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Thanks and Giving

Written by: Liza Weidle, Curtis Media Group Director of Career Development Whenever I am tempted throw a pity party for myself, I stop and look for a way I can help someone else. It doesn’t have to be something big. Small acts of kindness such as opening a door for a stranger who is juggling too many things…

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How to Save Your Life; Knowing When It’s OK to Be Rude

Written by: Liza Weidle, Curtis Media Group Director of Career Development It was 5:15 a.m. The sidewalk along that stretch of Cary Parkway was partially lit by street lamps and occasional headlights from cars. I was up for my morning run and thinking through the paces of the day for when I got back home; get the kids…

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How to Be High Touch in a High Tech World

Written by: Liza Weidle, Curtis Media Group Director of Career Development Like snuggling under Grandma’s quilt when you aren’t feeling well, there is comfort in making a connection with another person. It can be as simple as a spontaneous smile on a rainy day or as planned as picking up the phone for a birthday greeting to a…

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Take the Work Out of Networking

Written by: Liza Weidle, Curtis Media Group Director of Career Development Networking will feel less like work if you have a positive attitude and understand that this is one of the best ways to improve the quality of your work through relationships, both inside and outside of your profession. Stanford University’s Carol Dweck studied the mindset and motivation behind…

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Shine in Your Next Job Interview: Part 2

Dress to impress…Yourself! Feel confident in what you are wearing. Be professional, yet find comfort in your choices. If you are uncomfortable, there is an increased possibility interviewers will be able to pick up on that in the interview. Select pieces that keep the focus on you. Pieces that are too busy or colorful fight…

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Education for Career Advancement is Only a Click Away

Looking for a new job that will advance your career can be a very intimidating process. It can feel especially so to those who feel that they lack the desired educational background required for the new job they desire. Factors like current employment responsibilities, home life, and financial obligations can influence a job seeker’s ability…

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