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“Thank You” Letters To Help You Celebrate This Season Of Gratitude

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

It’s Thanksgiving week, and giving thanks is a topic on the minds of many as we get into the rest of the holiday season. Gratitude is a powerful stuff—being in touch with what we’re thankful for can greatly benefit our personal and professional life. This is also a great time of year to think about the people we’re thankful for. Regardless of where you’re at in your career journey, chances are there are a few individuals that stick out in your mind.

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Daylight Savings Ends November 4th—What To Know

Friday, November 2, 2018
daylight savings

Like it or not, daylight saving time ends on Sunday, November 4th. Remember to set your clocks back and double-check times if you have to be somewhere that Sunday. While that “extra” hour of sleep sounds nice, many people have a hard time adjusting to the fact that it gets dark so early—those changes in light can take a toll on our mental and physical health

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What Recruiters Won’t Tell You

Friday, October 5, 2018
Recruiters

When you’re out there looking for a job, a recruiter can be a valuable tool in connecting you to the right position at a company where you’ll be a great fit. Sometimes they can seem intimidating, but their goal is to make a good match in which both parties will benefit.  Because they generally work with potential hires all the way through the initial screening to interview to on-boarding, and they have some valuable secrets they can’t (but would love to) share with you.

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Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Sickle Cell

Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders. People that suffer with sickle cell disease have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells. In the United States, most people who have sickle cell disease are of African ancestry, but the condition is also common in people with a Hispanic and Mediterranean background. Because the disease runs in families, couples planning to have children can have genetic testing. 

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Dr. Stephanie Pough - Assistant Professor, Allied Health

How To Get Through That Afternoon Slump

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Afternoon Slump

For many of us, beating that 3 pm slump entirely just isn’t going to happen—and that’s okay. The fact that you start yawning in the afternoon and find it hard to soldier on with your work or school day doesn’t make you a failure, just normal.  Planning ahead for it can actually help you maximize your productivity during that time and regain a handle on your day so you don’t get off track.

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Why employers think it’s healthier to have a social media presence

Friday, July 27, 2018
Social Media

Did you know that employers believe that a potential candidate is better well-rounded when they have a social media presence? That’s right! If an employer knows that you are engaging in online activity, they see that you are capable of expressing yourself and sharing your views.  Employers believe this is an expression of good personal health.

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Having a Social Media Presence?

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