'Tis the season of giving thanks! We had a wonderful 2013 and are thankful for so many things this year. We are thankful for our outstanding associates who continue to work hard for our valuable clients. We're thankful for our valuable clients, with whom we enjoy cultivating meaningful relationships.
Today is Take Your Child to Work Day! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the celebration, which originated as Take Your Daughter to Work Day, and was extended in 2003 to include both girls and boys.
The holiday season is upon us and it’s in full swing. It’s a busy time for everyone between gatherings, shopping, wrapping, baking, cooking … you name it! No matter how busy each of us might be, however, there is always time for giving.
Thanksgiving . . . the word evokes images of football, family reunions, roasted turkey with stuffing, pumpkin pie and, of course, the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the Indians. Thanksgiving initially began as a celebration to give thanks for a successful harvest. The tradition has grown and Thanksgiving has become a beloved American holiday.
I promise that here on the Advanced Resources blog, I will soon write about pertinent job search and human capital issues. I can’t help myself from sharing, however, another personal experience this past weekend that made me think about Advanced.
I recently had a brief, unexpected hospital stay. Unless you’re there to have a baby (a happy reason), a hospital is one of the last places you want to be. Usually it means something is wrong– either with you or someone you know and love. Now, if your condition is serious, you don’t care much about your surroundings, you need care. If you’re fortunate to “be in” for less urgent care, you’re more aware that being in a hospital is just not a great experience. Hospitals are noisy. You are constantly being monitored, pricked by needles, blood pressure checks at 3am, and let’s face it: no one looks good in a hospital gown.