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Navigating the Excitement and Dread of Graduation
By: Kristen Lipari, Ph.D. | May 13, 2022
After years of hard work, you’ve finally reached the finish line and are graduating! This is a time of celebration and excitement. You enjoy the festivities, the joy and happiness, and then you… Start feeling anxious and scared about what the future holds Notice feelings of sadness about saying goodbye Begin to feel doubt, second […]Read More
Finding Belonging in the Workplace for Women of Color
By: Kamaljit "Sonya" Virdi, Ph.D. | March 25, 2022
Recognizing the experience and contribution of women of color in our society is important. This is especially true in honor of Women’s History Month. Many women of color, especially those from historically marginalized groups, don’t see professionals from their backgrounds represented in their respective career fields. This lack of representation leads to feeling inadequate, a […]Read More
Caps Off to the Class of 2020!
By: Kamaljit "Sonya" Virdi, Ph.D. | May 29, 2020
A round of congratulations goes to the graduating college class of 2020! Besides achievement, a typical senior year is characterized by mixed feelings of anxiety and excitement as you approach life’s next chapter. However, the coronavirus pandemic created its own unique set of challenges for 2020 graduates. I can imagine distance learning and staying indoors […]Read More
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When You’re Off the Clock but Can’t Punch Out
By: Kamaljit "Sonya" Virdi, Ph.D. | March 20, 2020
Not that long ago, the ultimate status symbol was one of leisure and relaxation but busyness in the office and social media posts constitute today’s most important status updates. While overworking can give a sense of recognition from others and impart some sense of importance for self, it might lead to deteriorating health effects and […]Read More
What’s the Secret of a Successful Career Change?
By: Other | August 3, 2018
Written by Mike Campbell, Ed.D. Career change happens for many different reasons. Your career goals may have changed. Your personal values may have changed. You may have discovered new interests or aspirations that you would like incorporated into your job. You may wish to make more money, have more flexible hours, to name just a […]Read More