Burning Questions Facing The Class Of 2017

TweetMENLO PARK, Calif. — With graduation season upon us, members of the Class of 2017 are planning their entry into professional careers. Many resources exist to help new grads craft a resume or prepare for an interview, but not all questions have simple answers. How people address these gray areas can affect their early career success. Staffing firm Robert Half outlines six questions facing the Class of 2017, with tips for how to approach them. View an infographic about the anatomy of a first-time job search. Question #1: I don’t meetRead More

With Roadway Fatalities Rising and Wet Winter Forecast on Horizon, Allstate Ranks Safest Driving Cities

TweetNORTHBROOK, Ill.  — As Americans get ready to embark on holiday road trips to visit friends and family, scientists are warning that one of the strongest El Niños on record could bring unusually wet conditions to roads in much of the country.i And while this added precipitation might result in mayhem in some places, the 2015 Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report® reveals certain cities are safer than others when factoring rainy or snowy conditions into collision frequency. View the 200 safest driving cities in rain and snow according to the AllstateRead More

The YMCA of Greater New York Helps Parents with Back-to-School Advice

TweetNEW YORK — As a new school year approaches, the YMCA of Greater New York recognizes that getting children ready and prepared with all the of the things they need for a successful day at school can be a stressful and time-intensive process. To help alleviate some of these difficulties, New York City’s YMCA recommends ten ways parents can organize the back-to-school routine and eliminate manic mornings: Get Yourself Ready First: Like airplane oxygen masks, it is important to prepare yourself before your children. Being awake, alert and ready to go beforeRead More

Five Essential Tips To Prepare Kids To Go Back To School

TweetDULUTH, Ga. — As the long days of summer begin to fade, children and parents are beginning to think about the start of a new school year. Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, has prepared the top five tips to help parents and kids transition into the new school year smoothly. Being prepared can ease apprehension and reduce stress that is sometimes associated with a new school year. Get on Schedule. If a child’s usual bedtime routine has changed over summer,Read More