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Career Advice for the Next Decade

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In this ever-changing and globalized world, today's professionals have to take into account several key considerations in managing their career for the next decade:

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Topics: Career Advice

Social Services and the Police: What's Best for the Community?

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM

With protests happening across the globe in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, it's clear that change is much-needed at the systemic level. One of the changes is supplementing Police with Social Services in order to effect positive changes in communities. This is one step that incites real change for communities and those who have been personally affected by institutionalized racism and oppression.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Improving Your Child's Motor Skills One Step at a Time

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 31, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Normally schools and daycares play a major part in developing the motor skills of very young children by engaging them in various physical activities. However, with the advent of the worldwide pandemic, many schools ended the school year early and day care options have been sporadic due to mandated shutdowns. Fortunately, there are many simple things parents can do at home to ensure their child is receiving the right amount of playtime to participate in physical activity, develop fine motor skills, and have fun at the same time.

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Topics: Healthcare

Mentorship is Key To Advance Your Career Goals

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM

While you may have taken a variety of classes in high school or college, most probably didn't focus on dedicated career advice. It can be a challenging experience for a new graduate to navigate the workplace and try to learn everything at the same time. Here is one important strategy that will get you on the right path towards your career goals:

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Topics: Career Advice

Support for End of Shutdown Anxiety

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 27, 2020 1:56:51 PM

Many people assumed that once our society began to open up again that everything and everyone would quickly return to normal. After staying huddled at home for months, longing for the days when they were once able to freely move about society, some people have found their anxiety about the virus didn't necessarily go away, and in fact may have actually increased after re-discovering their freedom.

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Topics: Mental Health

Speech and Language Therapy for Virus Patients

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 24, 2020 12:52:08 PM

Hospitals are overwhelmed and facing many challenges due to the novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. One of the problems hospitals are facing in their battle against COVID-19 is difficulty communicating with patients, especially those who are intubated, or on a ventilator. This is where Speech Pathologists come in. Here are two of the strategies Speech Pathologists are using to help COVID-19 patients communicate.

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Topics: Healthcare

Productivity Apps for 2020: Essential Tools for Team Collaboration

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 22, 2020 1:16:27 PM

Not so long ago, a good manager communicated with her team members the old fashioned way—by talking to them face-to-face. In offices and in conference rooms, she would ask them about their current projects, find out if they needed assistance with any tasks, and update them about changes affecting their work. But in 2020, many leaders are meeting a new challenge—managing their teams remotely.

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Topics: Productivity

A New Way to Travel with Your Autistic Child

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Planning a vacation is hard work. Planning a vacation for a family with an autistic child is a monumental task. Traveling with children is a hassle. For a family dealing with autism, going to the mall can be a major excursion.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Public vs. Private Speech Therapy - Which is Better for You?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM

According to a research done by the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly 1 out of 12 children in the US aged between 3 and 7 has experienced a voice, speech, language or swallowing disorder in the last 12 months. This clearly shows that speech disorder is a common phenomenon among our children.

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Topics: Healthcare

Performance Management: Essential for Organizations and Employees

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Managing employee performance plays an essential role in any organization. A performance management process is often used in various decision-making, whether related to employees or to the organization's strategic direction. Performance reviews play a role in managing resources, training and career development, compensation and promotions, and the organization's human resources strategy.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Performance Management

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