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Dr. Gayle Carson shows us the three mistakes to avoid when you start a new career plus "SOB" formula in her book "Spunky Old Broad Who Kicks Butt".
According to the U.S. Bureau of labor Statistics, people change jobs about every 5 years and researchers find that unemployed workers in their 50s increasingly find themselves stuck in limbo.
Dr. Carson's states that these 3 things should be avoided:
1. Having a defeated attitude
2. Not learning new skills
3. Thinking you're too old
Goodwill Job Fair
GoodWill Career Center is hosting a career fair today at their Chandler Career Center. Sears is hiring for positions for its call center. The fair runs from 10AM to 2PM. Bring several copies of your resume and dress professionally.
930 N. Alma School Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224 US
Day two of Walmart job fair. Walmart is looking to hire 600 people for their more than 30 locations.
Walmart representatives will be at the Maricopa county Career Center in Gilbert, AZ from 9AM to 3PM.
The last day of job fair is tomorrow, Friday, April 24th.
Pay starts at nine dollars an hour.
Gilbert Career center
735 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 134
Gilbert, AZ. 85234
DeSoto Central Market
A new dining hub and grocery is opening in Downtown Phoenix. DeSoto Market opens its doors to the public. The market is located on Roosevelt and Central Avenues. The market will have several restaurants to spice up your taste buds. Also, in the market shoppers will find produce from several growers.
For more information check the DeSoto Central Market Facebook page.
DeSoto Central Market
915 North Central Avenue
6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday
6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday
The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner and that means there will be unique hats displayed at the derby. So we have a found a place where you can find unique hats that you can find. WaterColors High Fashion Desert is a new women's dress store that focuses on high couture pageant / prom gowns and dresses as well as one of kind Derby hats.
On May 30th, water Colors High Fashion Desert will be having a Kentucky Derby Fashion show to raise funds for the Florence Crittenton organization.
Water Color High fashion Desert
10220 North 90th Street, Suite A
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Cross Streets: 101 & Shea
Pop Up Dinners
PlaceInvaders is a pop-up dining series that "invades" interesting and remarkable residences, hosting dinner and brunch events for between 12-24 guests per seating...
The pop up dinners come to Phoenix this weekend, with a series of events in a beautifully restored historic home in Central Phoenix. Tickets are still available for these unique, exclusive dinners and brunches, and can be purchased by signing up at www.placeinvaders.co. The specifics of the location are only revealed at the last minute, and only to ticketholders.
Food For Fines
There is just a few days left to take advantage of the Phoenix Public Libraries offer to help get you get out of debt - at least when it comes to overdue books.
It's that time of year! Come into any of 13 Phoenix Public Library locations now through April 25th with canned or non-perishable food items for St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance and the library will wipe out any outstanding fines.
During "Food for Fines," you receive a 50-cent credit per canned or non-perishable food toward your library fines. For the third straight year, Phoenix Public Libraries have decided to raise the maximum total of fines that can be paid with donated food from $50 to as much as $75! And also this year, "Food for Fines" will also apply not only to outstanding fines but to lost items or collections as well!
The program collected a record 50,873 pounds of food for Arizona's hungry last year.
For a list of participating public libraries visit our website: azfamily.com
Burton Barr Main Branch - 1221 North Central Avenue, Phoenix
Agave - 23550 North 36th Avenue, Phoenix
Century - 1750 East Highland Avenue, Phoenix
Cesar Chavez - 3635 West Baseline Road, Laveen
Cholla - 10050 Metro Parkway East, Phoenix
Desert Sage - 7602 West Encanto Boulevard, Phoenix
Harmon - 1325 South 5th Avenue, Phoenix
Ironwood - 4333 East Chandler Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ
Ocotillo - 102 West Southern Avenue, Phoenix AZ
Palo Verde - 4402 North 51st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Saguaro - 2808 North 46th Street, Phoenix, AZ
South Mountain - 7050 S. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ
Yucca - 5648 North 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
The Musical Instrument Museum is celebrating its 5th anniversary, opening its doors as the first and largest global musical instrument museum on April 24th, 2010. There are events taking place all week and through the weekend for kids to take part in, including crafts, face painting and more. They are also offering a new family-friendly membership program that just launched this week, along with fun upcoming events such as Drum Break and their inaugural summer camp which launches in June.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
MIM's 5th Anniversary Celebration
Included with paid museum admission
The celebration will culminate with an "Experience MIM" weekend on Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, in the style of one of their most popular program series.
World Book Night
Junior High School Class at Foothills Academy is giving books away in downtown phoenix in front of the Central Superior Courthouse today from 9:30 AM to 12:15 PM for World Book Night.
The students raised $1000 and bought the books to give away to promote reading and literacy.