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Career Corner: Preparing for January
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Career Corner: Preparing for January

By Angela Copeland In less than three weeks, the race will be on. Are you ready? You may wonder what race I’m talking about. It’s time for one of the most important races of your life: the race to your dream job. Over the holidays, hiring slows down. Although it doesn’t completely stop, some companies…

How to Manage the Anxiety of Meeting New People
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How to Manage the Anxiety of Meeting New People

By Stan Popovich Some people get very anxious when they try to make new friends. Meeting new people for the first time can be very stressful if you are shy. Here are 6 suggestions on how you can make new friends and meet new people without getting anxious and fearful. The most important thing is…

Keeping Up Job Searches During the Holidays
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Keeping Up Job Searches During the Holidays

By Angela Copeland Now’s the time to get started on your resolution to find a new job in the New Year. The holidays are the perfect time to begin your search. Yes, many HR departments are on vacation and hiring appears to halt. But, it’s a great time for you to lay the foundation to…

Career Corner: Broken Promises
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Career Corner: Broken Promises

By Angela Copeland For years, one of the hardest challenges I’ve seen with the job search is what I’ll call broken promises. These broken promises can happen anywhere along the job search journey. And honestly, they have the ability to be pretty upsetting to job seekers at every point of the process. Let me give…

Divided by a Common Language
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Divided by a Common Language

OK, millennials … and now for something completely different By Terry Miller ­ Recently, a wonderful book arrived on my doorstep, “Divided by a Common Language.” As a British expat, I wanted to share with friends and colleagues the terms we use in the U.K. that here, across the Atlantic, mean something completely different. I…

Career Corner: Dropping Off Your Baggage
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Career Corner: Dropping Off Your Baggage

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had a date with someone who had recently been through a bad breakup? There’s a good chance they were nervous to go through the same thing again. You can practically see the fear in their eyes. In relationships, we call this sort of thing emotional baggage and it can…

Career Corner: Location, Location, Location
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Career Corner: Location, Location, Location

By Angela Copeland In my lifetime, I’ve never seen a time where we were more divided as a nation. Oddly, the job search has also become geographically divided. It is becoming increasingly common for certain jobs to cluster in large cities within the U.S. You probably noticed it when Amazon picked their new headquarters. The…

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