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What Makes You Come Alive? – Journey of Discovery

Is it really possible for work to express your passion and unique gifts?  What’s the revolution going on in our relationship with work?  Join us on the On Purpose Show as we interview Sean Aiken, creator of The One Week Job Project – an inspiring journey across North America in which he worked 52 jobs […]

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Volunteering And Its Surprising Benefits

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Volunteering can also help protect your mental and […]

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Pat Tillman Military Scholars Program

Founded in 2008, the Tillman Military Scholars program supports the ever-growing population of Post-9/11 veterans and their spouses. The scholars chosen show extroardinary academic and leadership potential, a true sense of vocation, and a deep commitment to create positive change through their work in the fields of medicine, law, business, education and the arts. For more information [...]

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SBA Offers No-Upfront-Fee Loans to Veterans

By Gabrielle Karol Published November 08, 2013 FOXBusiness   Ahead of Veteran’s Day, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced on Friday a new zero-upfront-fee loan program designed to help more veterans start or expand businesses. Starting January 1, veterans taking out SBA loans of up to $350,000 will pay no upfront fee until the end of the fiscal [...]

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Project Job Readiness at Roosevelt University

Career Transition Advisors Group in collaboration with Roosevelt University is hosting a free job readiness workshop open to veterans. The workshop will take place on November 9, 2010, and begin promptly at 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Seating is limited. Casual dress attire required. Registration opens on October 14, 2013 and closes November 2, 2013. Register [...]

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10 Smart Tips to Help You Land Your Next Interview

From the moment you send out your resume until you land the job and start work, you are still involved in the interviewing process. I’ve seen people lose a potential job after they’ve been hired all the way up to the day they start work. One wrong move and the employer can change his mind. […]

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Leo Markel

Job Seeker’s Tenacity Pays Off

Meet Leo Markel, Chicago area resident. In December 2009, Leo joined the ranks of the unemployed. Leo Markel   After an extended job search, Leo’s back at work. In April, he landed a position as the Controller for Skokie-based Midland Manufacturing. How did he find the opportunity? The company contacted him through LinkedIn. During the 39 months […]

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Marie Lazzara

Community with Marie Lazzara June 27 show

On this show, Marie interviews people from the business and nonprofit sectors as well as others who involve themselves in unique contributions to their communities. Joining Marie is Laura Warren, director of marketing from Clearbrook, an Arlington Heights-based nonprofit that provides services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The entire hour of the [...]

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