Category Archives: On the job

And that’s why you shouldn’t wear pajama pants to a job interview

Glysol Figueroa spent most of Friday morning screening job applicants who inquired about open positions with Assurant Solutions. And, aside from the higher- than-expected number of job seekers who stopped by the company’s table at the York County PA CareerLink … Continue reading

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Need a haircut? Visit Licatese & Son’s Barber Shop in Springettsbury Township

A few weeks ago, I visited Licatese & Son’s Barber Shop in Springettsbury Township. The shop celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. It is owned by Steve Licatese, 54, and his story is an American dream of sorts.

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Work like you exercise…in intervals

Most of us feel deeply challenged by how to get more done, more efficiently, in a world of relentlessly rising demand. The default answer is to put in more time. But just as that may be counterproductive in workouts, so it is at work.

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PA Commuter Services announces Bike Week winners…

A total of 90 participants logged nearly 2,740 miles while commuting to work by bicycle.

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April Fools’ Day office pranks: The good, the bad and a fun one from a York marketing firm

There’s putting cellophone under the toilet seat. There’s putting weird, miscellaneous goop on door handles. And, of course, there’s planting (insert disgusting insect here) into your co-worker’s desk drawer. All of the above are likely to ensure your prompt termination … Continue reading

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How will you spend your tax refund?

Some people will spend their federal or state tax refund on a new iPad. Others will dump the extra cash into a vacation. Both bad ideas. First, a refund simply means that you gave the government a interest-free loan for … Continue reading

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Already employed? Looking for a new job? Now might be the time to start.

If you haven’t heard yet, the national unemployment rate in February dropped from 7.9 percent to 7.7 percent. What does that mean? “That tells me that the economic recovery has been sustained,” said Cathy Dallas, vice president of JFC Temps. … Continue reading

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Would your kitchen pass a state health inspection?

About six years ago, the former York City health inspector and myself visited the homes of two residents who volunteered to have their kitchen’s inspected. For the most part, their kitchen’s were clean, save for the dog who made his … Continue reading

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Casual Friday is back at YDR: What’s your office’s policy?

Tomorrow is causal Friday at YDR. You know what that means: jeans. From what I understand, this is the first casual Friday in a long time for our company. I guess you’re thinking, “It’s jeans. What’s the big deal, right?” … Continue reading

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What are you paying for at the salon?

At the salon, lots of elements are at play when it comes to adding up the bill.

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