Tag: Columns

Career Corner: Working from Home
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Career Corner: Working from Home

By Angela Copeland Working from home always sounded like a dream. It was this amazing concept that you heard about on TV that people in California did. You always wished you could try for a few days a week. I guess this is what they mean when they say, “be careful what you wish for.”…

Career Corner: Military Transitions
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Career Corner: Military Transitions

By Angela Copeland One question I hear often from readers is about military transitions. Many members of the military devote the first 20 years of their career to the U.S. Military. Around age 40, they’ll retire and start entirely new careers in the civilian world. I receive questions about how to successfully make this change. …

Mental Health Advice with Stan: How to Be Happy Handling Mental Health and Depression Struggles
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Mental Health Advice with Stan: How to Be Happy Handling Mental Health and Depression Struggles

By Stan Popovich Happiness may feel unattainable for those struggling with mental health issues. Those who regularly experience mental health issues like depression may have an incredibly difficult time obtaining and maintaining happiness. There are many steps that you can take to help handle these struggles and ensure that you can be happy as frequently as possible….

Career Corner: Controlling Forces
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Career Corner: Controlling Forces

By Angela Copeland One of the most frustrating feelings can be a loss of control. There are things you wish you could influence. You try. You go out of your way to plan for everything that could go wrong. This can feel especially true at work, where there are so many things that can impact…

Career Corner: The Last Straw
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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…

Career Corner: Panel Interview Fears
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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?
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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
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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…

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