Fest in the West is back and better than ever! Please join FRS Communications as we host an Authors Corner featuring Allison Forrester, Amanda Lamb, and Sheila Ogle. Come on down for the children’s story time at 10 a.m. with Sheila Ogle reading from “The Pink House.” Our dear friend Allison Forrester will read fromContinue reading “Authors Corner at Fest in the West”
Nowhere in the “How to be Safe” manual does it say you can discriminate against someone because of their medical conditions. Yet, here we are, jobs being lost, and feeling at war with one another. I grew weary of being interrogated about my C-jab status, talking about my medical conditions, and hearing the lectures onContinue reading “I am the #Unjabbed”
Have you ever had a tree friend? In this blog, Liza talks about her tree friend and how our friends can be like trees.
Written as Historical Fiction based on facts, A Pastor’s Heart is a two-generation tale set in the American South, during the mid-20th Century. Colorful characters, family drama ,surprising romances and tear-filled worship carry the reader through turbulent
times, to the reality of faith in a Sovereign, Loving God.
Angela Quijada-Banks is not only an incredible young woman who successfully aged out of foster care, she is making the time to disrupt the system in a positive way by sharing her story in “The Black Foster Youth Handbook,” a book set for publication September 29th. Please consider supporting Angela in getting this handbook intoContinue reading “Disrupting Foster Care”
Whether children are attending school in-person, digitally, or homeschooling, COVID-19 has made this school year much more difficult for both students and parents alike. FRS Communications is reviewing resources for parents to use. This week’s blog includes a free downloadable journal, a fun game to play, and a good book that teaches giving back. IfContinue reading “Back to School Resources”
The news that North Carolina is lingering in Phase Two for five more weeks isn’t easy on jobseekers who are hoping to land their next opportunity. Press on toward your goals and consider these tips. Add to your Network Reach out to your current LinkedIn connections. Get the conversation going by adding the following toContinue reading “Know Your Worth”
Be encouraged. Job descriptions often read like the company is looking for a purple squirrel that bakes cookies. It is such a common thing that Wikipedia now defines Purple Squirrel as a “job candidate with precisely the right education, experience, and qualifications that perfectly fits a job’s multi-faceted requirements.” For example. One local company wantedContinue reading “3 Things to Ask about Job Descriptions”
When it comes to landing a job, consider treating the effort as you would a job. Plan your day in about 4-hour increments; one for the morning and one for the afternoon. The mornings are a great time to follow-up on communications from earlier. A good rule of thumb is to reach out about onceContinue reading “Be Prepared”
Take the stress out of finding a job and rethink your skills to fit the new job landscape. This process in the middle of COVID-19 chaos can feel impossible when no one knows when the economic impact will settle, but this doesn’t mean despair. It’s not good for you and certainly not good for theContinue reading “Moving from COVID Chaos to Calm”