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Career Boost | 09.15.21

How do I get recognized at work without upsetting others?

- By Jamie Keller, SCLA Writer Getting recognized at work can be tricky. Everyone wants to be valued for the work that they do and feeling as though you’re being overlooked or unappreciated is a frustrating experience. However, many people are...

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Career Boost | 07.14.21

How do I make myself invaluable to my team?

- By Mike Welch, SCLA Staff No matter what position you hold, you’ll need to work as part of a larger team throughout your career, and your professional accomplishments will largely be defined by your ability to contribute to the rest of the...

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Career Boost | 07.01.21

How can I reign myself in when I can't stick to a budget?

- By Mike Welch, SCLA Writer Creating a personal budget can be a helpful way to keep track of your finances and spending. Sticking to that budget, however, is far from easy. Many people struggle to control their spending habits, even knowing...

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Career Boost | 06.15.21

What are the basics of how a legal contract is structured?

- By Mike Welch, SCLA Writer Legal contracts play an important role in the business world. Contracts establish an agreement between two parties, and they’re designed to ensure that the expectations in that agreement are met. For this reason,...

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Career Boost | 06.01.21

What are the hidden costs of buying a home?

- By Mike Welch, SCLA Writer Becoming a homeowner is a big step, and an expensive one. Most people are probably aware of the biggest costs of buying a home, such as mortgages and down payments, but the expenses don’t stop there. A variety of...

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Career Boost | 05.26.21

Is graduate school worth it over other ways to build skills?

- SCLA Staff Writers Over the last 20 years, the number of Americans with master’s degrees has doubled. According to a 2019 study, 13.1% of adults in the U.S. have an advanced degree, and that number is continuing to increase. For many people,...

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Career Boost | 05.21.21

How can I use internal motivation to beat boredom?

- By Mike Welch, SCLA Writer Boredom is essentially a universal experience, and research has shown that 30% to 90% of Americans report feeling bored at some point during an average day. Like most things, boredom is okay in moderation, but if...

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Career Boost | 05.19.21

How do I deal with personal grief and not feel guilty about

- By Mike Welch, SCLA Staff Dealing with grief is never easy, but it's something everyone will face at some point. According to a recent study, 57% of Americans experienced a major loss in the last three years alone, which means that some of...

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Career Boost | 05.14.21

How can I build a healthy work relationship with my boss?

- By Mike Welch, SCLA Writer Good relationships between a boss and employees are crucial for any company’s success. Bosses want motivated, hardworking employees, who in turn want a manager that’s fair, encouraging, and even inspiring....

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Career Boost | 05.12.21

Is it better for my budget and tax situation to buy or rent

- SCLA Staff Writers Deciding whether to buy or rent is one of the biggest dilemmas people face when looking for housing. The U.S. homeownership rate in 2020 was 65.8%, meaning millions of Americans still opt to rent. Although both options...

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