EVERY Day is Patriot Day

EVERY Day is Patriot Day

September 11th is now commemorated as Patriot Day here in the US, and it’s a reflective time for us to remember the lives lost in 2001, the brave men and women who served in rescue efforts, and the impact that day continues to have on our entire country. While the day itself is a commemoration of an important event, it’s…

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Successful Interviews, from A Distance!

Did telework become part of your life over the last couple of years? While working from home 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 complicated when working remotely. For those who are currently unemployed and in the application and interview process though,…

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Expectation Vs. Reality: When Your Job Search Isn’t What You Expected

So, you’re ready to launch your career (or re-launch it if you’re stuck in a less-than-desirable position) but it isn’t going the way you hoped? We get it. You expect to send out your perfectly crafted resume, and within a week, have employers lining up to offer you a position, right? Unfortunately that’s not the way it goes, especially in…

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Is Growing The Business Part of Your Job? It Should Be! 

So, you’ve got the call, you went through the interview, and now you’ve made it through the first few weeks on your new job?  If you’re like many new employees, you want to find ways to impress your new boss, and not only keep your current position, but hopefully move “up the ladder” over time.  One of the best ways…

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Happy Halloween for EVERYbody: Three Ways to Make Halloween More Inclusive This Season

Halloween is just a couple of weeks away. Kids (and adults) are picking out the perfect costume and preparing for lots of fun, and PLENTY of candy. While some families will still be participating in traditional trick-or-treating in nearby neighborhoods, other families here in Polk County might not yet feel comfortable going out in droves to take part. What’s more,…

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Back to the Daily Grind: Helping Your Pets Transition When You Head Into the Office

With much of the workforce returning to in-office hours, pet owners everywhere are facing a universal problem: what should they do to help their pet adjust to no longer having them at home all day? Many pets have gotten accustomed to having their owner(s) at home 24/7 over the last year and a half, especially those who were bought/adopted during…

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Simple Tricks to Get Moving This Summer: Staying Healthy with A Busy Schedule

We’ve all been stuck in the rut of knowing we need exercise and feeling the “blahs” that come when we don’t move our bodies, but staring down a full calendar and busy work days with NO time for a gym membership or home workout. These ruts aren’t easily broken, especially in a year where getting back into the swing of…

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Self Care Is More Than Healthy Living

Health is a hot topic in today’s society thanks to COVID 19. Even before the pandemic, weight loss regimens, exercise programs, and health foods were a lucrative market for those who sought to help people take health to the highest level. However, many of the offerings for “bettering one’s self” focus on the physical body, and leave out the emotional…

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Putting Your Best Face Forward: Mask-Wearing Tips As You Head into The Office

With many places returning to a semi-normal state in regards to operating hours and available services, employees are slowly getting back to work, but that doesn’t mean life looks the same as it did before COVID came along. Distancing and excessive hand washing aren’t the only new policies around most offices, as masks have become the hottest (literally!) fashion trend…

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Fall and Feeling Your Best: How to Prepare for The Coming Cold and Flu Season Amidst COVID-19

As we prepare to head into Fall, parents are usually preparing themselves for the horde of colds and sickness that will come into their home from their school-aged kids. School (or daycare) is associated with sickness, which would leave many people who don’t have kids in school feeling pretty safe about their health this season. The workplace too can be risky when it…

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