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2/11/16 – DISCovering Your Unique Value – Career Connectors

Cartoon of a woman saying to a man, “Your DISC Assessment came back. Your so unique, your classified as a square.”

On February 11, 2016, I blogged for the Scottsdale Career Connectors event. Sandi Ashton (with Optimizing Excellence) spoke on using your DISC assessment personality profile can help you in a job search and your personal life. Continue reading “2/11/16 — DISCovering Your Unique Value — Career Connectors”

11/12/15 – The Power of You – Career Connectors

Scottsdale hills
Scottsdale hills (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I had the privilege to blog for last week’s Career Connector’s event in Scottsdale. Gloria Petersen with Global Protocol gave us great advice on presenting ourselves in the best light. She also challenged us to make challenges work for us, not against us. Here is an excerpt and link to the blog recap:

Determination is what it takes to beat the odds.  When Gloria went through a trial, she had to persevere to make it through the other side. That is the power of each one of us. […]

Source: 11/12/15 – The Power of You – Career Connectors

I’m in a Career Connectors Testimonial

In October, I had the opportunity to give a video testimonial about the Phoenix area Career Connectors. It is on the Employer Services section of their web site. Here is the video:

When I came to Phoenix this past July, I realized very quickly my job wasn’t nearly as effective with computer job boards. I was very relieved to find a group like Career Connectors that provides knowledge about the employment in the Sun Valley, helpful resources and some inspiration. I wholeheartedly endorse Career Connectors.

When a child ages prematurely

Sketches from Rocky Point
Copyright ©2015 Kevin Spear – Sketches from Rocky Point, Mexico

This weekend I was on a missions trip to Rocky Point, Mexico (Puerto Peñasco) through Weekend Missions Inc.  It’s a Christian organization doing great work in this Mexican city. If you are in Arizona and are looking for a way to make a positive impact with our southern neighbors, I highly recommend it.

On Saturday morning, I was a group that helped install foam insulation in a church. That afternoon, the men went to a shelter for males in drug and alcohol rehab. Continue reading “When a child ages prematurely”