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Category Archives: First Year on the Job

7 Workplace Disrupters Every Worker Should Know About

If you are a worker or future worker, it doesn’t hurt to get a little bit of understanding about how the folks who are interviewing you, offering you jobs and managing you, are thinking and going to be thinking.  (Graphic source – Bersin, … Read More…

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Get a Handle on Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is real. “Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea”  ~ Doug Hall The Mayo Clinic educates us to some of the silent signals of stress.  From headaches, stomach cramps, overactive sweet tooth, heart palpitations, anxiety … Read More…

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Best Commencement Address Takeaways for 2017 Grads

Though it’s really easy to get excited about graduating college, in can be very hard to find yourself moved by any commencement address. Think about it, you’re anxious about the future, maybe a little sad, have probably been outside for hours, and really … Read More…

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Job Outlook for Class of 2017 Grads

Every year the National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) surveys companies to find out about their plans to hire new college graduates. The Job Outlook for 2017 grad report published last fall, showed that hiring for Class of 2017 grads in the … Read More…

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Unemployment Hitting a Ten-Year Low at 4.4 Percent

It might be safe to say that this is one time in American history where unemployment hitting a ten-year low at 4.4 percent —even just on the surface— doesn’t provide many people with any real sense of relief.  While people are cautiously optimistic, … Read More…

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Is Your Prospective Employer Getting Diversity Right?

In many ways college is a safe space, a place where the burdens of under-representation for African Americans can be slightly offset by the pedagogical drive to innovate and create new knowledge. This is particularly the case at HBCU’s where students have the … Read More…

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