What to do: 7 Ways to Make It Past the Interview

  • Posted by NWright
  • On April 28, 2016
I’ve been interviewing candidates for the past couple of decades for nonprofits, government agencies and businesses.  I could spend an eternity sharing all of the successes and epic fails of the thousands of candidates that have come before me.  I’ll somehow narrow it down to 7 things to consider when applying for your dream job. A first […]
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Things to Consider: Newcomer Nanny

  • Posted by NWright
  • On April 21, 2016
So you were offered a new job as a nanny… The ability to make a seamless transition into the lives of a new family can be a challenge for a Nanny.  If one does not have an approach that coveys a sense of genuine interest and care then one may become defeated before the second […]
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Summer Brain Drain

  • Posted by NWright
  • On April 20, 2016
Summer slide, which is also referred to as summer brain drain, is a phenomenon that commonly occurs amongst non-stimulated school aged children over the summer vacation. The brain is muscle that needs to be constantly exercised to maintain optimal performance. During the summer months, many parents used to opt to give the children a break in […]
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Homework Horror Story

  • Posted by NWright
  • On April 18, 2016
Homework is the assignment of a purposeful task that reinforces concepts that are covered during the school day.  Accordingly, homework should not introduce new information to the learner.  On the contrary, homework should be utilized as a tool to communicate the student’s current level of mastery to the learner, caregiver and teacher. Let’s be real.  We want our […]
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