Opinion

Career Corner: Purple Unicorns Don’t Exist
Columns

Career Corner: Purple Unicorns Don’t Exist

By Angela Copeland Dear Hiring Manager, You’re amazing. You’re the gatekeeper to new jobs, and the person who will later help us to get a promotion that will help our careers. But, we have to talk. The last eighteen years have been great. Unemployment was high. You’ve been able to be picky. You could create…

Crystal Clear Cruising
Opinion

Crystal Clear Cruising

By Jesse A. Cisneros Crystal Cruises, an American luxury cruise line, holds a sweet spot in my travel industry career as it is the first and only cruise company I’ve worked for and sailed on. I believe I was only 20 years old then and the world of travel was new to me. Still in…

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company

Are you looking for the sweetest, cutest twosome ever? Look no further than our brother/sister duo, Parker and Charlotte, who are about one year old. They were first adopted several months ago, but were recently returned to Lifeline for Pets due to on-going travel plans of the owner. They are almost identical tabbies, with snow…

Job Offers Are Like Buses
Columns

Job Offers Are Like Buses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school in California, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. I would go to job fairs and networking events as if…

Career Corner: The Illegal Question in the Room
Columns

Career Corner: The Illegal Question in the Room

By Angela Copeland The title of this column is a reference to the big elephant in the room. It’s that thing that everybody knows, but nobody is talking about. I’d like to talk about it a little today: illegal job interview questions. Did you know that in 2018, people are still being asked illegal questions…

10 Things You Might Not Know About Diabetes
Opinion

10 Things You Might Not Know About Diabetes

By Dr. Tamika Henry, MB, MBA If you are struggling with diabetes, or know someone who is, you probably know all about finger pricking, insulin shots, and blood sugar levels. But did you know, about one third of all people with diabetes actually aren’t aware that they have it? It’s true. A good chunk of…

Career Corner: The Time to Find a New Job is Now
Columns

Career Corner: The Time to Find a New Job is Now

By Angela Copeland For years, the job market has been tight. I’ve spoken to many job seekers who are suffering through work each day. They aren’t sure what their alternatives are, and they’re not prepared to be unemployed for any length of time. If you can relate, there’s good news for you. All signs indicate…

Career Corner: Why Your Company Reviews Matter
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Career Corner: Why Your Company Reviews Matter

By  Angela Copeland Every once in a while, I’m talking to a job seeker when something happens that I’m not expecting. It’s especially surprising with the job seeker doesn’t currently have a job and is unemployed. I’ll say, “What about this company? They’re hiring! This looks like a great job opportunity.” Without missing a beat,…

The Risky Business of Job Searching
Columns

The Risky Business of Job Searching

By Angela Copeland I recently heard a stand-up comedian make a joke about dating. They compared the experiences that men have versus women when they go on a Tinder date. They joked that when a man gets ready for a blind date, his biggest worry is that it will be boring. He will have wasted…

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