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March 21st, 2020
Kris Powers

COVID-19 certainly has everyone’s attention. Communities are pulling together to help try to control the spread of the virus. Elected officials are making the best decisions they feel they can make at this time to protect their communities. Schools are closing to try to squelch the virus’s spread. Neighbors are offering a lending hand with childcare or a hot meal.

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March 18th, 2020
Kris Powers

Behind Every Great Lawyer is a Great Paralegal! 



Paralegals work under the direct supervision of a lawyer or attorney. It is important that there are clearly defined roles as they are not allowed to give legal advice or perform duties that are meant for licensed attorneys and lawyers. According to the National Association of Legal Assistants, these are some of the roles and tasks that a paralegal would be expected to perform:

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February 26th, 2020
Kris Powers

Medical transcriptionists are responsible for listening to recordings left by physicians and other healthcare professionals and turning that information into written medical records. According to BLS.gov, they are also responsible for the following:

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February 18th, 2020
Kris Powers

Nutritional consultants, according to ziprecruiter.com, provide sound nutritional and health advice to clients. Their clients could include private companies, individuals or public health organizations. Some of their responsibilities consist of:

February 5th, 2020
Kris Powers

Photographers can be a vital component in capturing the memories of some very important events in a person’s life. They use their creativity, expertise and composition skills to put together the perfect image. According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, photographers also do the following:

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January 29th, 2020
Kris Powers

Let’s face it, deployments are rough. With each and every deployment, military spouses pick up tips and tricks on how to deal with the separation, the intermittent communication, and the things that will inevitably go wrong in your spouse’s absence (flat tire, flu, leaky pipe, etc.). But the fear and worry? Those are always present and often the most difficult to deal with. In fact, worrisome thoughts can seem to literally echo off the walls when your spouse is deployed.



To make deployment easier, military spouses all over the world have shared tips such as:

January 22nd, 2020
Kris Powers

Personal fitness instructors, or personal trainers, work with clients of all ages and skill levels. They instruct individuals or groups with cardiovascular and strength training exercises. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are common duties of a personal trainer:

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December 18th, 2019
Kris Powers

Travel agent career professionals consistently help people plan family vacations, corporate trips, cruises, international travel, and specialty tours such as adventure vacations. Travel agents generally have access to important information regarding fares and discounts, and are knowledgeable about particular geographic locations. Overall, a travel agent career professional can help consumers plan the most appropriate travel arrangements for their needs.

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December 11th, 2019
Kris Powers

Floral designers arrange flowers into decorative displays. They use a variety of live, dried and silk flowers as well as ribbon and other decorative features to make a beautiful arrangement. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the most common task for a floral designer:

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December 4th, 2019
Kris Powers

Child care directors or managers supervise the staff, oversee budgets, design program plans and oversee daily activities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the following as common daily tasks of a daycare manager:

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