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Thanking Overlooked Essential Workers

Since the stay-at-home orders were imposed with only essential workers continuing with the somewhat modified work, many people have gone out of their way to praise these people. The people they choose to praise are of course the doctors and nurses, the police officers...

Career Corner: Salvaging the Summer

If you're in the middle of your college education, this pandemic could not come at a worse time. You're trying to build up your resume to give you a chance of getting a job after graduation. And, you're going to need one with all...

Mental Health Advice With Stan: 7 Tips to Improve Morale at Your Workplace

It can be difficult improving morale within your company. It can also be challenging to try to please everybody and for everyone to do their job correctly. As a result, here are some suggestions on how to improve morale at your company and work place. ...

Career Corner: Back to Work

By Angela Copeland One of the hot topics around the virtual water cooler is when we're going back to work. Some states are beginning to open up, while others continue to be locked down for what may be months. Recently, this question was posed to...

Mental Health Advice With Stan: Dealing With the Stress of Transferring from High School to College

By Stan Popovich Are you a senior in high school and plan on going to college in the near future? If so, this can cause a great deal of fear of anxiety during this time of transition. As a result, here are six tips on how...

Career Corner: Sticking Together

By Angela Copeland Living through a disaster is hard. Really, this is an understatement. It's more than hard. I grew up in a place where natural disasters are the norm. I grew up in a suburb of Oklahoma City. You would have never heard of it,...

Career Corner: How COVID-19 is Impacting Employee Sentiment

By Angela Copeland We can all agree on one thing. The last month or so has been fairly unexpected, and very stressful. In just a few days, life as we knew it changed. The weather was just beginning to warm up. Spring break was right...

Career Corner: Zoom Meetings and Sweatpants

By Angela Copeland A month ago, work seemed stressful for all the normal reasons. Perhaps your boss had unrealistic expectations. You were making less than you wanted. Your coworkers were annoying. Now, work is stressful for a new set of reasons. You're worried about losing your...

Mental Health Advice With Stan: The Role That Religion & Spirituality Play in Mental Health

By Stan Popovich Religion and spirituality used to be completely separate from the field of mental health, due to many misconceptions about the impact that religion has on mental health. In recent years, views have changed to embrace religion and spirituality, as these beliefs have...

Career Corner: Working from Home

By Angela Copeland Working from home always sounded like a dream. It was this amazing concept that you heard about on TV that people in California did. You always wished you could try for a few days a week. I guess this is what they mean...
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