Angela Copeland

Career Corner: Work-Life Balancing Act
Business, Columns

Career Corner: Work-Life Balancing Act

By Angela Copeland Maintaining a healthy work-life balance has always been important. In the past, finding balance was easier. It was obvious when you left your work world and entered your home. It was clear when you weren’t balancing your time well. For the most part, I would argue that maintaining a healthy work-life balance…

Career Corner: Your WFH Performance Evaluation
Business, Columns

Career Corner: Your WFH Performance Evaluation

By Angela Copeland This has been a crazy year. What we thought would be two weeks of working from home has turned into an entire year of Zoom meetings with no end in sight. Many companies are now rounding the corner to performance evaluations. If performance evaluations weren’t weird before, they will definitely be different…

Career Corner: Commuting to a Zoom Meeting
Business, Columns

Career Corner: Commuting to a Zoom Meeting

By Angela Copeland Has your work changed as a result of the pandemic? If you have a corporate desk job, the answer may very well be no. While where you do your work has changed, the nature of your work has not. You are still focused on the same projects. You’re meeting with the same…

Career Corner: Looking in the Mirror
Business, Columns

Career Corner: Looking in the Mirror

By Angela Copeland If you’re a manager, you will sometimes be in the market to hire someone new. Have you ever found yourself in this situation, but there are just no good candidates? Everyone you’re interviewing is a dud. Does that sound familiar? If so, it may be time to look in the mirror. If…

Career Corner: The Big Deal About Small Talk
Business, opinion

Career Corner: The Big Deal About Small Talk

By Angela Copeland If you’re working from home, you may be as productive as ever. You can focus without interruption. There are no long chats around the water cooler. There’s no wasted time commuting. You can wake up and get straight to work. There’s a good chance you may be skipping breaks and lunch. You’ve…

Career Corner: A Case for WFH
Business

Career Corner: A Case for WFH

By Angela Copeland The letters WFH used to be mainly used by the tech industry but as work from home is becoming more common, so is the use of this important acronym. In the last six months, working from home has gone from an exception to a norm. But if you’re like many employees, your…

Career Corner: Virtual Hiring
Business

Career Corner: Virtual Hiring

By Angela Copeland During this difficult season, finding a new job feels complicated and often nearly impossible. However, online there are a few options you should check out if you want to make a switch. As usual, you should check for job postings on sites such as LinkedIn and Glassdoor. But you should also look…

Career Corner: One Thing at a Time
Columns

Career Corner: One Thing at a Time

By Angela Copeland We’ve all been there. The list of things you have to do or to manage suddenly grows. It can feel truly overwhelming. And that’s because it is overwhelming. When you look down and find a giant to do list, you wonder how you will achieve any of it. But, when you break…

Career Corner: Risky Business
Columns

Career Corner: Risky Business

By Angela Copeland If you’re like many people, you may be nervous about job searching right now. The market feels completely unstable. If you have a job, this doesn’t feel like the time to take a risk to switch. Although this is a very solid argument, I would encourage you to keep your eyes open….

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