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Career Corner: Meeting the Minimum Requirements
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Career Corner: Meeting the Minimum Requirements

By Angela Copeland If you’re like most people, there was a time when you were under-qualified for a job. This is typically the case when you apply for your first job or when you make a big career change midstream. At some point, you didn’t meet all of the requirements of a job description you…

Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses
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Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own career mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. Occasionally, one would pop up that would seem almost right. It would…

Lifeline for Pets: Meet Molly
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Lifeline for Pets: Meet Molly

This orange 2-year-old tabby girl is active, curious, and playful. She is happy and very friendly too, as long as she is allowed to rule the roost. She is loving but usually on her terms, and likes head and neck scratches. Now let’s get this deserving girl a forever home with adults only, where she…

Lifeline for Pets: Beautiful Calico Girl
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Lifeline for Pets: Beautiful Calico Girl

Sweet 3-year-old Abbie was found under a pallet when she was one week old. Her foster mom had to bottle feed her and she almost didn’t make it. She is a real love bug and she is eager to greet and say hello to any visitor that comes over. Abbie is smart and has figured…

Career Corner: Trouble Finding Candidates? Try This
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Career Corner: Trouble Finding Candidates? Try This

By Angela Copeland I read articles about candidates who are ghosting employers. They’re not showing up to interviews. They’re not showing up on their first day. They’re disappearing and employers are frustrated. On top of the ghosting phenomenon, employers can’t seem to find enough qualified candidates. It’s like there just aren’t any good people left….

Career Corner: It’s Not Personal
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Career Corner: It’s Not Personal

By Angela Copeland Job searching is one of the most personal impersonal experiences there is. As a job seeker, you pour your heart into your cover letter. You customize your resume. You sit in agony at each step of the process, which can drag out for many months. Along the way, you may encounter many…

Career Corner: One Hundred Job Applications
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Career Corner: One Hundred Job Applications

By Angela Copeland I hear from job seekers every day. You’re tired. You’re worn out. You’re disappointed. You didn’t get the job you really wanted. You were a great candidate and you cannot figure out what went wrong. I’m with you all the way. I wish I could give you a big hug. Job searching…

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