are open to GS staff members … [Read more...]

HHSentrepreneurs, New CTO Vision Document & More‏

We need you! Apply to work on high-risk, high reward projects while tackling the biggest challenges in health care and government! Get your applications in by August 16th! We are currently seeking innovators and entrepreneurs to participate in the second cohort of the HHSentrepreneurs Program. We are looking for highly talented professionals from non-federal backgrounds such as business, industry, and academia who seek to bring successful innovation experiences, models, and business … [Read more...]

Employment | UN Women

Employment P_11_form_UNwomen - UN Women Personal History Form (P11) - Required when applying for all vacancies and must be attached as part of online application in place of CV/resume. UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. (Please contact us if you have questions.) Director, Human Resources Post Level: D1 Location: New York, USA Application Deadline: 26 March 2013 Economic Empowerment Advisor Post Level: P5 Location: Bangkok, … [Read more...]

“Critical Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises: Why Gender Matters”

Speech by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the economics symposium “Critical Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises: Why Gender Matters” being held in New York from 21-22 January 2013 "Good morning, It is great to be here with all of you! UN Women is pleased to co-sponsor this symposium with the International Association for Feminist Economics. I would like to thank the Editors of Feminist Economics, Diana … [Read more...]

The Big Mistake: What to do when you’ve completely messed up!

It’s that feeling, deep in the pit of your stomach. The one that only comes around when you’re wishing it’s all just a bad dream. You take a breath, pinch yourself, and prepare to wake up. A few seconds go by. Nothing happens. The feeling gets worse. Let’s rewind a few minutes. It’s just another day at the office, when, BAM! It hits you like a brick. You realize you’ve made a mistake. A big one. This is more than just putting the letterhead in the printer the wrong way. This one will have … [Read more...]

Managing Fear, Being Proactive in your Career

Be Proactive In Your Career Even When You Have A Job Nowadays, all most everybody worries about what will happen in the future in regards to their job. The best way to protect yourself is to be active in your professional career. Here is a list of suggestions on how to be informed of the present issues regarding your career in today’s job market. The first step is to get into the habit of always updating your skills just in case something would happen. Learning how to use a computer or … [Read more...]

Confucius said, “Find a job you enjoy, and you’ll never work a day in your life.”

    Confucius said, "Find a job you enjoy, and you'll never work a day in your life."     What is Your Dream Job? What type of job do you dream about? Some of us know from the time we are very young what we want to do when we grow up. Others are still trying to figure that out. Still others have tried a career or two, then went on to do something completely different with their lives. The days of working for the same company for a lifetime are long … [Read more...]

Employment Trends for Women 2012, Strategies for Change

Global Employment Trends for Women 2012 Reversal of gains in women's employment Women are still more likely to be unemployed than men around the world. That's one of the conclusions of the ILO's Global Employment Trends for Women 2012. And the report also found that, while the numbers vary from region to region, the steady progress being made by women in the workplace slowed, stopped or reversed as a result of the global economic crisis.     Strategies for Change - One … [Read more...]

VIETNAM’s Wage Growth increases despite continuing global slowdown

VIETNAM's Wage Growth increases despite continuing global slowdown Viet Nam has experienced robust wage growth while a new ILO report shows a worse slowdown in global wages. The country, however, still needs to address many challenges, including the informal economy, low productivity and widening gender pay gap. HANOI (ILO News) – Viet Nam has done well in terms of wage growth compared to the world as new ILO figures show a continuing slowdown in global wages, particularly in … [Read more...]

WOMEN & CAREERS, UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners

Employment UN Women Personal History Form (P11) - Required when applying for all vacancies and must be attached as part of online application in place of CV/resume. UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. (Please contact us if you have questions.) Joint Programme Coordinator Post Level: P4 Location: Bissau, GUINEA-BISSAU Application Deadline: 24 September 2012 UN Women Representative Post Level: P5 Location: Chisinau, … [Read more...]

JOBS: The UN Women Training Centre (CoP), Training for Gender Equality!

The UN Women Training Centre would like to invite you to join the recently renewed and updated Community of Practice, previously managed by UN INSTRAW (now UN Women). This online community and platform aims to support the informed discussion and reflection on the current trends of training and capacity development for gender equality, the collection and dissemination of good practices and the identification of institutions, opportunities and resources for training for gender equality at the … [Read more...]

The Voice vs the Brain

“Have you ever had 'that' moment in your life where you knew that you were not doing what you were supposed to be doing?” You must Take Action to hear it, listen to it and act on it ... :) It would be a fearful split second when you swore you heard a Voice; yet, were so overwhelmed with fear to share the experience with anyone that you secretly stored it in the attic of your mind. Having decided to do this, you stifled this Voice to a point of combustion forcing a series of … [Read more...]

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