Angela Copeland

Career Corner: Emotional Rollercoaster
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Career Corner: Emotional Rollercoaster

By Angela Copeland Job searching is tough. But, what is really tough is job searching when you’re unemployed. Through my work with job seekers, I’ve noticed a trend. Those who are unemployed are much more distressed by the process of job searching then those who aren’t. When thinking through this issue, I looked up the…

Career Corner: Learning is the New Loyalty
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Career Corner: Learning is the New Loyalty

By Angela Copeland I recently heard a saying that stuck with me: “Learning is the new loyalty.” Hearing this phrase, it felt like the record stopped. Everything was quiet for a moment while I contemplated just how much I agree. Often, I hear from young job seekers who are confused. Their parents have told them…

Career Corner: The Human Side of Interviewing
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Career Corner: The Human Side of Interviewing

By Angela Copeland Years ago, job interviewing was an event. During my first job post-college search, I flew to companies all around the U.S. There were phone interviews in the beginning. But, once you got to the in person interview, the company rolled out the red carpet. And keep in mind, my experience was as…

Career Corner: Interview Breakup Aftermath
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Career Corner: Interview Breakup Aftermath

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had a great job interview go south? If you were the job seeker, perhaps you weren’t picked right at the very end — after a lengthy interview process. Or, if you were the hiring manager, a candidate that you gave a great offer to turned you down. These things…

Career Corner: Don’t Text and Hire
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Career Corner: Don’t Text and Hire

By Angela Copeland I recently learned about a new, shocking phenomenon. Maybe I’m getting old. In my world, there’s a right way and a wrong way to use text messages. The right way is to text people you actually know. Almost everything else falls into the wrong way category. Occasionally, companies I shop at will…

Career Corner: Labor Day Decisions
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Career Corner: Labor Day Decisions

By Angela Copeland Labor Day is a holiday that honors the American labor movement. It celebrates the development, productivity, and prosperity of the United States. And, it marks the unofficial end of summer. If you’re like most Americans, Labor Day is spent with loved ones and tasty food. But, the end of summer means one…

Career Corner: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?
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Career Corner: Who Do You Plan to Relocate?

By Angela Copeland Job interviews are full of bias. Very often, it’s unconscious. Companies want to be fair. They don’t often realize where they may be biased. That’s where rules around interviewing come in. There are certain laws in place to help minimize bias in the job search process. These laws are to protect the…

Career Corner: What Have You Done in the Last Five Years?
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Career Corner: What Have You Done in the Last Five Years?

By Angela Copeland There’s a new question emerging in the world of job seeking. It’s something I never expected. It doesn’t happen in every interview but it happens enough that it’s worth mentioning. As you grow in your career, companies expect more. More senior roles require more experience. Job descriptions will ask for 10 or…

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