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Sweet 16.0!
2018 Sweet 16

March is the month of college basketball. All across the country, basketball fans will be ranking the Sweet 16 teams and comparing brackets. As a company based just 30 minutes from the acclaimed home of college basketball, this spring we prepared our own Sweet 16 for our customers: America’s JobLink (AJL) 16.0! [ read more ]

Changing Your New Year's Resolution Lexicon
2018 calendar

Did you make New Year's resolutions this month? Perhaps you want to lose weight, save money, learn a new skill, or obtain a new job. New Year’s resolutions and goals are driven by motivation and tend to follow the common threads of health, wealth, and time. However, despite the best intentions, a lot of us fail at our goals...[ read more ]

What's On Your New Orleans Bucket List?
New Orleans Bucket List

The 2017 Winter Steering Committee Meeting is about a month away, so it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll do in your free time. Whether you’re flying in early or staying a little late, looking forward to the night life, or just dreaming of Po’ Boys and beignets, we’ve got plenty of things to add to your NOLA bucket list. [ read more ]

Two Thumbs Up: The Business Etiquette of Hand Gestures
Etiquette of Hand Gestures

Have you ever made an instant judgment about a person based on the way they shook your hand? Are you unsure what to do with your hands while speaking, or have you been distracted by the hand gestures a speaker used? [ read more ]

Boston-Bound: A Preview of the 29th Annual AJLA Conference
Boston Bound

The countdown has begun: in 29 days, AJLA states will convene in Boston for the 29th Annual AJLA Conference. From Tuesday, July 25, to Thursday, July 27, we will enjoy the hospitality of The Langham – Boston and the opportunity to network with workforce development colleagues and AJLA–TS staff. [ read more ]

#ThankATeacher for Shaping the Future
Thank a Teacher

Think back to a teacher who changed you. Almost all of us can name a teacher who played a role in our academic, personal, or professional development—someone who inspired us to pursue a certain educational or vocational path or who kept us sane during the insanity of school.... [ read more ]