CAN YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT KEEP YOU UNEMPLOYED?

by Willette Coleman What does your online life say about your character?  That’s what Hiring Managers (HMs) want to know.  Through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Tinder, tumblr, blogs, Youtube and other social media, even emails and credit reporting agencies, employers are snooping into your online activities and getting to know you without your knowledge; blurring the […]

COMMUNITY COLLEGE or “FOR-PROFIT” COLLEGE?

by Willette Coleman They’re everywhere – TV, radio, online, billboards, magazines, newspapers, social media, even in your mailbox.  Their representatives have bombarded people with phone calls, driven by their homes, even recruited veterans in hospitals and wounded warriors’ centers.  They promise: “We’ll give you the best education.”  “We’ll put you on the right career path.”  […]

Forget Loans! GET FREE MONEY!!!

by Willette Coleman You have a dream – Computer programmer, gemologist, tattoo artist (see Tattoo Schools – outstanding artists may have a Fine Arts background), musician, singer, dancer, actor/actress, educator, health professional, minister, video games audio technician, video game designer, engineer – there are many types; scientist, writer, truck driver, filmmaker, or owner of a lavender flower […]

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ADULTS RETURNING TO SCHOOL (Updated)

by Willette Coleman ©2014 “Are there any scholarships for older adults who want to go back to school?”  I get that question often. You’d be happy to know you could be eligible for state, federal, corporate and private organizations’ scholarships, or free tuition, to earn an undergraduate or Associate’s Degree, or a certificate, as I […]

6 TIPS TO AVOID JOB SCAMS (Updated)

by Willette Coleman ©2013  IT’s enough to be out of work and struggling to pay the rent; it’s worse that heartless and unscrupulous people prey on individuals who simply want to work and take care of themselves and their families.  These predators use unmonitored job search websites, like craigslist, to “phish” for personal information (e.g., home […]