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Do-It-Yourself Holiday Gifts

A handmade vase. A custom sun catcher. A personalized painting. DIY holiday gifts are extra-special because they’re made by hand and made with love—and, as a big bonus, they don’t break the bank. Some may think it’s best to leave gift-making to the pros, but everybody’s got talent, even if it’s well hidden. For equal [...]

2018-12-12T10:59:02+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: How To Guides, Networking, Personal Growth, Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Putting the Happy in “Happy Holidays”

If you judged the holiday season by its merry cards, festive décor, and joyful tunes, you’d declare this to be an effortlessly happy time of year. Of course, we all know the truth: while its intentions of good cheer and thankfulness are positive, the holidays can leave us feeling like a stressed-out Scrooge. Masiello Employment [...]

‘Tis the Season to Volunteer

The holiday season is fast approaching, encouraging each one of us to be extra thankful for our blessings, and to celebrate the people in our lives with festive parties and thoughtful gifts. For those in need, the holiday season can be an entirely different, much less positive experience. But it doesn’t have to be. By [...]

Arm yourself against illness today!

Let’s face it, we all hate being sick. Illnesses cost us valuable time and money and create unnecessary stress in our lives. Yet, there are steps we can take to alleviate the spread of the flu, particularly in the workplace. Encourage companywide flu vaccinations. According to the CDC, the most effective approach to stopping the [...]

Cooking Up Your Best-Ever Holiday Season

Roast turkey with stuffing. Buttery potatoes. Homemade rolls. An entire tin of tempting cookies. The holiday season is stuffed full of good eats—and someone has to don an apron and do the cooking. If that person is you, we’re here to help sprinkle lots of joy around your holiday kitchen with a few easy recipes—we’re [...]

2018-11-06T12:13:21+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Local Events, Personal Growth, State and Local Resources|

Late Fall Hiking the Monadnocks

Mount Monadnock consistently scores as one of the most summited peaks in the world. The reasons for its popularity? Maximum views for minimal effort, several trails and an elaborate trail system, and excellent accessibility from many different entry points. And best of all? It’s right here in our own backyard. With the foliage starting to [...]

2018-11-15T12:59:17+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Networking, Personal Growth, Personal Safety, Wellness|

How to Successfully Navigate a Career Change

Ask any child “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and you’re likely to receive a lengthy, list-like answer that includes everything from Doctor to Professional Cupcake Eater. It turns out, kids are onto something. Factoring in promotions and transfers, the average person makes 10 to 15 career changes during their working [...]

2018-10-18T09:25:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Career Essentials, How To Guides, Networking, Personal Growth|

Uncovering New Hampshire’s Covered Bridges

Covered bridges are easily one of small-town New England’s most eye-catching, heart-warming symbols of times gone by—and, arguably, they are most appealing set against a backdrop of colorful fall foliage. A bit of Yankee ingenuity, some say covered bridges were originally created to offer protection from the elements, while others say their barn-like appearance lessened [...]

2018-11-15T12:59:48+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Personal Growth, State and Local Resources|

Masiello Employment’s Guide to Enjoying a Little Between-Jobs Downtime

How you approach the time you spend between jobs absolutely determines whether your experience is favorable or not. And, trust us, your between-jobs time can be positive. We at Masiello Employment understand that unemployment fosters anxiety and uncertainty, and we know it’s easy to let those emotions guide the way through this time. However, we [...]

Employment 101: Clearing Job-Hunting Hurdles for the Technology Challenged

Like it or not—use it or not—technology now plays a major role in finding and landing a job. The latest job postings are found online not in newspapers. Resumes are uploaded - not printed and mailed. Some interviews are conducted face-to-screen not face-to-face. So, what do you do if you consider yourself technology challenged? You [...]

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