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Prepare for my First Job

[28 Feb 2010 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | One Comment | ]
How to Become a Team Leadership Genius

Leading a team of people on any project can be a bear.  Running a small business with differing skills, personalities, backgrounds, genders and competing interests can be just plain difficult.  It seems like piling any group of people together in hopes of getting a job done is a hopeless cause. But if you:

develop a keen understanding of how individuals behave within a team and
dearn to motivate individuals towards a common goal

you’ll develop a reputation for being a team leading genius that delivers the results your company badly needs.
To  hone these …

Prepare for my First Job

[24 Aug 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

I found the following NPR interview online.

Over 40 Carrie Spini in Santa Cruz, California is completing an internship at the local chamber of commerce. Definitely not the norm, but she’s preparing herself for a new career after a marital status change, as she calls it on the program. She hopes to eventually get into nonprofit development work and this is step one in that direction.

As I did a little more surfing, I found a blog called Interns Over 40. It’s byline is “A New Career for the …

Prepare for my First Job

[2 Apr 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | 2 Comments | ]


The book first What Color is Your Parachute1580089305 is a resource I recommend for job hunt advice and finding what career is best for you. Check out my blog entry on it. Richard Nelson Bolles, the writer co-authored another book, What Color is Your Parachute for Teens, that’s just as valuable for teens and college students. It provides career discernment advice so students starting off can decide what they want to do with their lives.
The book takes a similar approach to the first book, with adjustments made for the younger …

Prepare for my First Job

[25 Mar 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

While teaching at Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus this morning, I ran into a representative of Disney’s college internship programs. All the literature they shared with me say, “PAID INTERNSHIPS.” The rep told me the program runs through the summer and fall semesters at both their Orlando and Los Angeles locations. Sounds like it might be something worth checking out. Get more information at www.disneycollegeprogram.com.