We are Ray and Kelli, counselors at City. Policeman helps elderly man. Problem with debt. FAFSA mistakes. Dream job. Free in October. Ideal career. Changing a boy's world. Cyber crime. Places you don't want to move to. 40K scholarship. Bad ways to save money. 401(k) mistakes. Thank you to Kelli. Low-paying jobs. Teach English to students in China. Boy helps provide hearing aids to other kids.

The veterans page: Honoring heroic dog. Honorably discharged veterans shop tax-free. Forever GI Bill. Father takes care of 4 children. Integrate Marine Training? Robotic legs. Costs of war. Saluting a fallen soldier. 300K Lotto winner. Vets and painkillers. Vet resources. Grandmother of veteran's family deported. Housing the homeless. Veteran finds healing through adopting a cat. Wounded Marines help others. Video: Soldier and dog greet each other after 6 months apart. Happy Veterans Day! Helping make a Marine's dream come true.

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

CEO Advice To Job Seekers

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Gregory T. Lucier is the CEO of Life Technologies, a successful biological research company in Carlsbad. Last year his business did $3.7 billion in sales. He talked about the culture of philantrophy in his company, that it's more than giving money. He also talked about what motivated him to give back to his community -- he recently donated $3 million to the Smithsonian Institution. Of particular interest is his advice for college grads on getting a job in this tough economic climate and learning from people's biggest career mistakes. If a prospective employer asked you to talk about your biggest career mistake, what would you say? CEO Says Giving Isn't About Money Alone appeared in the "U-T San Diego" on May 29, 2012.

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