Briefcase Checklist…Pandemic Style!

Briefcase Checklist…Pandemic Style!

With COVID-19 upending many of our normal practices in life and changing the way we do work, school, and even grocery shopping, it’s no wonder that people are questioning what interviews will look like now that business are reopening and are already to hire again. We thought it would be fun to think about what an in-person interview might look like following the…

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Awareness in the Work Place: Cultivating Diversity in Business

Recent events have tested many business owners with the COVID shutdowns making many of them close for days or weeks at a time. Lost income, lost employees, and loss of security are just a few of the blows these business owners took. With recent events in our country also shaping an environment that is difficult for business owners of all…

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Digital Interviews, Professionalism, and Getting Hired During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed just about every aspect of society it seems, and the working world is acutely aware of this, as many employees have been appointed to working from home for the foreseeable future. While telework has many benefits (no commute, access to your home’s amenities during the day, and comfort), there are also aspects of your workday that can be…

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Not Today COVID: Kick Your Habit, Save Your Health

Smoking is a hot topic (no pun intended) lately with lung health and the threat of COVID-19 looming. It has become the focus of many conversations regarding how sickness can (and does) affect those who smoke, and in the workplace, employers and staff alike are discussing how a business should handle employees who have this habit. Currently, when it comes…

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Hand-washing 101: Protecting Yourself and Others from Coronavirus

At this point, we’re all aware of the recent outbreak of, what the medical community has dubbed, “Coronavirus” or COVID-19 and unfortunately it’s causing mass panic for people around the world. While we understand that there is a reason to be cautious due to the high level of contagiousness and danger to those who are older or who have weakened…

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Springtime Wellness: 5 Tips for Staying Healthy at Work

As we are nearing the end of February and gearing up for March, spring is on the minds of many, and for good reason! It’s time to welcome the warmer weather, sunshine, and feeling of being just this close to Spring Break and whatever it brings for you, whether that’s traveling or spending a few days of down time closer to home…

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Be My Valentine: Top 3 (Non-Romantic) Valentine Gifts for Your CoWorker

Valentine’s Day is just one more day away, and while many people celebrate this day for its representation of romantic love, it has also become a day to celebrate love of ALL kinds, including that of friendship. While not everyone considers their coworkers “friends”, it’s safe to say that the majority of employees look at (at least) one or two…

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In-House Networking: How You Can Expand Your Career Opportunities in the Workplace

Being new is never easy, whether it’s stepping into a new classroom full of kids at school, or stepping into a new office full of coworkers as an adult.  It’s hard to “insert” yourself into the various cliques or groups that are already established in any given place, and often, it seems easier just to quietly keep to yourself during…

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Making “Time” for New Year’s Resolutions: Breaking the Bad Habit of Tardiness in The Workplace in 2020

A lesson many of us are taught early in life is that being late is not acceptable. Whether it be receiving an admonishing note from an elementary teacher for being late to school, or a negative comment from a college friend after being tardy for a coffee date, running late isn’t smiled upon. However, being late in these situations would…

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Decking the Halls (or Your Cubicle) This Holiday Season

With Christmas following so closely on the heels of Thanksgiving this year, many people are already diving into the holiday spirit early, and part of celebrating this time of year is decorating your space! From putting up the family Christmas tree, to blowing out your entire home (or your apartment patio) with lights, surrounding yourself with sights of the season…

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