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Service members and veterans let’s talk!

As the Blue Star mom of two Iraq War veterans, I’ve been honored to interact with service members, vets and military families for more than a decade now. I’m constantly struck by the altruism, professionalism and decency you all possess. And it pains me to hear of the challenges that vets face in finding gainful [...]

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Are you a college student trying to figure out your plans for the summer?

It’s January and yes, you should be thinking about your summer plans now if you are interested in gaining internship experience.  Publix, for instance, will be posting its corporate, distribution and manufacturing internship opportunities in February. I’m sure you want to know the details, like what an intern here does, when applications are accepted and [...]

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Dealing with black holes

Anyone who’s searched for a job knows about black holes.  Those are the regions in digital space where your resumes and applications seem to disappear after you’ve taken the time and emotional energy to express your interest in employment. Sometimes the black holes are produced by arrogance – a company thinks the only people worth [...]

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Some tips on landing support jobs at Publix

If you read my previous blog, you know that Publix disappoints many more job applicants than we delight because the number of applicants each year dwarfs the number of people we end up hiring.  So I offered advice on how to improve your chances of receiving a job offer from one of our stores. This [...]

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