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6 Reasons You Should Hire an Intern Tomorrow

Lots of small businesses and people in them say they don’t have time for an intern. They view the process as lengthy, complicated and slow. This hasn’t been my experience. Below I discuss my company, why to use interns and how it grew my business. Interns are Professionals The students I taught at the NH […]

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Hiring the Best Interns

Good interns can be hard to find. Based on my experience as an intern, I have six tips for companies who want to attract the perfect employee. Tip 1: A relaxed interview is a good interview. When I went to my interview, I was nervous. As a writer, I wasn’t the typical applicant. But the […]

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Volunteer to be Inspired

Want a volunteer opportunity you can do from the comfort of your own home that will reassure you our future’s in good hands? Consider being a National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing (AiC) reviewer! The high school Award for Aspirations in Computing honors girls in 9th through 12th grade who […]

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Winter Hiking Season Came Early This Year

As a New Hampshire native and Granite State enthusiast, it won’t surprise you to hear that I enjoy climbing this state’s beautiful mountains. I have written before about my love of hiking in the snow and, while I have overheard many others complain about the early snow, I am excited that winter seems to be […]

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Biederman’s Alley Deli

A few months ago I wrote about my newfound appreciation for the city of Plymouth and its lovely downtown. I still stand by that assessment thanks to my first visit to Six Burner Bistro, and after another day trip north, the appreciation has grown. Those VIEWS from 93! Now, back to the blog at hand. […]

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Peddl

Manchester Likes Crazy Ideas (#CrazyMHTIdeas) Peddl was born after a catch up with a friend at one of our favorite farm-to-table restaurants, Republic. We chatted about work, passion projects and what we had been doing with our free time. I spoke of my love for people, community, cycling, marketing, and operating a business. She spoke of […]

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Stay, work, play and TEACH!

The University of New Hampshire Teacher Residency for Rural Education (TRRE) program recruits young professionals and recent college graduates to put down roots and teach in a rural NH community. What do these TRRE people have in common? Shared values of commitment to community, education and local NH resources. Meet Alayna and Rebecca, two examples […]

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Pounding Mist

Although not exclusive to New Hampshire by any stretch of the imagination, seeing the impact of torrential rain on a body of water is truly a sight to behold. At least, that’s how it is at Nutt’s Pond on a stretch of the South Manchester Rail Trail. As I stood, feet damp, hands clammy from the […]

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New Hampshire’s Big Trees

It’s autumn in New Hampshire, which means the leaf peepers are here, the apple cider is hot, and the pumpkins are ready to be picked! For us, the cooler temperatures and fall foliage mean we’re spending a lot more time walking Durham’s trails. On one particular walk through College Woods, my husband mentioned visiting a […]

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Small Town Leaf Peeping

I am all about the leaf peeping. I’m a big fan of going all in: driving the Kancamagus Highway, stopping at every chance to take pictures of the endless brilliant foliage, eating every pumpkin-flavored pastry I can find, and hiking muddy terrain to get to the prized waterfall. But I’ve also discovered that small town […]