The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) celebrated donors, supporters and outstanding individuals who support their mission of “advocating personal growth and community inclusion for all we serve” at their 9th annual gala “A Night For Our Stars To Shine” recently.  Among the honorees were the Bristol Development Authority (BDA) and The Shaffer Company who were … Continue reading The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

Wheeler Clinic President and CEO to Retire

Susan Walkama, LCSW, who transformed Wheeler Clinic into a leading statewide provider of integrated health care services, will retire on November 1, 2019, the Wheeler Board of Trustees announced today. Walkama served as President and Chief Executive Officer for more than a dozen years, and began her career at Wheeler nearly four decades ago. Under … Continue reading Wheeler Clinic President and CEO to Retire

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3 Things To Convey In Your Job Interview

The job interview—this is where it all really begins! While your resume may have impressed the hiring manager and helped you get your foot in the door, now you really have to bring home those points on the resume in person. Failing to convey the right message in the job interview means it is game … Continue reading 3 Things To Convey In Your Job Interview

7 Tips For Becoming A Successful Leader At Work

Becoming a successful leader at work can be challenging. You want to be the one your team looks to for guidance and support, but you may not be in a leadership role yet. So, can you establish yourself as a leader at work, and display the characteristics of a good leader daily? There are many … Continue reading 7 Tips For Becoming A Successful Leader At Work

How To Stay Relevant In An Ever-Changing Job Market

Whether you've just graduated from college, you're in the middle of your career, or you're in your 60s, competition for jobs is fierce. So, how can you stay relevant in today's job market? Here are six ways to stay on top of your game. 1. Brand Up If you want to market yourself effectively, you … Continue reading How To Stay Relevant In An Ever-Changing Job Market

Why Do So Many Jobs Require Spanish?

There are plenty of compelling reasons to learn Spanish, but there’s one that really makes bank: Employability. In virtually any career field, Spanish can come in handy and help you advance. However, there are some careers that actually require Spanish language skills. If you travel to any Spanish-speaking country for work, you’ll certainly need to know travel phrases at the very least. In … Continue reading Why Do So Many Jobs Require Spanish?

Manufacturing Sector: Currently a Top Staffing Opportunity in US

According to the American Staffing Association, industrial manufacturing staffing from staffing agencies has the top employee percentage in the United States, more than any other industry. This means that many workers looking to work for a manufacturing company, are probably searching for the nearest comparable staffing agency. This also means that a manufacturing company looking for skilled … Continue reading Manufacturing Sector: Currently a Top Staffing Opportunity in US

Top 5 Industries for Workforce Diversity

One of the biggest professional trends in recent years has been an increased focus on diversity. This is partly the result of new diversity guidelines set out by the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and partly the result of studies showing that companies who hire with diversity in mind tend to be more successful and have happier employees. … Continue reading Top 5 Industries for Workforce Diversity