Are You Really Present?

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Photographer Eric Pickersgill has put together a rather thought-provoking photo project where he took pictures of people doing everyday things but removed their “gadgets,” leaving images of people together but staring at their empty hands, as if they still had their smartphone or tablet. The title of the project is called “Removed,” which seems to… Read more »

Feeling Overwhelmed? Chunk it Down!

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Do you ever feel you have so many priorities you don’t even know where to start because everything seems important? We all need help sometimes figuring out what needs to go on top of our to-do list. Doing so makes you feel less stressed because it will help you get things done. Read on for… Read more »

Maintain Positivity While Working Toward a Goal

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When it begins to feel like you’re doing the same thing over and over with no result, it’s understandable that you may lose motivation or want to quit. Add to this the potential stress that can be associated with repeating a task that you are not able to successfully complete, and the challenge of staying… Read more »

The Calm After the Holidays: Volunteering

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The holidays tend to bring out volunteers in droves, providing others with a decent meal and warm clothes during a time when excess intertwines with the concept of gratitude for what we already have. And while helping out during November and December does so much for so many, you may want to continue your volunteer… Read more »

Energize Your Job Search for the New Year

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Ever hear the saying, “The early bird gets the worm.”? Well, that certainly applies to job searches. What may start out as an enthusiastic search for that next position may become sluggish as time goes by without landing a job…. Or you get a job and quickly realize it just isn’t the right fit at… Read more »

Could Cross-Generational Mentoring Benefit Your Employees?

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The 2015 movie The Intern with Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway is about a 70-year-old widower who, after retirement, decides to get back into business by taking an internship at an online fashion company. Along the way we see some of the typical stereotypes of him bringing his briefcase to work complete with fountain… Read more »

Lacking Career Experience? Volunteer.

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Want to boost your resume and get some healthcare experience all while using your talents to help others? Want a one-word answer? Volunteer. If you look within your community, you’ll find numerous opportunities to sharpen your current skills and take on new ones as you engage your passion for your chosen industry Expand your knowledge…. Read more »

What Do People Say About You?

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When you buy something online, how do you decide what to choose? Do you go by price only? Or, like most of us, do you also look at what other purchasers think of the product? If an item on Amazon, for example, gets a number of negative one-star reviews, you’ll probably read the reviews to… Read more »

Tips on Time

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As a job seeker, you should consider time management as one of the most important techniques to help you find a job (and keep it) effectively. Fortunately for those who don’t have the gift of innate time management, various tools exist that can help. Don’t ignore the basics. You can have all the latest apps… Read more »