Career Issues

The Secret to Getting What You Want
-by Bernie Howroyd, President and Founder AppleOne Employment Services

Many people ask me, "What is the secret to your success?" There is indeed a secret to achieving all of your goals. When you know the Secret, then all things become possible. I want to share with you the Secret to success so that you can apply it to your own life and enjoy the success you so richly deserve. More...

Career Spotlight

Promotions Designer

If you crave creative challenge, thrive on excitement, and like the thought of being paid for your innovative ideas, then you should try on the Promotions Designer hat for size. Like most other creativity-driven careers, being a Promotions Designer is demanding yet fulfilling, taxing but rewarding. To help you get a better picture of what it's like to be a Promotions Designer, we asked to spend a day on the job with Las Vegas-based Rosann C. More...

Book Review

Do What You Are: Discover The Perfect Career For You Through The Secrets Of Personality Type?
-by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger
 Little Brown & Company Publishing, 384 pages, $13.27
-review by David Beran

Chances are good your career isn't as fulfilling as it could be yet. According to a recent poll, fewer than one out of every six people has landed that perfect position. But, never fear. If you're one of the 83% of workers toiling away in a job that isn't as rewarding as it should be, a new book, Do What You Are, provides powerful tools for those that want to take steps to change that situation. More...

Ask the Experts

Q. I've grown restless in my current job. I've thought about a change, but the economy is so iffy, I'm not sure that now is really a smart time. What would you suggest?

A. First, you should take a serious look at yourself to determine what it is that's making you feel restless. While it is possible to run into a dead-end within a particular position, often feelings of boredom or dissatisfaction are internal issues that can't be resolved by simply changing jobs. I can't tell you how many people I've known who jumped from job to job only to find the same problems following them to their new positions. More...

On the Lighter Side

Cooking for the (Office) Crowd

With the holidays often come office potlucks. If you wish to do more than a quick run to the supermarket for soda, chicken wings or pre-made holiday desserts, you may want to try your hand at some sure-fire holiday classics.  Below are three easy, fool-proof recipes that will win you a lot of “WOWS!” without making you do too much work.

Potluck Recipe #1: Chicken Merlot with Mushrooms
Potluck Recipe #2: Orange Praline Yams
Potluck Recipe #3: Baked Ham Stuffed Mushrooms

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