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Career Corner: Work-Life Balancing Act

By Angela Copeland Maintaining a healthy work-life balance has always been important. In the past, finding balance was easier. It was obvious when you left your work world and entered your home. It was clear when you weren't balancing your time well. For the most part,...

COVID is Changing the Economy and Personal Online Behavior

Photo by Kai Pilger on Unsplash Since the 2020 COVID pandemic burst on the scene, people all over the world have had to change their daily routines. For most, it meant more time online, working, playing, reading, and...

Making Financial Adjustments in An Unusual Holiday Season

By Jean D. Koehler As we continue to manage life under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, you might find that you need to re-think some of your holiday plans. Family gatherings, office parties, gift giving, and other aspects of the season may require a...

Does the Green Lock Still Ensure Your Data is Safe?

The green lock icon used to be a sign of security, but recent reports show that many hackers are now using free security certificate services to add this little icon to fake sites, allowing them to take advantage of users. According to...

Career Corner: Your WFH Performance Evaluation

By Angela Copeland This has been a crazy year. What we thought would be two weeks of working from home has turned into an entire year of Zoom meetings with no end in sight. Many companies are now rounding the corner to performance evaluations. If...

Studio Movie Grill Files for Chapter 11

Studio Movie Grill (SMG), the dine-in movie theater chain with a location in Monrovia, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection at the end of October. The Dallas-based company filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas....

Trader Joe’s Shares Information on COVID-19 Positive Cases

Monrovia-based Trader Joe’s announced Thursday that over the past eight months, 1,250 of its 53,000 employees have tested positive for COVID-19.There have also been two crew member deaths in which COVID-19 was suspected to be a contributing factor. The grocery chain reports a...

Talk About the Business of Measuring Biology

By Brenda J. Trainor We live in an exciting time, when whole new fields of science are being defined. Bioinformatics is one of those terms that sounds like you should know what it means, but do you really? 

Career Corner: Commuting to a Zoom Meeting

By Angela Copeland Has your work changed as a result of the pandemic? If you have a corporate desk job, the answer may very well be no. While where you do your work has changed, the nature of your work has not. You are still...

Career Corner: This Job Interview is Downright Chilling!

By Angela Copeland Happy Halloween! In celebration, I want to share one of my own frightening job interview stories. Years ago, I interviewed for a job in Pittsburgh. I flew in late at night, with the interview scheduled first thing the next morning. As I unpacked,...
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