Learn how to avoid the typical mistakes made by young adults/teens in job searches and interviews from a multi-certified resume writer and multi-certified career coach. Topics covered include: Job Search Sources, Networking, Appearance and Actions, Do I Need a Resume, Common Job Interview Mistakes, Frequently Asked Job Interview Questions, Illegal Job Interview Questions, Best Questions To Ask and Questions Not To Ask During An Interview.
With the arrival of Spring, the colony of invisible turtles at the library are preparing to come out of their hiding places of the winter and begin their nine month stint of causing the usual chaos here at the Red Bridge Branch. We are still not certain if any of the turtles from the neighboring grocery store have taken up residence with us, but research is underway. It’s our belief that since the information has gotten out about the endangered animals, turtle-related accidents have been reduced by at least 40%.
If You Thought Writing a Novel in a Month was Crazy, You'll Love This!
You may be familiar with National Novel Writing Month, where writers of all ages and ability crank out 50,000 words of fiction in 30 frantic days. But, have you heard of Script Frenzy? Think of it like Nanowrimo, but for TV.
"Hi, Welcome to the library. How can I help you today?" says the cheerful worker.
"I'm so glad you're here, I need to buy a set of headphones." The next part of the conversation becomes like a STAT call in a medical emergency. Something about a class, a deadline, and frustration from the busy lady.
"I'm sorry; we don't offer headsets for purchase. Do you have any personal electronic devices in your purse?"
"No. Oh wait, I think I might. Yes, I do." As the customer digs through her purse she says, "I know it's in here somewhere...."
Are you interested in animals? Do you want to know strange and unusual facts about them? Well, MCPL has the perfect database for you. It’s called Amazing Animals of the World. This database also offers exciting games to play. There is a challenging one called Real or Not Real. In this interactive game, the player must decide if animal descriptions e-mailed by teacher Shelford Figment are real or not.
If you want a green, healthy lawn this summer, then feed it now.
To help the grass grow, you need to feed the lawn nutrients including nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. To prepare the soil to receive the nutrients, you first have to get rid of all the dead leaves and grass, apply the fertilizer and water.
Having a nice lawn can add value to your house and make your outdoor time more enjoyable.
Finally! The day Lord of the Rings lovers have been waiting for! The first day of filming The Hobbit! The prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Sadly, I have missed my chance to be in The Hobbit, but at least it is finally rolling. Filming of the two part movie began Monday, March 21, in New Zealand. Filming could take two years, but Part 1 is scheduled to come out in 2012.
When I think of a legendary Hollywood movie star, I think of one of my favorite actresses, Elizabeth Taylor. She had it all--fame, fortune, glamour, and beauty. She was the ultimate Hollywood diva. Her own life was so filled with drama that it could rival any dramatic movie role she filled.
Don't worry, be happy. You know what they say about smiling? It can change your day.
So, last week was Act Happy Week. Yes, act happy. You can't truly smile and be upset at the same time. If you act happy long enough, you can trick yourself into having a better day, week, or just activity. So if the new snow has you down, take this little bit of advice and carry the sunshine on and act happy. Make someone's day with a smile or your own day with a few happy thoughts.
Lunch in Paris: a Love Story with Recipes by Elizabeth Bard is a lively and thought-provoking look at the experience of a young woman, born and raised in New York City, who moves to Paris and marries a handsome, charming Frenchman. Elizabeth Bard is a keen observer of people, customs, and an adventurous gastronome. She is at first mystified by French cuisine and then becomes an enthusiastic participant. Her loving descriptions of the farmers’ markets, fish markets, and wonderful bakeries are deliciously evocative, even for the non-cook.