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Invisible In the Workplace

Remember the day you landed the dream job you had been praying about for months? …

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Community & Work ("Celebrating Work" - Week #5)

Editor's note: This post is part of our "Celebrating Work" series, and is written by Christie Ray Harrison, a mentor ("Champion") in a 2017 Jobs for Life class at The Bowery…

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Overcoming Obstacles To Work ("Celebrating Work" - Week #4)

“Why don’t they just get a job?” …

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The Value of Meaningful Work ("Celebrating Work" - Week #3)

In 2005, Gallup began conducting studies through their new World Poll in more than 160 countries (which are home to more than 99% of the world's population) and collecting survey data on a variety…

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God's Design for Work ("Celebrating Work" - Week #2)

Last week we kicked off our 2018 “Celebrating Work” series by looking at the history of work throughout human civilization. We learned how our view of work and the types of work we do have…

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The History of Work ("Celebrating Work" - Week #1)

As we begin our “Celebrating Work” series, we thought it made sense to start by looking at the history of work throughout human civilization. How has our view of work changed over the…

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Celebrating Work!

At Jobs for Life, we love celebrating work! From construction workers to lawyers, waiters, dentists, and teachers, we believe no job is greater than the other. Work helps bring us dignity and purpose,…

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We Had a Party Because He Lost His Job

It sounds weird right? And then it hit me – you can’t lose a job if you don’t have a job! Jerry learned from our class that failure was actually a component of success, and that failing was not the issue, only failing to get back up. He got up, kept moving forward and is still working today…and looking for a second job!

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