Tag: Career Corner

Career Corner: Hoping and Wishing
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Career Corner: Hoping and Wishing

By Angela Copeland Every day, I hear from job seekers who are unhappy at work. They will share that they wish things at their current job were different. If only things were a bit better, they would like to stay. If only their boss were better, they would prefer not to leave. If only the…

Career Corner: COVID’s Impact on Gender Equality
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Career Corner: COVID’s Impact on Gender Equality

By Angela Copeland January’s unemployment rate fell to 6.7%, with over 49,000 jobs added. As in previous months over the last year, hospitality, retail, and travel continue to struggle. And, sadly, the pandemic is having a disproportionately higher impact on the careers of women. McKinsey & Company estimates that women’s jobs are 1.8 times more…

Career Corner: Love Letters to My Career
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Career Corner: Love Letters to My Career

By Angela Copeland February is one of my favorite months. It’s a time when we focus on love and happiness. People are more kind to one another. We think about what is going well in our personal lives, and we dream of new beginnings. February is also the perfect time to reflect back on your…

Career Corner: Remote Resolution
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Career Corner: Remote Resolution

By Angela Copeland Before the pandemic, your manager probably had more of a say in where you are day to day. Liz Ryan from Human Workplace explained, “The authority to decide where employees must be at certain dates and times is a big part of many managers’ power. Now that numerous corporations have announced their…

Career Corner: Political Peace
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Career Corner: Political Peace

By Angela Copeland Last week was a big one. One president left office, while another joined. The transition of power in the United States has been quite a complicated matter. Chances are that recent events in our Capitol have dominated your news feed. And, if you’re like many people, work can provide a much-needed break…

Career Corner: Making Lemonade
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Career Corner: Making Lemonade

By Angela Copeland As the pandemic continues to rage on in the United States, many of us have felt locked indoors. We’ve felt isolated. It’s been lonely. It’s scary. This is especially true for anyone who is living away from their loved ones. It can be hard to get help with things when you need…

Career Corner: New Year’s Dreams
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Career Corner: New Year’s Dreams

By Angela Copeland The New Year is finally here. We’ve been waiting for 2021 since Friday, March 13, 2020. That was the day that it became apparent that a pandemic was going to be a big part of 2020. Since then, we’ve felt that if we can just hang on until January, things will go…

Career Corner: The Burnout Badge
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Career Corner: The Burnout Badge

By Angela Copeland Burnout is not a badge. Yet somehow, we wear it every day as if we may get a prize. Grinding yourself down is not a contest. I wish we could all agree on this. Productivity at work is the highest when we are rested and when we are taking care of ourselves….

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