The Empire State Building will Light It Up Blue on April 2

For the ninth straight year, New York’s most iconic landmark, the Empire State Building, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day! This 102-story skyscraper was constructed in March, 1930 and opened on May 1, 1931. It held the title of World’s Tallest Building for nearly 40 […]

Chicago landmarks will Light It Up Blue on April 2

Various landmark buildings in Chicago will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day! In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, various landmarks in Chicago will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018! Wrigley Field It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city’s two Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises. It first opened in […]

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Contractor Position

Accepting a contractor position provides a fantastic opportunity to elevate your career, make significant money and offer quality work on your own terms and time — or at least more than a traditional nine-to-five job. This is good news for job seekers. After all, contingent employment rises every year and experts predict it will climb to 50 percent […]

The 8 Best People To Pick For Your Job Reference

So you have a good feeling you’re going to nail your interview. After the interview, the potential employer will likely request references. To prepare, you sit down to compile your list of references and it happens — your mind goes blank. Many people struggle to create their winning line-up of job references, even after several part-time jobs […]

20 Resume Writing Mistakes that Could Cost You the Job

Some resume writing mistakes can cost you the job… If we’ve said it once we’ve said it a million times; when it comes to your prospects at landing a new career or position, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. For most of us, that mission-critical introduction to the potential employer […]

Facebook May Be ‘Safe’ Social Space for Adults With Autism

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HEALTHDAY) MONDAY, March 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Moderate use of Facebook may help make adults with autism happier, a new study suggests. Researchers found that happiness among adults with autism increased with Facebook use, but only up to a certain point. The researchers also said their results can’t be […]

Listen More, Talk Less to Change Your World?

By Nicki Gilmour, Executive Coach and Organizational Psychologist This International Women’s Day 2018 has positive messages regarding professional women’s careers. Messaging that women can go far and fast has never been stronger and some companies are making strides promoting women. This International Women’s Day 2018 has positive messages regarding professional women’s careers. Messaging that women […]

What to Consider When Looking for a Qualified ABA Provider

Like many approaches to serving individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an approach that focuses on helping people develop skills that are very difficult for them. ABA does this by looking at factors in a person’s world that undermine their success, and then carefully changing those factors to teach […]

What’s your Time Really Worth?

Posted on March 9, 2018 by Jeff Shuey Everyone wants to make more money, right? The reasons why people want to make more money are as varied as the number of people on the planet. The challenge is… How do you insure you are getting what you are worth? And, the sub-question is… How do you value your time properly […]