December 12, 2011

Our Favorite Holiday Movies

Holiday-movies

To help celebrate this holiday season, we’ve asked all of our bloggers to tell us about a few of their favorite things. In this post we asked about their favorite holiday movies. Some are classics, but some may surprise you. Dan Balski: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation     Sandra Bergman: Home for the Holidays This […]

December 8, 2011

Welding Help Wanted: Welders are in Demand

Welding

A recent report on Fox News about welding jobs going unfilled in the Chicago area could have been reported from Colorado. We have lots of local companies looking to hire both experienced welders and new welders. Fabricators, pipe welders, and ironworkers are all in strong demand. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Welders need many […]

December 7, 2011

Spend Time, Save Money This Holiday Season

Holiday-spending

The holidays are here. Have you started your gift buying yet? Before getting swamped by the sights and sounds of the season, it’s worth taking a moment to look at your spending this time of year. Two questions to ask yourself, how much are you willing to spend, and how will you pay for it? […]

December 5, 2011

Hunger Banquet: Student Leaders Tackle Hunger on College Campus

Hunger-Banquet

The Student Government Association (SGA) at the Front Range Community College Campus in Fort Collins is tackling a hidden issue on many college campuses: hunger. SGA was the host for a Hunger Banquet® to raise awareness and begin to stock a food pantry on campus. 9News covered the event and you can watch the news […]

December 2, 2011

College Grad Returns to College for New Skills

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After graduating from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in economics, Sheri Kalina started working as a teller and ATM specialist for a credit union. While working at the credit union and then as the registration processor for Conference Services at the University of Colorado-Boulder, Sheri discovered she liked numbers and accounting.

November 30, 2011

Professor at FRCC Campus in Fort Collins Writes Book about Bouldering

Bouldering-book-cover

Peter Beal is a bit of an Renaissance man. He teaches humanities and art history at the FRCC campus in Fort Collins. He paints and has an exhibition of his paintings at Mercury Framing, 4692 N. Broadway, Boulder, through Dec. 22. “Open Space” is based on the landscapes of the Colorado prairies.

Away from the prairies he paints, he has written a book about bouldering.

November 28, 2011

Testing Jitters: Move from Anxiety to Confidence

test-anxiety

Does the very thought of taking a test make you want to turn and run? You are not alone. Most people feel nervous to some extent about taking tests. Anxiety can impair your performance on exams, so it’s important to turn anxiety into motivation. Here are some strategies to help you be well prepared and […]

November 23, 2011

Six Things You’ll Learn Working in Sales

Working-in-Sales

As Black Friday sales loom upon us with the droves of shoppers and seasonal workers, I got to thinking about my own experience working in sales. About five years into my career as an accountant,  an old colleague of mine called me about a job at her company—a recruiting firm for accounting and finance professionals. […]

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