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Employment Safari: Have a Plan: A Multi-Level Chess Game Approach

Employment Safari: Have a Plan: A Multi-Level Chess Game Approach

NATIONWIDE: Before starting to apply for employment opportunities it is important to have a plan. A plan will increase your progression towards a career and not a series of dead end jobs. Now, let’s be clear, there are different types of employment.

Recognizing the different types of employment and the fact that it is important to apply for positions at different levels for a better chance of success and can get you back to work faster. In addition, possessing multiple forms of income can help keep the bills paid, like a tree. Trees have many branches, and roots which nourish a tree. If an individual root or branch dies, usually the tree will survive. This is also true when it comes to personal finance.

Employment Safari: Accessorize your Application with a Quality Cover Letter

Employment Safari: Accessorize your Application with a Quality Cover Letter

NATIONAL – The best, initial first impression you can offer to a human resources professional is a professional quality resume and cover letter. Over time, the resume and cover letter that many of us were taught to write in high school is very out of date in content and in form. New skills are likely to have been gained and should be illustrated in a professional way. The key components of the cover letter, an essential part of any application for employment is the subject of this article.

Cover Letters

If you present yourself as someone who, cuts corners and does the minimum work with expectation of a reward, you will likely be overlooked during the hiring process. By not presenting yourself in the most professional manner possible, you will harm your chances of the employment that you seek. The content of this cover letter in many ways, can be as important as the content of your resume.

The Resource Training Center Says Designate a Sober Driver this July 4th

The Resource Training Center Says Designate a Sober Driver this July 4th

 

The Fourth of July is a favorite American holiday filled with fun, food, fireworks, friends and family. But celebrating can quickly turn to tragedy when people choose to drive after drinking. Monica Farrar, director of The Resource Training Center in Amherst, is urging everyone to plan ahead this Independence Day and designate a sober driver! 

“The Fourth of July festivities can be so much fun,” said Farrar. “People make plans for the partying, but too many drivers don’t plan ahead to get home safely.” 

Microsoft Issues Critical Alert: Memory Management

Microsoft Issues Critical Alert: Memory Management

INTERNATIONAL - Microsoft Corporation released eight separate software patches this week for operating system and related software. Many of the bulletins deal with memory processing vulnerabilities. Individuals with bad intent can execute code in the equipment of another enduser.

The recent series of updates for Microsoft™ Windows™ O/S identifys many kernel-level vulnerabilities. Known software vulnerabilities can be exploited by criminals and profiteers.

Of the released updates and bulletins, listed below. Several were listed as “important” with two raising to the level, as indicated by the publisher as “Critical”

Memory corruption can lead to elevation of user privledges:

This material is described in (MS15-061) and whereas it is not specifically published at the level of “Critical” by Microsoft™ information from CVE-2015-2360 also known as MS15-061 is being used by system attackers.

So, Exactly what does this mean?

DHS Cites: Research:Possible Apple Vulnerability involving Rootkit and Malware

DHS Cites: Research:Possible Apple Vulnerability involving Rootkit and Malware

INTERNATIONAL – Mac security researcher, Pedro Villaca has identified an alleged vulnerability in firmware software coded in Apple computers manufactured prior to third quarter 2014. According to data cited by the Department of Homeland Security. The matter has to do specifically with a possible vulnerability relating to rootkits. The resarcher then expanded on his findings. The basic topic at discussion was rootkits and exactly what they are and how they can influence the operation of the Apple software. The author gives credit to the 2014 Chaos Communication Congress and the presentation by trammel Hudson and the presentation of Attacks on UEFI security by Rafal Wojtczuk and Cory Kallenberg. What is a “Rootkit”?

North Tonawanda High School Students Learn About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

North Tonawanda High School Students Learn About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Now that prom season is in full swing and summer break is nearing, more teens will be on the road. With Memorial Day marking the beginning of AAA’s 100 deadliest days of the year for U.S. teen drivers, schools across the country are re-enforcing lessons in driver safety. To help safeguard local youth drivers AT&T teamed up with North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas, North Tonawanda Police Department Captain Roger Zgolak, and North Tonawanda High School to educate students on the dangers of texting and driving. The special assembly was part of the school’s pre-prom assembly.

North Tonawanda High School Students Learn About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

North Tonawanda High School Students Learn About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Now that prom season is in full swing and summer break is nearing, more teens will be on the road. With Memorial Day marking the beginning of AAA’s 100 deadliest days of the year for U.S. teen drivers, schools across the country are re-enforcing lessons in driver safety. To help safeguard local youth drivers AT&T teamed up with North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas, North Tonawanda Police Department Captain Roger Zgolak, and North Tonawanda High School to educate students on the dangers of texting and driving. The special assembly was part of the school’s pre-prom assembly.