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Career Column: Love Your Job
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Career Column: Love Your Job

By Angela Copeland The month of love is upon us again. Happy Valentine’s Week! It always happens just after we create our latest New Year’s resolutions. We’re often still thinking about career goals, and future plans. All these goals bring up an important question. Do you love your job? If the answer is no to…

Diversity in Today’s Workplace
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Diversity in Today’s Workplace

By Angela Copeland LinkedIn released its report on 2018 Global Recruiting Trends. They surveyed 9,000 recruiters and hiring managers from around the world on the state of hiring. Their research found that the biggest game changer in the hiring space is diversity. LinkedIn broke down diversity into multiple pieces: diversity, inclusion, and belonging. “Diversity is…

Career Corner: If interviewing were dating
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Career Corner: If interviewing were dating

By Angela Copeland Interviewing for a job is a nerve racking process. When else do we want others to judge us? We spend so much time preparing – finding the perfect clothes, organizing our resume, and sneaking out of our job. We ask for recommendations from our old bosses. Not only are we judged during…

Career Corner: Laid Off Just in Time for the Holidays
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Career Corner: Laid Off Just in Time for the Holidays

By Angela Copeland I hate to admit this. I have seen more people let go this holiday season than in years past. It’s a sad and stressful situation. As employers approach the end of the year, they reevaluated their priorities and made business decisions to reorganize. The shift in structure left many people without a…

Career Corner: Best Places to Work in 2018
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Career Corner: Best Places to Work in 2018

By Angela Copeland For the tenth year, Glassdoor.com has released their Employees’ Choice Awards. For 2018, they’ve expanded the list of best companies from 50 to 100. Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman explained, “We know today’s job seekers are more informed than ever about where they go to work, researching everything from company culture to career…

PEEPS & PURRTY!
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PEEPS & PURRTY!

These cuties, just age 3 months, are sibling besties, and are fun-loving and just the sweetest duo! Typical kittens, they will play and wrestle, yet are always up for some cuddles! Peeps, the adorable tabby, has a cute spotted belly. He is a social little fellow, very playful, with a great sense of humor and…

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving for Retirement?
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Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving for Retirement?

By Jean D. Koehler Saving for – and even thinking about – retirement can be overwhelming. While it’s natural to worry about your financial future, be careful not to let preconceived notions prevent you from actively saving for tomorrow. If you find yourself having one of the following doubts, consider reframing your thinking. A shift…

WHATA FACE!
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WHATA FACE!

Will ya look at that cute face?? He’s MIGHTY MONTANA, AGE 3, adorable tuxedo boy. He likes to play and will allow little pets on his head, but does not like to be touched on his back end.  One theory is that he was once a house cat, or maybe abused and somehow ended up…

Career Corner: Making the Most of Holiday Parties
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Career Corner: Making the Most of Holiday Parties

By Angela Copeland We’ve all been there. There’s a company holiday party you’d rather not attend – or maybe your next door neighbors are throwing an event that you just can’t avoid. Whatever the occasion, these parties can be draining during the holidays. This is especially true for those of us who are introverts, or…

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