Looking for a job can be an emotional roller coaster. Whether it’s your first experience or you’ve been in the work force a long time, there are lots of feelings —positive and negative—that can come up. At some points you might feel hopeful and elated, and others you might feel scared or insecure or defeated. So how do you navigate these emotions?
If you’ve found yourself in a productivity slump related to excessive social media check-ins and “doomscrolling” throughout the covid-19 pandemic, you’ve likely noticed how this can impact your mental health and productivity. When it comes to going on a “digital diet” to get into a more balanced place with social media consumption, it’s important to consider your unique pattern and come up with a plan for decreasing the amount of time you spend on social media.
One student once said, “if you have Prof. Torres in a morning class, you won’t need coffee. He will keep you awake.” His enthusiasm and high energy are two of his most notable characteristics. He always encourages students to do their best and face all challenges with optimism, passion, and enthusiasm. Prof. Torres is a natural mentor, and he is always involved in projects that help our students. His Puertorican background helps him connect well with minority students, especially Hispanics.
With so many schools and companies moving their recruiting events online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, there are some considerations to keep in mind when strategizing how to ensure that you stand out and get the most out of the event. Yes, they can be intimidating, but there are some definite plusses.
During Hispanic Heritage Month we feature the voices of members of the CW family. Today, we present a conversation we had with Monica Alvarracin, who is currently majoring in Health Information Management. Monica immigrated from Ecuador when she was 16 years old. Learning a new language and embracing a new culture was not an easy road for her. Among all the challenges she faced, she was laser focused on her strategy to succeed in life - Obtaining a college degree.
You’ve likely been told at some point that you should get out of your comfort zone. This could relate to your personal life, your professional life, or even to how you view yourself and others. Especially during challenging times, it’s natural to want to stick to the familiar, with the predictable. However, in the long run, this can hold us back or cause us to miss out on wonderful experiences.