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Regina Robo

Articles By Regina Robo

  • Decoding the Dress Code

    It's not your parents' workplace anymore - nor their dress code. Gone are the stuffy three-piece suits and conservative skirt sets of times past, replaced with a canvas of khaki on which a world of individuality is expressed, as if to say, … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Genetic Counselor

    Genetic counselors must hold specialized graduate degrees in genetic counseling. Coursework includes clinical, population, and molecular genetics; as well as psychosocial theory, ethics, and counseling techniques. Internships are necessary … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Movie Critic

    Anyone can write about the highs and lows of a Hollywood offering, but to perfect the art of criticism takes a deeper understanding of the industry. A movie review shows an opinion, but critics can't just say, "I hated it." Read more...

  • Business travel: Should we fly? Or surf?

    Prior to 2001, business travel spending was on the rise. It seemed as if everyone was jet setting off to meet a client, or attend some conference or another. Since the attacks on September 11th, things have changed. While it is true that … Read more...

  • The Temporary Staffing Industry

    The temporary staffing business has been one of the fastest growing industries in the economy. Since September, the number of temporary workers increased by 87,000, nearly a quarter of the jobs added nationally. Although temporary work … Read more...

  • Life and Work in a Temporary Job

    Many job seekers see the combination of schedule flexibility and a constantly changing work atmosphere as a professional alternative to the tedium and concreteness of working full-time. While flexibility, work diversity, and free training … Read more...

  • Applying to Temp Agencies

    Issues to consider when looking at a temp job are what the company is willing to pay, travel distance from your home as well as what their time frame is for the position. If the company is only looking for someone for a couple weeks and you … Read more...

  • Choosing a Temp Agency

    There are two ways to start temping. The traditional route is to locate agencies in your area through the telephone book or online. Then, interview with a number of agencies to get a feel for the jobs, rates, and benefits they offer. Some … Read more...

  • Business Travel: Safe Travel Tips from the U.S. State Department

    "Safe travels"...at every goodbye these days, it seems, it's the same benediction. Beyond wishing each other well, what else can travelers do to play it safe in the air and in other countries? How can travelers overcome their reluctance to … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Homestead Farmer

    It's never too late to trade your laptop for a hoe and become a farmer. "I made a conscious choice to become a farmer because I really wanted a different lifestyle from the daily grind of being a corporate executive," said Fox, who moved to … Read more...