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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…

Divided by a Common Language
Opinion

Divided by a Common Language

OK, millennials … and now for something completely different By Terry Miller ­ Recently, a wonderful book arrived on my doorstep, “Divided by a Common Language.” As a British expat, I wanted to share with friends and colleagues the terms we use in the U.K. that here, across the Atlantic, mean something completely different. I…

Career Corner: Location, Location, Location
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Career Corner: Location, Location, Location

By Angela Copeland In my lifetime, I’ve never seen a time where we were more divided as a nation. Oddly, the job search has also become geographically divided. It is becoming increasingly common for certain jobs to cluster in large cities within the U.S. You probably noticed it when Amazon picked their new headquarters. The…

Career Corner: Interview Breakup Aftermath
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Career Corner: Interview Breakup Aftermath

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had a great job interview go south? If you were the job seeker, perhaps you weren’t picked right at the very end — after a lengthy interview process. Or, if you were the hiring manager, a candidate that you gave a great offer to turned you down.  These things…

Laughter Is the Best Medicine, Or Is It?
Opinion

Laughter Is the Best Medicine, Or Is It?

‘A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones’ By Terry Miller I was surprised to read recently in the Psychological Bulletin a rather unexpected research result of an overvalued research project on humor and its effects on one’s health. “There is evidence of stress-moderating effects of humor on…

Building Inclusively With Taiwan on Board
Opinion

Building Inclusively With Taiwan on Board

Dr. Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs This July, President Tsai Ing-wen of the Republic of China (Taiwan) transited through New York, an icon of diversity and freedom and home to the United Nations, as a preload to her state visit to Taiwan’s diplomatic allies in the Caribbean. While meeting with the Permanent…

Career Corner: Labor Day Decisions
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Career Corner: Labor Day Decisions

By Angela Copeland Labor Day is a holiday that honors the American labor movement. It celebrates the development, productivity, and prosperity of the United States. And, it marks the unofficial end of summer. If you’re like most Americans, Labor Day is spent with loved ones and tasty food. But, the end of summer means one…

Censorship Leaves Us In the Dark. Keep the Light On – Please
Opinion

Censorship Leaves Us In the Dark. Keep the Light On – Please

Freedom to read celebration Sept. 22-28 By Terry Miller This past week a story caught my attention and therefore spawned this article. A Catholic school in Nashville, Tenn. decided to remove the Harry Potter series of books from the school library’s shelves. “These books present magic as both good and evil, which is not true,”…

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