See this sign above? This was taken on May 21, 2011, by Andrea Laug. Andrea is a great friend of mine. She moved to New York City two years to take a job at a salon after graduating from Aveda in West Des Moines. She posted this picture on her Facebook page. I sarcastically posted a … More “Really New York?!” No, “Really Des Moines?!”
This morning, the “Get It Done” girl, Suzanne Hull, sunk her teeth into Iowa Works, or the agency to be formerly known as Iowa Workforce Development. Recently, IWD has sent out letters to unemployed workers advising them to attend re-employment customized classes. Failure to do so will result in losing your unemployment benefits. Ouch. Suzanne … More Have you received the “letter” yet?
Today, I have a couple of things to say about the World Cup, but I have some thank yous to hand out, if you don’t mind. I want to thank Suzanne Hull a.k.a. “The Get-It Done Girl” and the force behind “Unemployed in Des Moines” for linking my blog to her site and forwarding it … More No Handballs Allowed
A good friend of mine, Suzanne Hull owns and operates her business, Contemporary Business Solutions, which assist organizations in create efficiencies by offering a variety of services on a virtual, as-needed basis. She also has a blog called “Unemployed in Des Moines” that has become a popular site and meeting place for unemployed workers in … More Friendly assist in helping unemployeds
The Christian Science Monitor published a story on Tuesday about the difficult choice for the unemployed to either find work or stay unemployed. If someone decides to get a part-time job, then they will lose their unemployed benefits based on a recalculating system that is used. The impression that the unemployed has is that they’re … More Is it better to stay unemployed?