Gainful Employment Series: Making the First Step Easier

Jason A. Batalden on Nov 18, 2019 10:16:00 AM

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"The first step is always the hardest.” The origin of this English phrase is believed to have been uttered by the 3rd century martyr, St. Denis, who was decapitated. As legend has it, following his decapitation, St Denis picked up his head and proceeded to carry it for a distance. For what purpose and for how far he and his detached head traveled, no one seems to know; however, if St. Denis did in fact utter this phrase, then he meant it quite literally.

Though not quite as serious as martyrdom, writing a resume can almost feel just as difficult.

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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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Gainful Employment Series: Burnout, and How to Avoid it

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

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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Top 5 Business Leadership Skills to Grow Your Business

Jennifer Ibeabuchi on Jun 17, 2019 10:45:00 AM

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Being a business leader means more than just being the mastermind of a great idea with a fancy job title and a corner office. An ideal business leader portrays a deep understanding of the organization, its operating processes, and requires high levels of self-insight.

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The Many Different EMT Careers

Just like we associate apples to teachers and red fire trucks to firemen, we pair the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) to the ambulance. And while EMTs can certainly be found anywhere an ambulance is, these workers can be found in many other settings as well. For those of you who are looking to become an EMT or those who are interested in the types of careers where they can be found, read on!

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The Benefits of Starting Your Career Early

Stephanie Bachman on Jul 3, 2017 9:43:00 AM

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My husband learned to drive a tractor when he was 14 years old. He possessed 1500 acres of farmground alongside his dad and brother by the time he was 24. Now, at 26, he possesses 2500 acres due to entreprenual skills and work ethic.

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5 Careers Related to Drone Piloting

Annile Anderson on Jun 16, 2017 10:38:00 AM

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Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are quickly becoming popularized today, and for good reason. There is so much that can be done with them. Many drones are like video recorders attached to remote controlled planes. The concept sounds like a glorified toy, but it is used for many serious things like the military and security surveillance. There are other significant uses for drones as well.

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3 Keys to Effective Training

Scott Stephens on Jan 27, 2017 12:00:00 PM

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Imagine going in for a visit with an eye doctor, who before he performed any tests or assessments, handed you a pair of glasses and said, “Here, this is what you need.”

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Why Everyone Needs a Job Working in Customer Service

Andrew Browning on Mar 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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We all interact with the customer service industry on a weekly if not daily basis, but not all of us know what it’s like to be on the other side of the counter.  And while customer service jobs may not be the final stop on your career path, there are many great skills that can be learned from working in customer service that are applicable to a vast array of other jobs.

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