How To (not really) Stay Sane at a Mandatory Training

Perhaps this isn’t you, perhaps it’s only me. But there are times when I’m required to attend trainings that may be very essential, helpful, and informational for my work; however, I’m not interested (I should point out that I’m usually knowledgeable in the area so don’t need the specific training). But I have to be there. I know you know how I feel. What to Do When You Feel Sleepy – Go make yourself a cup of coffee or tea....
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Lending and Doing Good: Kiva

In the past year, a couple of people have approached me, asking about how I find companies to volunteer with or donate money to. It’s often not the easiest process, and with all things, word of mouth is the best way to find out about those not-for-profits that are really changing the world bit by bit. Kiva is no exception. Both in that this non-profit organization is changing the world, and I heard about it from a friend. Here’s Kiva’s...
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7 Tips To Being The Best Intern Ever

[image found here] An internship wasn’t required by my college for my English major. I went to the job fair on that fated day junior year because I thought it would be the responsible thing to do. Dutifully, I moved from table to table to chat with men and women who surely felt they might have better things to be doing. A newspaper man exclaimed over the importance of his job, punctuated by the eager nods of students around me,...
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