Daily Archives : October 1, 2018

A Burning Desire to Serve

“I can’t honestly say what drew me into firefighting,” Maude Lallemand said. “But once I started, I was hooked.” This 24-year-old Pennsylvania native is a 2012 graduate of Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, where she joined the volunteer fire department…

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Would You Rather Work for a Woman or a Man?

I was trying to figure out how I could take my child to the dentist without using any of my precious vacation time. My plan was to use a sick day, but my boss was adamant that sick days are…

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Every Business Needs an Exit-Strategy Plan

Although most business consultants consider an exit-strategy plan essential, only 52 percent of businesses have one, according to the Investor Watch Report. “Based on my experience, that figure is much lower, particularly for small businesses that sell for under $10…

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Changing Jobs? Know Your 401(k) Options

Workers are changing jobs more than ever. Today, the average person changes jobs 10-15 times during his or her career, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That means workers are often in a state of transition. Many people who…

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Foundation Connects Breast Cancer Patients, Seniors with Home Care and Funding

Cheryl Kay Stawovy lost her life to breast cancer in 2013, but a foundation created in her name soon after has ensured that her legacy and life’s passion live on. Also formed in 2013, the Pennsylvania-based Cheryl Kay Foundation has…

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Gynecological Care Shifts Focus During and After Menopause

The process of menopause brings myriad changes to a woman’s life, including a shift in focus for her routine gynecological care. BusinessWoman spoke with Dr. Kathleen Gerbert, of May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology in Lancaster, about the ways in which gynecological…

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