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Career Corner: The Risky Business of Job Searching
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Career Corner: The Risky Business of Job Searching

By Angela Copeland I recently heard a stand-up comedian make a joke about dating. They compared the experiences that men have versus women when they go on a Tinder date. They joked that when a man gets ready for a blind date, his biggest worry is that it will be boring. He will have wasted…

When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?
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When Are We Going to Close Down the Open Office?

By Angela Copeland I hear from job seekers every day. They’ve been searching for a new job for ages. When they finally land it, they have a concern that’s not about money; it’s their office setup. For years, open style offices have been all the rage. Whether it’s shared cubicles or a big open room,…

Career Corner: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
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Career Corner: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

By Angela Copeland Do you ever feel like you’re struggling to take your career to the next level? If so, you’re not alone. Many of the job seekers I speak to each day are struggling with similar feelings. They have not received the achievements they expected to get by now. Perhaps they’re coming up on…

Career Corner: Glassdoor Announces 2018 Top CEOs
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Career Corner: Glassdoor Announces 2018 Top CEOs

By Angela Copeland It’s often said that employees don’t quit jobs. They quit bosses. Can you relate? If you’ve ever left a job, there’s a good chance you might agree with this idea. If you’re looking for a new job, one of the first things to consider is the management you’ll be working for. I…

Cat of the Week: Lifeline for Pets’ Most Beautiful
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Cat of the Week: Lifeline for Pets’ Most Beautiful

This is Basia (meaning Barbara and pronounced Basha), a beautiful 7-year-old Siamese mix. With her big baby blues and gorgeous latte creamy fur, Basia will be shy at first, but Lifeline for Pets’ patient volunteers know that once she knows and trusts you, she will come out of her shell and be right next to…

Creating Career Independence
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Creating Career Independence

By Angela Copeland I hope you have a wonderful holiday week! I know I’m looking forward to spending time with friends, grilling out, and watching fireworks to celebrate this Independence Day. This holiday is also a great time to reflect on your career. Are you feeling happy, or is something missing? If you’ve been thinking…

Career Corner: How Much Do You Make?
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Career Corner: How Much Do You Make?

By Angela Copeland Have you ever been asked, “How much do you make?” in a job interview? This question usually shows up during the first phone call. You’ve applied online. The HR manager calls you. The conversation seems normal at first. They ask, “Why did you apply for this job?” and “Tell me about yourself.”…

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