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Career Corner: Finding Your Holiday Cheer
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Career Corner: Finding Your Holiday Cheer

By Angela Copeland We’re all ready for this year to be over. Most days have been painful, as we watch the news and wait for things to change. It’s felt helpless and at times, hopeless. But it’s beginning to look like we’re in the final stretch of this pandemic marathon. With that in mind, try…

Career Corner: Your WFH Performance Evaluation
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Career Corner: Your WFH Performance Evaluation

By Angela Copeland This has been a crazy year. What we thought would be two weeks of working from home has turned into an entire year of Zoom meetings with no end in sight. Many companies are now rounding the corner to performance evaluations. If performance evaluations weren’t weird before, they will definitely be different…

Career Corner: Leveling the Playing Field
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Career Corner: Leveling the Playing Field

Internships are an important part of any college education. They allow students to test out their skills and to dip their toes into their future careers. It can help to confirm interest in one field. Or, it can help to redirect interest to a new field. During my four years in college, I was fortunate…

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: Seeing 2020 Clearly
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Career Corner: Seeing 2020 Clearly

By Angela Copeland This is the perfect time to work on your 2020 plan. As you prioritize your New Year’s resolutions, consider a career cleanup along with your plans to go to the gym more often. If you’ve been thinking of a career change, whether it’s an internal promotion or moving to a new company…

Keeping Up Job Searches During the Holidays
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Keeping Up Job Searches During the Holidays

By Angela Copeland Now’s the time to get started on your resolution to find a new job in the New Year. The holidays are the perfect time to begin your search. Yes, many HR departments are on vacation and hiring appears to halt. But, it’s a great time for you to lay the foundation to…

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: The Salary Riddle
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Career Corner: The Salary Riddle

By Angela Copeland There’s a riddle hidden at the end of job interviews. As a candidate, you show up to an interview believing you’ll be talking about fit. And, you do – at first. You go through your work background. You give your elevator pitch. You explain why you want the job, why you’re looking…

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