Archive for the 'public transportation' Category

Jul 15 2013

Contingency

What happens when the conveyance you depend on for getting to work or looking for work is not functioning?  Do you have a contingency plan for such situations?  Have you given thought to how you would get around if your personal vehicle or local transit system wasn’t running?  Last week in the San Francisco area, [...]

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Jul 11 2011

What Do You Need? What Do You Want?

In my last entry, we talked about Marilyn and how her efforts to find a new job were thwarted when she turned the focus of her interviews to her needs rather than those of the job and the employer.  This time out I want to reiterate and expound further that you should not ignore your [...]

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Jun 13 2011

How Far Will You Go?

This is a question every job seeker eventually needs to ask her/himself.  “How far am I willing to go for my job?” Certainly most folks want to go as far in their careers as they possibly can, but this is more a question of physical and geographic distance than of accomplishment.  How far are you [...]

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Dec 28 2009

The Long Road

In many communities – urban and suburban – the current economic climate has necessitated cutbacks or elimination of services.  In particular, public transportation systems around the country are taking a big hit.  Routes are being altered, and in some cases eliminated.  So for many, getting to work – or anyplace else for that matter – [...]

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