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Stop Saying "Too Busy" Before It Derails Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Everyone is busy. If you have a job and you aren't busy, you're in danger of losing your job.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

"Black Panther," Self-Esteem, Abundance, and Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"Black Panther" is a superhero movie unlike any other, largely because the superhero is one of the most notable black super heroes that has gained such mass appeal. Think about it. How many superheroes are you familiar with? Superman? Batman? Spiderman? Iron Man? Captain America? Daredevil? Thor? Most people have heard of these superheroes and enjoyed at least some of their movies.

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Topics: Mental Health

Bangladesh Women Receive Occupational Therapy for Scarf Injuries

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Bangladeshi and Indian women wear beautiful scarves as part of their traditional dress. This attire is uniformly worn by these women because of its deep cultural associations. These lovely scarves, however, can present a hidden danger.

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Topics: Healthcare

Staying Fresh and Current on LinkedIn

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

LinkedIn can be a great job search tool. In fact, the professional social network is far more than just your online resume. Dynamic job and candidate search options mean that if you get your profile just right so that industry experts, potential networkers, and recruiters in your field of choice will find you.

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Topics: Career Advice, LinkedIn Resources

Autism Awareness Month - How Apple Has Empowered the Voiceless

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 16, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. With a growing incidence in the country, The Autism Society was founded in 1965 and in the early 1970s began a nationwide campaign to raise awareness. Nearly 50 years later, April is still celebrated as a time to raise awareness around the differences of those on the spectrum, supporting people and educating the public on this disorder.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Top 3 Management Lessons Learned From Bad Bosses

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 11, 2018 8:00:00 AM

During coffee-breaks or business meetings it's not unusual for co-workers to pass along anecdotal stories about terrible bosses with equally miserable management tactics. These types of stories usually serve as a warning for how not to act as a manager, but rather take a different approach and consider three valuable lessons that can be used to shape better supervisory practices.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Social Work on Wheels: Providing Showers to the Homeless

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 9, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Taking a shower is a ritual most people do daily. Most homeless people, however, don't have this privilege. Most don't have access to water resources to keep clean. One woman decided to help this population in San Francisco receive showers. Lava Mae, a nonprofit organization, delivers free showers to help homeless people through mobile bathroom units. The non-profit is trying to expand access for homeless people to receive showers during 2018.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

New Speech Therapy Clinic Helps Patients Raise Voice Pitch

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Jordan Gabbitas is transitioning from male to female. The 28-year-old transgender woman started taking hormonal therapy in October 2016 to prepare for her transition. She began wearing stylish, feminine clothing and makeup publicly. Although she appears feminine, Gabbitas wanted her tonal pitch to match her outer appearance.

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Topics: Healthcare

Helping Those On the Job to Perceive You the Way You See Yourself

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 4, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Most people have specific qualities they think they demonstrate on the job. Maybe you are hoping to appear dedicated, approachable, or confident. Unfortunately, the way you view yourself and the way others at work view you might be two different things.

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Topics: Career Advice

Careers in Social Work: Myths Vs. Facts

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Few professions encounter as many stereotypes as modern social work. Unfortunately, many of these beliefs, besides their overwhelming inaccuracy, may also inspire doubt in individuals considering pursuing this as a career. Below, we'll explore some of the more common myths and show how rewarding a career it actually is.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

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