Time passed by quickly and before I had realized it, I had finished my studies and it was time for me to enter the job market. When I was still eighteen, I was doing my practice at the offices of a newspaper and at the same time, I started writing articles for different free presses.
Surveys show that at least 45 million of the more than 100 million Americans over 50 are eager to serve their communities and country in their later years. Most worry they are leaving the world in worse condition than they inherited and want to make it right.
Rejection is inevitable. It's safe to say that most people aren't into rejection. Could we also assume that it is on the top ten list of many peoples fears? GOOD NEWS ALERT! Rejection doesn't have to be feared, we can transform it into opportunity.
It all started with an idea to start showing more gratitude and a goofy hat -- a green and white snapback cap that was a family gift collecting dust in my closet.
There is no shortage of programs in place to help veterans find meaningful employment after serving the country, but far too little attention is paid to helping the veterans who often need the assistance the most, the disabled veteran, and DAV and Veteran Recruiting hopes to change that in a big way.
The strength of our nation lies with local economies and local economies thrive on the success of small businesses. When those businesses fail, the surrounding economy fails.
Each of us can help create an opportunity moment for a young person. We can help a student with a college application, offer a young adult an internship, donate to a nonprofit that is dedicated to strengthening career and education pathways, support legislation and polices that promote opportunity, or volunteer as a mentor.