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Workplace Skills: Strategic Planning

When Steve Jobs was reinstated as the CEO of Apple after being ousted 12 years earlier, the company was in dire straits. By some accounts, it was just weeks from bankruptcy, but Jobs managed to turn it into the most valuable company in the world....

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Workplace Skills: Staying on Task

We live in the age of distractions, where advertisements, apps, and notifications are constantly clamoring for our attention. According to research from Udemy, smartphones alone are costing Millennial and Gen Z employees at least two hours in...

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Investment Advisor

Interview by Kyra Flyer “Expect to constantly be aware of what’s going on in the world and to always be conscious of what your clients are doing and planning. A lot of my clients were also friends and being able to separate those positions in my...

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Psychologist, Industrial/Organizational

Interview by Nicole Lopez "One must have a lot of autonomy, and be responsible because there is no one micromanaging you. Personality traits that would work would be someone who is organized and motivated because you are pretty much working...

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Wellness: Green Living

According to information from the Sierra Club, the average American consumes as many natural resources as 35 Indians or 53 Chinese. It’s an alarming statistic, and it illustrates that – as much attention as we’re starting to pay to sustainability...

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Technology, CEO Software Engineering Business

Interview by Kiki Bonetta-Mistelli “My first boss used to say that in our field, 90% of the work can be done in 50% of the time, and the remaining 10% takes the remaining 50% of the time! The reason the “remaining” 10% takes a long time is...

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Lawyer, Employment and Contracts

Interview by Kenzie Webb “I love my job, it's super busy all day long. Because my work is reactionary, I don’t know what I’m going to work on until I get to work. It was VERY hard raising kids and being a full-time lawyer. I worked part-time for...

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Physician, Radiologist

Interview by Kyra Flyer "Radiology requires a lot of hands-on and direct work with patients and medical staff. Communication and problem-solving can be just as important as the technical aspects of the job. Because the job directly affects the...

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Controller

Interview by Madison Kemp “Accounting can be a fulfilling career. It can challenge you to think through a problem, allow you to interact with people in different areas of the company, and feel a part of the team by providing valuable information...

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Banking, Personal Banker / Teller

Interview by Cecilia Cosby “I open new accounts, do personal loans, and home equity loans. I kind of just help with just about everything with customers and the bank. I tend to do a lot of customer service. I love working with money, math, and...

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