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Don’t Fool Yourself
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Don’t Fool Yourself

By Angela Copeland I can’t say this enough times. The job market is excellent! It’s the strongest job market we’ve seen in fifty years. Fifty years! Lately, there have been more open jobs than people looking for a job. The national unemployment rate has dropped below 3.8 percent. That’s pretty incredible. With this said, I…

Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Alzheimer’s and the Dental Link
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Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Alzheimer’s and the Dental Link

By Kenneth Canzoneri, DDS. Dear Dr. KC: I recently thought I heard something about a link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s. I have always had bleeding gums and I have a family history of Alzheimer’s in my family. Should I be worried? -Worried Dear Worried: New research evidence has found that a bacteria that is…

Lifeline for Pets: Melody is Magnetic
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Lifeline for Pets: Melody is Magnetic

This pretty orange and white girl, Melody, is claimed to be the best ever. She’s also been called highly adoptable and just a joy. She will come up to you and give you strong head butts, asking for pets, cuddles, and snuggles. Melody is used to being around people, most likely because she spent lots…

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…

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