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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation
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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation

By Angela Copeland  Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves. You may have heard me preach before about the space that appears after a…

Old Town Report (10/12/17 Issue)
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Old Town Report (10/12/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick Well, I’m just full of information this week; don’t even know where to start!  Let’s try one of our favorite subjects:  pedestrian safety in Old Town.  Tuesday’s MOTAB (Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board) meeting at City Hall gave us reports on the Flag Stand trial period.  If you remember, the flag stands…

Career Corner: Freedom at Work
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Career Corner: Freedom at Work

By Angela Copeland One of the worst feelings you can feel at work is trapped with no way out. I meet professionals every day who feel chained to their job. They are very often in unhealthy situations that make them miserable each and every day. Some have an abusive boss. Others work for a company…

Cat of the Week: Dusty
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Cat of the Week: Dusty

Pure Cuteness! Meet Dusty, a most fetching little girl! Dusty is a pretty tortoiseshell, born July 2017. She is very social and playful. Dusty can be adopted alone, or with another kitten. Please call to arrange a meet and greet, or see the adoption page for our adoption procedures. Adoption fee is $100, which includes spay,…

Career Corner: Always Take the First Interview
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Career Corner: Always Take the First Interview

By Angela Copeland Have you ever received a call from a headhunter or recruiter out of the blue? Sometimes, they’ll call your work phone and leave a voicemail you weren’t expecting. They’re recruiting for a new position. It’s one you haven’t heard about, but they want to speak to you. You don’t even know how…

Monrovia Old Town Report (9/28/17 Issue)
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Monrovia Old Town Report (9/28/17 Issue)

By Pam Fitzpatrick OK, now I’m ready for the fair to go bye-bye. By the end of September, Old Town Monrovia is the long-time friend you take for granted because you know they’ll always be there. But, seriously, though the fair is a bushel of fun for folks, and I do love seeing people have…

Cats of the Week: Zoey & Chloe
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Cats of the Week: Zoey & Chloe

GIRL POWER! Zoey and Chloe are adorable sister twins, now age 14 months. They are a mix of tabby and tortoiseshell and so cute! Zoey has the black nose and Chloe has the lighter colored nose. They are very bonded and will be adopted together. Use our TWOFUR OFFER. Zoey and Chloe are such love…

Career Corner: Should I Put My Photo on My Resume?
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Career Corner: Should I Put My Photo on My Resume?

By Angela Copeland Recently, I started receiving a question I haven’t heard much before. The question is, “should I put my photo on my resume”? It’s a great question! If you’ve wondered the same thing, you’re not alone. Resume templates are beginning to pop up on the internet with photos embedded. In all honesty, these…

Career Corner: Three Tips for Moving to Another City
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Career Corner: Three Tips for Moving to Another City

By Angela Copeland Have you ever thought of moving to another city? For many job seekers who are searching in a difficult market, I often recommend looking in other places. But, searching in one city while you live in another can be a challenge. In a new city, chances are good that your professional network…

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