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Career Corner: Money for Moving
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Career Corner: Money for Moving

It’s becoming more and more common. While we’re stuck at home, corporate employees are starting to find alternative working locations. For some, it’s been their vacation home. For others, out of state family has been a good option. But, a third option is emerging. Some employees are moving to a new city or state altogether….

Career Corner: Career Change During COVID-19
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Career Corner: Career Change During COVID-19

If you’ve found yourself out of work because of COVID-19, you are likely searching for something new. You may be doing some soul searching. You want to figure out what you should have been, or what you’d like to be in the future. You may even wonder if you’re living in the right city. I’m…

Career Corner: Better Times Are Ahead
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Career Corner: Better Times Are Ahead

By Angela Copeland A friend said something to me this weekend that took me by surprise. They said, “Better times are ahead of us.” What took me by surprise was less the statement than my own reaction to it. In the moment that it was said, I had a realization as to just how tough…

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

One of the hardest parts of the job interview process comes in the form of a very simple question: “How much do you make?” The question typically comes up in the first screening call with the human resources recruiter. It is also asked on the online job application. The problem is that answering the question…

Career Corner: Remote Employee Monitoring
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Career Corner: Remote Employee Monitoring

Have you ever felt micromanaged at work? If your boss doesn’t know what you’re doing for every moment of the day, you might as well be nonexistent. You definitely couldn’t be working or making logical, sound decisions on your own, using your years of expertise. Having someone looking over your shoulder always seems to make…

Career Corner: Work from Anywhere
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Career Corner: Work from Anywhere

By Angela Copeland We can all agree: this pandemic has been horrific. Regardless of how much or how little you were impacted, you were impacted. You probably spent more time inside your own four walls at home than you ever imagined. And, you may have learned to work from home, while balancing your spouse, pets,…

Career Corner: Back to Work
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Career Corner: Back to Work

By Angela Copeland One of the hot topics around the virtual water cooler is when we’re going back to work. Some states are beginning to open up, while others continue to be locked down for what may be months. Recently, this question was posed to me: When should we all return to the office? Before…

Career Corner: Sticking Together
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Career Corner: Sticking Together

By Angela Copeland Living through a disaster is hard. Really, this is an understatement. It’s more than hard. I grew up in a place where natural disasters are the norm. I grew up in a suburb of Oklahoma City. You would have never heard of it, except for the natural disasters (and one famous country…

Career Corner: Zoom Meetings and Sweatpants
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Career Corner: Zoom Meetings and Sweatpants

By Angela Copeland A month ago, work seemed stressful for all the normal reasons. Perhaps your boss had unrealistic expectations. You were making less than you wanted. Your coworkers were annoying. Now, work is stressful for a new set of reasons. You’re worried about losing your job. You’re working from home for the first time….

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