Shifting Gears

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With the rapid change of the current job market and the heightened unemployment rate, it is crucial to be adaptable. My background consists of music performance and education, and within the last two years, I developed skills in recruiting, social services, case management, and public training. Many people are required to look for employment outside their previous career paths due to recent events, and there are some things to consider if you are a part of this group.  

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Grocery Shopping

David Spears

I admit that I do not enjoy grocery shopping. I know it’s a necessary chore to avoid the high cost of continually eating out but I’m honest with myself. I find accomplishing that chore easier by simply entering the store, getting what I need, and exiting as soon as possible to get back to doing what I enjoy. I call it grocery getting as opposed to grocery shopping.

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Three Things They Don’t Teach You in School

And What You Can Do about it
Adulthood can’t come soon enough. Although we think we have many years to prepare, when it comes, we realize how unprepared we are. As you start your first job, you may realize all the things your teachers never taught you but are essential for adulthood. To help, I will share three things they don’t teach you in school (i.e., learning how to communicate and negotiate, understanding financial literacy, and health benefits) and what you can do to be proactive and begin to prepare for your future. Continue reading “Three Things They Don’t Teach You in School”