Careers

 Erica Cardenas

Do you hear the calling?

Do you hear the calling?

Public service offers the chance to make decisions that matter




 Erica Cardenas

Occupation ready

Occupation ready

Trade-school education crafts skills; offers job stability




 Sam Naser

Deadlines and discipline

Deadlines and discipline

Do you need a time management makeover?






 Karina Ybarra

Volunteerism at home

Volunteerism at home

Who can serve? Just about everyone, from kindergartners to senior citizens – and the options of how, when and where are endless




 Virginia Pesqueira

In service to country

In service to country

Not just for aimless college grads, volunteering for the Peace Corps is a respectable alternative to serving in the military




 Erica Cardenas

A profession of heart and hand

A profession of heart and hand

Nursing is one of the most versatile careers in the health field




 Erica Cardenas

A labor of love

A labor of love

The work of a doula is enticing to many women, and like any career choice, much needs to be considered




 LPM Staff

The idea of a home-based business

The idea of a home-based business

You see the ads all over the Internet, enticing you to click on the link and claiming you can make mucho dinero working at home. They seek out stay-at-home moms, envelope stuffers, or mystery shoppers. Admit it. You’ve been tempted by these ads, haven’t you? So have we. Just go to the Federal Trade Commission […]




 LPM Staff

¡Cuidado! Tips on scams

¡Cuidado! Tips on scams

Tempted by a home-based business opportunity? Don’t sign anything yet! First: • Look at the ad carefully. If it claims buyers can earn a certain income, then it also must give the number and percentage of previous purchasers who achieved the earnings. • Get earnings claims in writing. If the business opportunity costs $500 or […]




 LPM Staff

Code, culture, and cognizance

Code, culture, and cognizance

Imagine a man in a Brioni suit and silk tie. Now visualize a woman wearing a Chanel ensemble and a strand of freshwater pearls. Both evoke a professional image. But what if the man in the suit had bad breath and mal genio to match? And what if the woman wore scuffed-up stilettos and gossiped […]