opinion

Career Corner: The Last Straw
Columns

Career Corner: The Last Straw

By Angela Copeland When is the best time to leave your job? Have you ever wondered when you should look for something new? Most people wait until things are painful. Change is hard. It hurts. So many people wait until the daily pain at work outweighs the pain of change. Here’s the problem with this…

Decision 2020: The Case Against Early Voting
opinion

Decision 2020: The Case Against Early Voting

By Terry Miller This year’s contentious election (both local and national) has brought forth some fundamental questions about procedure, policy and privacy. The case against early voting has never been clearer; at least on a national scale. Take what happened in the past week or so for example: Pete Buttigieg dropped out; Amy Klobuchar and…

Career Corner: Panel Interview Fears
Columns

Career Corner: Panel Interview Fears

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had a panel interview? It’s one of those job interviews where you show up and instead of one person interviewing you, three do. Or, if you’re really lucky, five or six will. I’m not talking about a situation where you have one interview after another. I’m talking about a…

Career Corner: Should I Be Facebook Friends With My Boss?
Columns

Career Corner: Should I Be Facebook Friends With My Boss?

By Angela Copeland A reader recently wrote in with what is clearly an issue on the minds of professionals: social media in the workplace. In other words, should I be Facebook friends with my boss? Today’s workforce is more casual than generations in the past. Many companies allow employees to wear jeans and tennis shoes…

Career Corner: The Currency of Anger
Columns

Career Corner: The Currency of Anger

By Angela Copeland I’ve noticed a disturbing trend lately. It’s not new, but it certainly seems to be increasing. When you are a customer and something goes wrong at a company, the company doesn’t resolve the issue until you get angry. Can you relate to this experience? You have a problem with a product or…

Sorry, America. Brexit Was the Only Way Out
opinion

Sorry, America. Brexit Was the Only Way Out

Opinion by Terry Miller Brexit is the nickname for “British exit” from the EU (Economic Union) from which my fellow countrymen and women departed 31 Jan., 2020; or as I prefer to say, Britain took the “way out.” To be clear, when Americans depart someplace or other, they immediately look for an “Exit” sign but we…

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