Melphine Evans’ 15-year-old daughter calls her mom her hero. That’s probably because with all her work responsibilities, this single mom manages to sing songs with her children first thing in the morning and make it to their games later in the day. On the job, as Controller of Centralized Functions at BP’s corporate offices in London, she manages business costs Read More »
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What better place to receive newsworthy information and current changes in the job market than the information from this section. Any topic you can think of and those you haven't can be found ranging from handling difficult bosses, career success after baby, online learning, sales tips and franchise information. There is so much advice to expand or enhance your education, career or professional development and help moms go to college, choose a college, create a resume and develop opportunities. Juggling the kids and looking for work can become overbearing for the single mom and our job database can help ease the search and create leads for positive future career decisions.
Single moms understand the importance of work-life balance better than the average person. As both the breadwinner and the main adult figure in your children’s life, a single mom needs to have job flexibility, stability, and an income that will support growing kids. Picking the right career path is key to ensuring that all those factors meet your needs. A Read More »
One of the hardest aspects of life to manage as a single mother is the balance between working and spending time with your children. It seems there is never enough hours in the day to work, do housework, and play with the kids and never enough money to pay all the bills. Whether you need more money or more time Read More »
We all want to succeed in our businesses! We want to be financially independent. We want to make a difference, find fulfillment and use our gifts. But we also want to be there for our kids. What most of us don’t realize is that we can have both: an opportunity to make a huge difference in the world and to Read More »
Summer, between your junior and senior year is the best time to search for college scholarships. Senior year is guaranteed to be busy with college applications. If you have a high school senior at home, advise them to take the time now to research and apply for scholarships. You won’t regret it! Here are 7 scholarship search tips I recommend Read More »
My second semester of Geometry, in 9th grade, was the year I fell in love with math. That semester math just finally clicked for me. I remember truly enjoying using a compass to measure angles and loving my introduction into trigonometry. This was quickly becoming my favorite class. When my family learned about my love of Geometry, they suggested I consider Read More »
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Teach English in France! Are you ready to expand your cultural horizons and share your language and culture with French students? The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, nearly 1,500 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across Read More »
Our Families Our Future is a Wyoming non-profit organization that helps low-income single mothers on their path to economic self-sufficiency. Their CLIMB Wyoming programs train and place women in demand occupations and careers that earn livable wages. Almost 40% of single mothers in Wyoming are living at or below the Federal poverty level, but the staff and partners of Our Read More »
The Office of Employment & Training identifies youth, adults and dislocated workers who are eligible for assistance under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), assesses their employability skills and provides training as appropriate for identified sectors of growing employment demand. The Office also provides follow-up services leading to employment retention in high-wage and high-skilled jobs. These services are provided statewide while Read More »