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Plant-Based Meat: Fad or the Future?

Sammy Rich on Oct 21, 2019 11:05:03 AM

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I have been a vegetarian for seven years now. And no, I don’t miss bacon. Or burgers. Or chicken. In that time, however, I have kept a keen eye on the rise in popularity of meat alternatives.

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Gainful Employment Series: Growth Mindset and Professional Development

Sammy Rich on Oct 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM

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Feeling stuck in a rut and don’t know how to get out? Consider changing your mindset.

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The Flavorful History of Pumpkin Spice

Brenna Hassing on Oct 7, 2019 8:45:00 AM

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Regardless of whether you’re a Pumpkin Spice Latte fan or not, most people will agree that the blend of spices in pumpkin spice products evoke fall, colder weather, and the upcoming holiday season. And it seems to be a seasonal favorite-- Starbucks has sold 200 million PSLs within the first decade since its launch in 2003 (McGrath). What many may not know is the often turbulent history of the spices and even the pumpkins themselves that make up the menagerie of pumpkin spice products.

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Why You Should Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

Sammy Rich on Sep 23, 2019 9:45:00 AM

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No matter who you are from the seasoned athlete, to someone who shudders at the thought of stepping on a treadmill anyone can bust a move and have fun doing so. More than its fun factor, though, dancing has some special benefits that you might not have given much thought to.

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Gainful Employment Series: Burnout, and How to Avoid it

Jennifer Ibeabuchi on Sep 16, 2019 11:32:23 AM

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Do you struggle with workplace stress and anxiety? Feel like you hate your job? You just might be experiencing workplace burnout.

Elizabeth Scott, MS, defines burnout as, “...a reaction to prolonged or chronic job stress and is characterized by three main dimensions: exhaustion, cynicism (less identification with the job), and feelings of reduced professional ability”.

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Be The Office Hero

Scott Stephens on Sep 9, 2019 9:30:00 AM

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We’ve all been there before, trying to format a graph in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or getting a picture to fit right on a Word document. You may feel frustrated and confused-- but then, someone else in the office rushes over, makes a few clicks, and like magic, the program is doing what you want it to. As they head back to their desk, you admire them for their adapt skills. They are… the Office Hero.

Individuals that have the know-how to stay organized and make things happen are a sought-after commodity. Strong computer skills in the workforce have gone from a nice-to-have to an essential part of the workplace.

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Interesting Facts About the Irish Language

Sammy Rich on Aug 28, 2019 1:39:27 PM

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Ba chóir duit Gaeilge a fhoghlaim! If Google Translate is anything to be trusted, that translates to, “You should learn Irish!”

Just like the country it originates from, the Irish language is fascinating and unique. Here are just a couple of interesting facts about Irish you might not know:

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'CEWT' Tips for the New School Year

Brenna Hassing on Aug 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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Ready for a new school year? Dreading the first day of class? The great news is that there are many resources for students on and off campus to help make your semester less stressful and more successful. We put together some ISU resources for you to check out!

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Gainful Employment Series: Language Skills & Employability

Sammy Rich on Aug 12, 2019 9:10:00 AM

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Ask any career professional and they will tell you that the key to getting employed is a good resume.

Along with a good career history, highlighting your best skills can increase your chances of catching the interest of a hiring agent. Having an impressive skill set can be the difference between not hearing back from an employer and being asked to come in for an interview.

So why not consider adding another skill to your resume, such as a foreign language?
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Why CEWT? Hear from us!

Sammy Rich on Jul 29, 2019 1:22:51 PM

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Save the date: Continuing Education/Workforce Training (CEWT)’s 2019 Fall catalog is almost here!

Registration online opens August 5, and be sure to keep a close eye on your mailboxes. Catalogs will start being mailed out August 9.
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