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Career Corner: Salary Laws – Are They Helping?
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Career Corner: Salary Laws – Are They Helping?

By Angela Copeland I hope you’ve heard the exciting news! Many states and some cities have updated their hiring laws. In many places, employers can no longer ask your current salary. And, in some, the laws are even more specific. In California, if a candidate asks for the salary range for a job, the company…

Lifeline for Pets: Molly is Still Waiting
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Lifeline for Pets: Molly is Still Waiting

This 2-year-old orange tabby girl is active, curious, and playful. She is happy and very friendly, especially if she is allowed to rule the roost, or maybe run her own country. She is lovey-dovey on her terms, and welcomes head and neck scratches. She’s been waiting a long time, so let’s get this deserving girl…

Career Corner: Culture Fit – The Lie We’re Telling Ourselves
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Career Corner: Culture Fit – The Lie We’re Telling Ourselves

By Angela Copeland There’s this thing in the hiring world that’s considered important. It’s called “culture fit.” Often, companies consider it to be one of the most important factors in hiring a candidate. If you aren’t a culture fit, the company won’t hire you. It doesn’t matter how good you are or how much experience…

Career Corner: No Side Work Allowed
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Career Corner: No Side Work Allowed

By Angela Copeland Lately, I’ve seen something new. Or, maybe it’s just resurfacing. Hiring managers are asking job seekers about their hobbies but they’re not asking in the normal friendly way. They’re not simply trying to get to know the job seeker better. No. Now, they’re asking about hobbies because they want to let the…

Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Teeth Whitening
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Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Teeth Whitening

Dear Dr. Canzoneri: I am becoming very self-conscious about my smile. My daughter’s graduation is in a few weeks and I need something done fast. I want to whiten my teeth but am very concerned that it will damage my teeth in some way. I don’t know what to do! – Is Whiter Better? Dear…

Wedding Bliss Without The Fuss: Destination Wedding
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Wedding Bliss Without The Fuss: Destination Wedding

Presented By Palace Resorts By Clarissa Buch As exciting as planning a wedding can be, it often comes with stress, arguments, and a few freak-outs. Are the flowers the perfect hue of pink? Does the cake taste too creamy? Have all your loved ones RSVP’d? Whether you’re a bride-to-be or a maid of honor, there’s a…

Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search
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Career Corner: Parents’ Role in the Job Search

By Angela Copeland I run into many questions surrounding parents. And, I’m not talking about the parents of young children. I’m talking about the parents of full grown adults. Both the parents and the children don’t seem to know where the boundaries are in the job search world. A similar issue was magnified for us…

Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard
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Career Corner: It’s Not the Search That’s Hard

By Angela Copeland If you’re in the middle of a job search, you know: it’s not the searching that’s hard. If you have a loved one who’s looking for a job, you may wonder what has gone wrong in their life. They’re moody and they doubt their abilities. You wonder what’s taking them so long….

Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses
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Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own career mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. Occasionally, one would pop up that would seem almost right. It would…

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