Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: HeraldMail HomeCollectionsDream Job
IN THE NEWS

Dream Job

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
November 30, 1999
(MS) âEUR¹ Whether you're unemployed or working but entertaining thoughts of moving on, finding a new job is an involved process that takes lots of commitment and hard work. Sifting through job openings can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. Searching through that proverbial haystack, however, is even more difficult when you're forced to compete against hundreds of others doing exactly the same. But finding a job, and doing so quickly, doesn't need to be so difficult. The following tips should help cut down on the trials and tribulations of looking for work.
NEWS
by ANDREW MASON | April 14, 2006
Smithsburg senior track star Derek Martin said being the general manager of a professional football team would be his dream job. His decision not to play football for the Leopards last fall may have helped put him a step closer to his dream. Martin signed a letter of intent Wednesday to attend Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pa., where he'll receive a partial athletic scholarship to run NCAA Division I track for the Colonials. "It's a great atmosphere, and I'm excited to compete," Martin said.
NEWS
by TIM ROWLAND | January 16, 2003
Poor Steve Case. The founder of America Online had the dream job and he lost it. I know, you're tempted not to feel sorry for a chap who is worth $500 million smackeroos in AOL stock alone, but my goodness, give the guy a break. He had it all, in my opinion. But he reached too high - got all starry-eyed over the possibilities of media technology and founded AOL, giving up his old job where he started out, I am not kidding, as a flavor tester for Pizza Hut. Yup, according to a newspaper profile this week, that was one of his first jobs: Eating pizza.
NEWS
By BILL KOHLER | December 20, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A former Baltimore schoolteacher just landed her dream job at the Waynesboro library. Emily Sharp, 29, of Waynesboro, recently was named children's librarian at Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library on East Main Street. Sharp, a former preschool and kindergarten teacher in Baltimore for five years, has been working part time at the library since June 2006, but says she now has an ideal position. "This is my dream job," Sharp said Wednesday. "I've wanted to be a children's librarian since as long as I can remember.
NEWS
May 18, 2007
Jess Patey Williamsport Softball Senior What's your favorite food? Seafood Who is your favorite cartoon character? Ninja Turtles What is your biggest ambition? To become a pediatrician Three people I'd like to have lunch with: A.J. Jamison, Leah Mellott, Greg Minnick Who's your favorite musical group or artist? Lil' Wayne The best thing about my school is: Friends The worst thing about my school is: Drama My classmates would probably name me 'Most likely to ...': Be an attention getter One place I'd most like to visit: Italy If a genie gave you three wishes, what would they be?
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | February 3, 2004
scottb@herald-mail.com The teenage son of Hagerstown Permits Coordinator Mary Reichert spent Monday with his mother and confirmed his suspicion that if he had her job he would quit or try to get fired on his first day, he said. "I never want to do this job. It is too boring for me. I could not stand it," said Jared Reichert, 13, an eighth-grader at Western Heights Middle School. Instead, he plans to pursue his dream job of working as a chef. Reichert was one of 1,600 Washington County Public Schools students who participated in the annual eighth-graders' Day on the Job activity, co-sponsored by the Washington County Board of Education and the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce.
NEWS
by WANDA T. WILLIAMS | February 18, 2005
Editor's note: The Next Generation is a series of stories highlighting young people in the Tri-State area. A story will run every Friday. wandaw@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - It took 13 years, but Joshua Brewer's tireless commitment has paid off - he landed his dream job. The 23-year-old commercial airline pilot flies jets out of Washington Dulles International Airport for Mesa Air Group Inc., a company that operates regional commuter flights for America West, US Airways and United Airlines.
NEWS
by JOHN LEAGUE | August 20, 2006
I have been blessed with so many things in my life. I've got a great wife and great kids. I've got a dream job working for one of the newspaper industry's best companies, Schurz Communications. I have had two excellent mentors as bosses during the past 11 years, and the employees at The Herald-Mail are as good as any in the Tri-State area. I've got good, loyal friends. I've been to a lot of places and seen a lot of things. I love getting out of bed each day to go to work. And I am in excellent health.
LIFESTYLE
By MARIE GILBERT | marieg@herald-mail.com | June 24, 2011
There have been changes over the years at the corner of Locust and Washington streets. Families have moved away, buildings have undergone renovations and there's been a heavier stream of traffic. But June Benchoff, with her green hat and white gloves, has remained a familiar sight. For more than 50 years, Benchoff has stood on the same busy corner shepherding children to and from school. She helps them cross the street, makes sure they safely board their buses and scolds those who, occasionally, think the rules don't apply.
NEWS
By LIZ THOMPSON | November 18, 2007
I didn't figure out what I wanted to be when I grew until I was in my mid-20s. That's when I stumbled into my first job at a newspaper. I've loved the profession ever since. There have been several forays into public relations jobs during the last quarter century, but I've always come back to newspapers. Covering local communities is important work, work that makes me proud every day. We cover local governments, report on crime, try to watch for trends in growth and education, and try to give readers a clear picture of the community in which they live.
ARTICLES BY DATE
LIFESTYLE
By MARIE GILBERT | marieg@herald-mail.com | June 24, 2011
There have been changes over the years at the corner of Locust and Washington streets. Families have moved away, buildings have undergone renovations and there's been a heavier stream of traffic. But June Benchoff, with her green hat and white gloves, has remained a familiar sight. For more than 50 years, Benchoff has stood on the same busy corner shepherding children to and from school. She helps them cross the street, makes sure they safely board their buses and scolds those who, occasionally, think the rules don't apply.
Advertisement
NEWS
By BILL KOHLER | December 20, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A former Baltimore schoolteacher just landed her dream job at the Waynesboro library. Emily Sharp, 29, of Waynesboro, recently was named children's librarian at Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library on East Main Street. Sharp, a former preschool and kindergarten teacher in Baltimore for five years, has been working part time at the library since June 2006, but says she now has an ideal position. "This is my dream job," Sharp said Wednesday. "I've wanted to be a children's librarian since as long as I can remember.
NEWS
By LIZ THOMPSON | November 18, 2007
I didn't figure out what I wanted to be when I grew until I was in my mid-20s. That's when I stumbled into my first job at a newspaper. I've loved the profession ever since. There have been several forays into public relations jobs during the last quarter century, but I've always come back to newspapers. Covering local communities is important work, work that makes me proud every day. We cover local governments, report on crime, try to watch for trends in growth and education, and try to give readers a clear picture of the community in which they live.
NEWS
May 18, 2007
Jess Patey Williamsport Softball Senior What's your favorite food? Seafood Who is your favorite cartoon character? Ninja Turtles What is your biggest ambition? To become a pediatrician Three people I'd like to have lunch with: A.J. Jamison, Leah Mellott, Greg Minnick Who's your favorite musical group or artist? Lil' Wayne The best thing about my school is: Friends The worst thing about my school is: Drama My classmates would probably name me 'Most likely to ...': Be an attention getter One place I'd most like to visit: Italy If a genie gave you three wishes, what would they be?
NEWS
by JULIE E. GREENE | October 8, 2006
Two shirtless young men doing their rendition of the Backstreet Boys "I Want It That Way" in the rain to the amusement of unseen gigglers. A tour of downtown Hagerstown from the view of a windshield. Trains traveling through the region, local bands in action and re-enactors at Antietam National Battlefield. These are the topics of several videos posted on YouTube.com that come up when searching for local references such as Hagerstown. YouTube.com is a Web site that allows people to upload short videos to the Internet so they can share them with the public, or they can restrict the audience.
NEWS
by JOHN LEAGUE | August 20, 2006
I have been blessed with so many things in my life. I've got a great wife and great kids. I've got a dream job working for one of the newspaper industry's best companies, Schurz Communications. I have had two excellent mentors as bosses during the past 11 years, and the employees at The Herald-Mail are as good as any in the Tri-State area. I've got good, loyal friends. I've been to a lot of places and seen a lot of things. I love getting out of bed each day to go to work. And I am in excellent health.
NEWS
by ANDREW MASON | April 14, 2006
Smithsburg senior track star Derek Martin said being the general manager of a professional football team would be his dream job. His decision not to play football for the Leopards last fall may have helped put him a step closer to his dream. Martin signed a letter of intent Wednesday to attend Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pa., where he'll receive a partial athletic scholarship to run NCAA Division I track for the Colonials. "It's a great atmosphere, and I'm excited to compete," Martin said.
NEWS
by CHRIS COPLEY | May 10, 2005
chrisc@herald-mail.com How's this for a job description? "Wanted: Self-starters who want to be their own boss and make a comfortable income, who are creative and determined, who learn from mistakes, and who want to change their communities for the better. " Sounds like a dream job? This is what work is like for an entrepreneur, according to Mark Patton, entrepreneurship professor with Shepherd University. "For most people, where's the fun of working? They punch a time clock.
NEWS
by WANDA T. WILLIAMS | February 18, 2005
Editor's note: The Next Generation is a series of stories highlighting young people in the Tri-State area. A story will run every Friday. wandaw@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - It took 13 years, but Joshua Brewer's tireless commitment has paid off - he landed his dream job. The 23-year-old commercial airline pilot flies jets out of Washington Dulles International Airport for Mesa Air Group Inc., a company that operates regional commuter flights for America West, US Airways and United Airlines.
NEWS
by SCOTT BUTKI | February 3, 2004
scottb@herald-mail.com The teenage son of Hagerstown Permits Coordinator Mary Reichert spent Monday with his mother and confirmed his suspicion that if he had her job he would quit or try to get fired on his first day, he said. "I never want to do this job. It is too boring for me. I could not stand it," said Jared Reichert, 13, an eighth-grader at Western Heights Middle School. Instead, he plans to pursue his dream job of working as a chef. Reichert was one of 1,600 Washington County Public Schools students who participated in the annual eighth-graders' Day on the Job activity, co-sponsored by the Washington County Board of Education and the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce.
The Herald-Mail Articles
|