News of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pittsburgh area, counsel from its leaders, and reflections from its members.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009


In the hopes of providing sound guidance in trying times, Brigham Young University professor of Family Life Alan Hawkins and divorce attorney Tamara Fackrell have teamed up to write “Should I Keep Trying to Work it Out? A Guidebook for Individuals and Couples at the Crossroads of Divorce.”

Friday, September 4, 2009

Extreme Job Searches

Have you ever been desperate enough to hang a signboard around your neck to advertise that you're looking for a job? You can read about the outcomes of such extreme job search approaches in Joann Lublin's "Lessons of Extreme Job-Hunting"and Dana Mattioloi's "Brave or Brazen? Bold Tactics Don't Always Get the Job" in the September 1 edition of The Wall Street Journal.
Bottom line? "Recruiters say the best ways to stand out don't change with the unemployment rate: network, craft a well-written resume and cover letter, and be prepared during interviews."

The Arbor - August and September 2009

In the August issue of The Arbor Jessica Wesel explains why the Addiction Recovery Program can be called the Atonement Recovery Program.  The September issue includes testimonies on choice and Step 3, Trust in God.