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9 Alarming Facts About What the Pandemic Is Doing to Women in the Workplace

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Let’s face it, progress for women in the workplace was moving at a snail’s pace even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now all those gains are at risk of being quickly undone and worse. For the past six years, Lean …

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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

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I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

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A Day in the Life: ’12 OT Graduate Molly Barrett Advises Current Students on Choosing a Major

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As important as preparation and research are when preparing for finals or working on a class project, research is just as or even more important when choosing a program of study.

2010 Exercise and Sport Science and 2012 graduate of …

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Keeping Social Media Professional: How to Make Sure Your Online Presence Doesn’t Scare Away Future Employers

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You can tell a lot about a person by looking at their social media pages. If you have carefully curated social media, your accounts can work in your favor to spark interest and add to your resume. However, if you …

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A Day in the Life: ’10 St. Kate’s Graduate Reflects on Her Love of Multicultural Literature

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When asked about one of the most important takeaways she collected from her time at St. Catherine University, 2010 English graduate Yanshuo Zhang notes, “all the professors were so supportive– they were able to see your unique assets. For …

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How to Maximize Your Virtual Meeting Experience: The Rundown on Zoom, Google Meet, and Collaborate

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Around this time last year, students, faculty, and staff were going to classes, meetings, and conferences. We only used online conferencing for long-distance gatherings, such as calling a relative who lived in a different state or meeting with an executive …

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A Day in the Life: ’16 Public Health Alum Rochelle Vincent Focuses Her Energy on Grace and Space

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“When folks say it takes a village, that literally was my upbringing. And my village– those are the folks that got me to where I am today and help hold me as I continue on the journey of who I …

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Networking during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life has changed drastically.  As a community, we now have to communicate and work virtually making connecting with employers and finding new career opportunities a more overwhelming and daunting task.  Although these changes continue …

By Lindsey Albrecht
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What I Learned From My Summer Internship: Tidbits of Career Advice That Could Benefit Anyone

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Completing an internship has apparent benefits– you can earn college credit to learn industry-specific skills. However, internships can offer even more; if you pay attention, you may be able to pick up on other important professional skills as well.

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A Day in the Life: ’13 Biology Alum Ashley Grell Shares Her Story

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More and more these days, high school students are feeling pressured to know what they want to do with their lives, right now. They feel the pressure of failure, even before they have stepped one foot into the career world. …

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