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2019: A New You, a New Smile
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2019: A New You, a New Smile

Dear Dr. K.C.:  I am 55-year-old female and am embarrassed whenever I smile.  I had braces when I was a teenager and don’t want braces as an adult.  My teeth are moving more and more and are chipping on the edges.  I used to have a big smile, but now I only sort of smile…

Career Corner: Keep Your Jargon to Yourself
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Career Corner: Keep Your Jargon to Yourself

By Angela Copeland Have you ever wondered how your website is doing in the SERPs? What about your PPC? Are you getting a good CPA? What about the CPM? Are you tracking all of your KPIs? Was the last sentence obnoxious, or what? There’s a good chance I almost lost you when you saw it….

Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation
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Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation

By Angela Copeland I am so excited! This year – 2019 – is set to be a record year for job searching. If I could knock on the door of every reader to personally deliver this message, I would. This message deserves to be yelled from rooftops everywhere. If you have ever thought of looking…

Career Corner: Let Go of Your Fear and Find Yourself
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Career Corner: Let Go of Your Fear and Find Yourself

By Angela Copeland As we approach the New Year, there’s a lot of talk about setting goals. They may be related to career, family, fitness or other personal pursuits. It’s interesting to think about which goals will be achieved and which will eventually be shelved. Is success always related to the particular goal – or…

Career Corner: Holiday Party Time
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Career Corner: Holiday Party Time

By Angela Copeland It’s party time! Chances are you may have a holiday party coming up for work or with friends that you just can’t avoid. Whatever the occasion, these parties can be draining. This is especially true for those of us who are introverts or who have other commitments. It can feel like there’s…

Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process
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Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had to do extra work in a job interview? One of my most intense interviews ever was at Target. I interviewed there after graduate school for a project management role. The process was unlike one I had ever seen up to then. Target flew me into Minneapolis one evening,…

Career Corner: Why Job Seekers Walk Away
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Career Corner: Why Job Seekers Walk Away

By Angela Copeland If you’re a hiring manager, there’s a good chance you’re finding it harder to hire this year than one year ago. The unemployment rate just fell to the lowest level since 1969, so the competition is fierce for good workers. In fact, it’s taking 82 percent longer to fill open jobs than…

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