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Career Corner: Holiday Party Time
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Career Corner: Holiday Party Time

By Angela Copeland It’s party time! Chances are you may have a holiday party coming up for work or with friends that you just can’t avoid. Whatever the occasion, these parties can be draining. This is especially true for those of us who are introverts or who have other commitments. It can feel like there’s…

Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process
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Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had to do extra work in a job interview? One of my most intense interviews ever was at Target. I interviewed there after graduate school for a project management role. The process was unlike one I had ever seen up to then. Target flew me into Minneapolis one evening,…

Lifeline for Pets: Make Lady Bug Your Lady
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Lifeline for Pets: Make Lady Bug Your Lady

Giving Tuesday Week This is the week to give back and help, starting Tuesday, Nov. 27, with “Giving Tuesday.” Your donations or adoptions will help Lifeline for Pets provide care, love and more spaces for homeless dogs and cats, all of whom you can see on the pages of the website, lifelineforpets.org. There are two ways…

Career Corner: The Interview Feedback Loop
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Career Corner: The Interview Feedback Loop

By Angela Copeland I’ve been talking to a number of job seekers lately about illegal interview questions. They keep coming up, and I keep asking myself why that is. When you’re a job seeker, you may not realize how common illegal questions are because you’re interviewing for only one or two jobs at a time….

Lifeline for Pets: Merry Molly
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Lifeline for Pets: Merry Molly

“Man saves love-starved street youngster and changes her life.” That would be a “purr-fect” headline for Molly. Molly was just a kitten herself when she was abandoned and left to fend for herself. She had at least one and maybe two litters of kittens before she was scooped up and brought to safety. This 18-month-old…

Career Corner: Interviewing is Not Hazing
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Career Corner: Interviewing is Not Hazing

By Angela Copeland When I was in college, I never joined a sorority. But, like you, I’ve heard some of the horror stories about what it can sometimes be like to become part of Greek life. For some (but not all) student led organizations hazing rituals are just a part of life. Looking back, it…

Lifeline for Pets: Tabby Tucker
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Lifeline for Pets: Tabby Tucker

One-year-old Tucker is friendly, lively and active. This gorgeous tabby boy almost looks like a Bengal. Tucker needs an active home and space to zoom around. At times he can get a bit too excited and rambunctious, playfully trying to wrestle or bounce on other cats, so if you have other cats they’d have to…

Career Corner: LinkedIn Focuses on Employee Engagement
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Career Corner: LinkedIn Focuses on Employee Engagement

By Angela Copeland I recently had the opportunity to attend LinkedIn’s annual human resources event: Talent Connect. Held in Anaheim, California, the event showcased everything LinkedIn’s been working on in 2018 and their plans for the future. It’s always a great educational event. The information presented ranged from what they’re doing for job seekers with…

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