03/17/2007 - 4:37am

It seems that no matter what age you are there is nothing more stressful than going through an interview. Whether you have years of experience in your profession, or if you are a teenager looking for a summer job, the thought is there, how to answer interview questions. There are the obvious right and wrong answers to some questions.

03/17/2007 - 4:45am

If you unhappy with your current employer, don't fret; this is not a new concept. There are far too many individuals across the country that harbor a dissatisfaction regarding their current job position. This brings up a particular question. Why don't you look for a new job?

03/17/2007 - 4:51am

If you've been dreaming of traveling the highways in your RV, but see the adventure as something far in the future when you retire, then you may want to seriously consider giving the Work Camper lifestyle a try. You can live your dream now; it just takes a little preparation and commitment.

03/17/2007 - 4:52am

Working abroad can be an exciting, rewarding and horizon broadening experience; and if you take the time to plan ahead carefully before you go, you will make your transition into the overseas work place a smooth and successful one.

03/17/2007 - 4:53am

The American culture is obsessed. We are obsessed it seems, with all the things that are counter-productive to our very existence. We know that the love of money is the root of all evil, but we continue to chase after things. Bigger cars, houses, stuff. The Jones’ are our worst enemy, and our worst enemy is ourselves.

03/17/2007 - 7:09pm

Getting fired, unfortunately, can happen to the best of us. It can happen even when it's not your fault. There could be a personality conflict between yourself and your supervisor. Your idea of what the job was going to be like might differ from what management was thinking. You could have simply screwed up. It happens. You're not alone.

03/18/2007 - 5:08pm

How to Ask for a Raise? by William S. Frank, President, CareerLab


My husband recently lost his job, and I'm thinking about asking my boss for a raise. How should I approach him?

03/20/2007 - 4:39pm

Barbara Shelly, columnist for the Kansas City Star, spent some time last year in Lawrence visiting CLO homes and interviewing staff members, then wrote about what she learned in two columns.

In May Shelly wrote about Jim and Sandy Beiter, their Family-Teaching Model home, and the men who have become members of their family.

03/22/2007 - 3:13am

Becoming a Better Domestic Employment Candidate

By: David Gonzalez, President, DPN

03/27/2007 - 11:02pm

"Serving as a couple in the Peace Corps has immense advantages. You always have your support with you. You laugh together, cry together, and share the joys and frustrations of everyday adventures. It's a special privilege to be together as you learn to live in a new culture. Just think of the memories you will share.." -Del and Glennda Mourer (Romania 2001-2003)