Written by Nick Nebelsky
Creating Your Possibilities
I am the Genie of the Universe, Your wish is my Command
I must say this was an interesting speaker. Who else do you know that gets a modeling gig at her own book-signing. Joi-Ashli, is a Health Practitioner/Inspired Writer/Alignment Facilitator. She began her presentation by inviting the audience to stand up and loosen their limbs and follow her in a self-proclamation ritual that she says at least three times a day.
“I love me. I am pure, positive energy, and all possibility.” After a mixed response, she repeated louder to the audience to repeat after her:
I LOVE ME! I AM PURE POSITIVE ENERGY, AND ALL POSSIBILITY!
Joi encouraged the audience to believe in themselves before they can believe in anything. She handed out a two-page flyer that had the following questions and suggested to the audience that they fill it out.
- Creating Possibilities during transition.
- What does transition mean to you? Some audience members said “Change”
- What does change mean to you? Some audience members suggested, “Opportunity”
- What are some different transitions that we go through in life?
- What’s the opportunity in the transition of work? Some said, “Learning.”
- There is some opportunity in growth.
- Asked the group how we lost our jobs? Downsized, outsourced? Laid off?
- What’s the big picture?
Joi said to break down all large problems into little steps to manage them better. This will allow you to make them look conceivable and acceptable. She continued to ask the entire audience the following questions and provided ways to make it happen.
- What do you dream of Doing or Being?
- What do you dream of Having in your life?
- Where do you dream of Going?
- For each of the above ask yourself:
- Why do I want this?
- What it do for me? Will it truly improve my quality of life? How?
- What might it cost me, financially, time, education, dignity/integrity, identity?
- What might stand as an obstacle and how will I overcome?
- Will achieving this dream change who I am? How or Why?
What do you love to do that you can expand upon (with/without additional formal, informal education) and make a positive difference in your life, community , the world, and/or make a living through?
- What steps must you take to achieve this goal?
- What educational / vocational / experience / service steps must you take?
- How much will it cost?
- How will you acquire the financial backing your your goal?
- It is not advantageous to want or ask for new things unless you are grateful of all you have and all you are able to do.
- What are you grateful for?
The “assignment” was to take home the questions and answer them at the audience’s leisure. But to do it!
She believes that if you can visualize what you want, she believes it can really happen.
She described how she got “discovered” while at a book-signing and met water color artist, Gabriel Krekk to be the first model in a 25 portrait painting series. No longer an average American girl, she became an “American Cowgirl.”
One audience member asked, “How do you get into that zone?” She said that if you put it out there it will happen eventually. She said it helps when you meditate and clear your mind and relax. Imagine it until that time when you finally put it out there and the universe answers you. Picture yourself in that situation, Don’t put your attention on what is happening right now, make your vision your reality. Focus on what you want, where you’ll be. If you need help with finding your job, tell people what you want.
One audience member summed it up…you are what your environment is. All goals start with little steps. Starts with your environment.
Kent Norris, HR Recruiter
Kent said that the majority of people still don’t know about Hacienda even though they have been around the Valley for 50 years. Kent said he was in the same boat that all of us have been in. Hacienda cares for chronically ill infants, teens, and adults. Their facility is the only one in Arizona.
They are hiring for health care positions: CNAs, RNS, and more. Right now they have 40 job postings. They’re looking for dietary aides, housekeeping, janitors, maintenance workers. Go to their web site, and view jobs. When you submit, it goes to the Hiring Manager and they will review your application. They are in constant hire mode.
Blanca Sandoval, HR Site Manager
Blanca said she has been in our shoes as well. The success of clients at Cenlar is a key driver of their success. Success factors are Customer Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Initiative, Work-Life Business.
Cenlar was formed in 1958 and created by two companies. They service mortgages for clients and also manage their own portfolio as well. Their headquarters is in New Jersey and their new location is in Tempe with 500 employees. They are actively working to build relationships with local charities.
- Employee Stock Plan
- 10 holidays per year
- Flexible Spending
- Tuition reimbursement
- with an additional 10 benefits.
Customer Care Associates
Loan Servicing Default Agents (Collections)
Customer Care Supervisors
Mary Ann Lopez, Recruiter
Revana is a professional inside sales organization with about 1800 employees and growing.
Clients come to them as a third party vendor and Revana helps them with account management, customer acquisition, and retention. They work with Google, IBM, Oracle, AT&T, FED EX, and many others.
- Paid Training
- 2 weeks paid vacation
- Career Advancement
- Medical and Dental
- Competitive Base + Commission
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Convenient locations
Currently Looking For: Inbound Sales, Outbound Sales and Sales Managers. They are especially looking for people with Google Adwords experience. More information is here: Revanajobs.com.
Dynamic World Wide Training Consultants
Rodger thanked everyone for coming. Rodger talked about his role at Dynamic World Wide Training Consultants and the training that his company provides such as Juniper training, Cyber hacking (ethical), Digital Media, and Cisco and many others. They provide multiple platform instruction, offer onsite training, and small classroom sizes. They also offer a virtual classroom setup. Dynamic provides post-graduate assistance and Optimal resume assistance for life. Over 95% of their students pass their certification on their first time through. DWTC is licensed by the State Board for Private Post-secondary Education, Certified through Workforce Connection, Approved for Grant Programs. (WIOA), (TAA), and GI Bill.