Other opportunities exist for job-seekers: Messen’ Around

January 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Wind Energy Tips

– Over the past several years, too many people know the feeling of being out of
work. If you are one you know the struggles that come with finding work.

Copy of attina profile.jpgAndy Attina

Finding a
job becomes a full-time job in itself, just without the income and benefits,
but it can be equally frustrating as working.

Those have
been unemployed over the past several years have learned how difficult it could
be. Despite your background and what you may have to offer a potential
employer, you face competition from several others, possibly hundreds competing
for the same job you may be applying for.

During a job
search, many will become Linkedin experts, trying to utilize the professional
networking website to their benefit. The resume and cover letter may be touched
up several times and the use of professional job coaches and staffing agencies
also becomes a resource all in the quest to find a job.

also to consider is the job you apply for, interview for and may even be offered,
may not suit your requirements. Whether it’s because of the income level, hours
or days of employment or benefits package, job applicants also have to find the
match that also suits their needs and hope their next employer has an interest
in them as well. Not only are the employers searching for the most-qualified
candidate, but job-seekers too need to search for the best-suited company and

Those out of
work, have several avenues to consider. Aside from the obvious desire to begin
a new career, some, depending on their age, may also consider retirement.
Others still too, based on their experience, may consider self-employment and
this is definitely an option for several people.

If this is
something you have considered, whether you are out of work or not, the “Be Your
Own Boss” program at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Mayfield branch of the Cuyahoga
County Public Library, 500 SOM Center Road, can offer some tips for you.

If you have
consider beginning a business and don’t know where to start, the Business
Advisors of Cleveland can offer some tips on learning how to research and
develop your concept to get your business off the ground.

for this program is required by calling 440-473-0350 or visiting

A renewable South Euclid: Councilwoman Jane Goodman will host
a renewable energy forum at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 in the community room on the second
floor of South Euclid City Hall, 1349 South Green Road.

residents will hear from a representative from Dovetail Wind and Solar about
opportunities for using renewable energy systems to reduce energy costs, have
cleaner air and more.

There will
also be a question and answer session concerning renewable energy project
costs, construction codes and more for homeowners, businesses and commercial
property owners.


Putting on the snow
The Cleveland Metroparks
offer snowshoe adventures at many of their reservations for winter recreation.
The next outings will be held Jan. 17 and 31 at the Acacia Reservation, 26899 Cedar
Road, from 6-8:30 p.m.

There, you can enjoy a light meal provided by Dino’s
Catering while discovering the history of snowshoeing. After that, you will head outdoors with
snowshoes and a headlamp.

There are no special boots required for the excursion, but
waterproof footwear and a layering of clothing is required.

There is a $25 fee for this adult event and reservations can
be made by calling 216-341-1704.

Science students
Every year several school students participate in Science Olympiad
competitions that reach regional and national levels.

In preparation of these competitions, elementary and middle
school students are invited to a study session which focuses on geology from
10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Nature Education Center at the North Chagrin
Reservation, off SOM Center Road in Mayfield Village.

Contact – 440-473-3370.

Messen’ Around serves to
highlight events in the seven communities featured in the Sun Messenger. If you
know of any fundraisers or events in those communities, send your tips in
advance to andyattina@yahoo.com.

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