How to Prepare for Your Vacation from Work

It’s Sunday morning and I just finished approving payroll and PTO to get a jump start on Monday. Now onto my packing and to-do list of things needed to get ready for my summer vacation, but wait, I have a few other things to wrap up for work and this blog is one of them. What better thing to write about than what I am doing right now…getting ready for vacation both at home AND for work!

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Why You Need a Paper Planner

When I started my career at Celebrity Staff I was heading into my last semester of college. I was working full time, had a course load of 19 credit hours, and an internship. I knew from several years of working and going to school full time that in order to be successful I would have to implement a plan based on a goal. In my experience, setting the goal is the easy part.

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How to be Thankful When You Don’t Feel like it – A Thanksgiving Reflection

As Thanksgiving has come and gone I spent some time reflecting. Reflections about my family, friendships, health, job, and in many ways, it is making me think ahead to those New Year’s resolution goals. Now I am somewhat deflated. It is hard to be grateful and thankful about everything in life. Life sometimes just “gets in the way” and feeling a sense of gratitude takes work. I should probably work on this as we are now in the holiday season!

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