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Category Archives: Life at Work

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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Teaching Job Skills Employers Want With Digital Education

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has launched a new digital education initiative. The program officially titled “Technology Applications for Professional Success” is funded by Title III grants to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The project started off in a rather unique way … Read More…

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No Pay Raise; What Else Could You Ask For?

Let’s face it, many of us see our annual pay raise as a way to feel value at work. It reaffirms our importance to the company and it is something employees look forward to – even more than they do the company picnic … Read More…

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3 Ways to be Excellent at Work

Do good work. Regardless of what type of work you do, to be accountable and to be excellent at work, you must do good work. Keep in mind that your work is why they hired you.  Whether you work for yourself or you … Read More…

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25 Twitter Pages Diverse Students Should Follow

When the Twitter social media platform began a few years ago, people couldn’t imagine how relevant 140 characters could be.  Many thought it wouldn’t last. Well it has.   Twitter has grown to be a favorite for millions sharing and communicating about every possible … Read More…

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3 Career Myths that Stall Careers

Overheard a conversation in a grocery store recently that made me think about how career myths can stall careers.  One woman was explaining why she was destined to be stuck in her bad job forever, because it was a “safe” place to be.   I … Read More…

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