Tag: opinion

Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search
Columns

Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search

By Angela Copeland I run into many questions surrounding parents. And, I’m not talking about the parents of young children. I’m talking about the parents of full grown adults. Both the parents and the children don’t seem to know where the boundaries are in the job search world. A similar issue was magnified for us…

Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard
Columns

Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard

By Angela Copeland If you’re in the middle of a job search, you know: it’s not the searching that’s hard. If you have a loved one who’s looking for a job, you may wonder what has gone wrong in their life. They’re moody and they doubt their abilities. You wonder what’s taking them so long….

Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development

Maybe when the city planners start using disclosure agreements re-guarding health risks that could be present along the transportation corridor where all these lovely units are being built and when the next recession hits owners wanting to sell find out that others may not want to buy the units because of potential Health Risks? I…

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development

  All of this transit-centered development assumes assumes a mid-20th Century work-life model that is an outright fantasy for most working people in Los Angeles. People work two or three jobs, 12-18 hours a day, in far-flung locations. Public transit connections are so time consuming and cumbersome that most daily work-related travel must be done…

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development

One thing quite a number of people simply don’t understand is that this rail transit system will NOT make too many positive changes for the southland IN THIS GENERATION; however, it’s being constructed for a FUTURE possibility of more efficient high-density living situated along the rail lines, with centers of activity concentrated in the vicinity…

Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses
Columns

Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own career mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. Occasionally, one would pop up that would seem almost right. It would…

Reader Responds to ‘Did You Know…’
Letters to the Editor

Reader Responds to ‘Did You Know…’

For hundreds of years, women in western civilizations endured the same fate as poor Rodney Dangerfield, they “didn’t get no respect.”  Yes, it took 135 years of rejection here in the United States before women finally gained the right to vote. And only recently have “civilized” nations begun to display with pride their women who…

Career Corner: It’s Not Personal
Columns

Career Corner: It’s Not Personal

By Angela Copeland Job searching is one of the most personal impersonal experiences there is. As a job seeker, you pour your heart into your cover letter. You customize your resume. You sit in agony at each step of the process, which can drag out for many months. Along the way, you may encounter many…

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