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On the 200th anniversary of your blessed birth, it is my esteemed honor to thank you, Monsieur Louis Braille, for giving me and thousands and thousands like me, who seeÂ by the candles ofÂ theÂ mind, a means, a written language to explore the path of life with those who see by the light of the stars.
The name Braille!Â Ah, thereâ€™s something about your name.Â Perhaps itâ€™s special because I know that without you, I would not be what I am and I could not become what I one day hope to be.
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I came across the following piece, written by Anthony Balderrama of CareerBuilder.com, and think it is excellent advice for all of us.Â
Even though I hate to admit it, I may have been guilty of committing one or two of the following no-noâ€™s.Â Hmmm!Â Maybe thatâ€™s why they fired me from that underwater basket-weaving job.Â Oh well, live and learn, eh?Â (Smile)Â Read the rest of this entry »
Itâ€™s the moment youâ€™ve been waiting for, the callback.Â
OK, so youâ€™ve sent out your rÃ©sumÃ©s and cover letters and received no responses.Â Itâ€™s depressing, to say the least.Â Believe me, I know.Â Then, it happens.Â You pick up the phone and you hear an unknown voice telling you that the company has received your rÃ©sumÃ© and would like you to come in for an interview.
How do you respond to that unknown voice? Read the rest of this entry »
And what about the Pay?
When we begin looking for a new job most of us will also begin to daydream about how much we want to be paid.Â I can tell you that I see absolutely nothing wrong with someone paying me $100,000 per year for taste-testing omelets at my local diner.Â In fact, it seems quite fair to me; after all, Read the rest of this entry »
And what about â€œthank youâ€ letters? Read the rest of this entry »
I want to talk a little about cover letters. Read the rest of this entry »
By now you should be rested and ready to take the next step on this journey which is either creating or updating your rÃ©sumÃ©. Read the rest of this entry »
Here is a little food for thought from my namesake: Read the rest of this entry »