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Talent Thursday: Perseverance

Shannon Presley Alexander
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In wrapping up a three part series focused on the critical factors for success in the 21st century, we’ve examined grit and tenacity; let’s close the sequence with taking a closer look at perseverance. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “If you can’t fly then run, if you […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: 21st Century Success Factors

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From holiday break to spring break and a few snow days in between, have you started to fall into a lacksidasical pattern? It can sneak up on you; however, knowing the school year is starting to unwind makes the situation much easier to give into. So how […]

By |March 26th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Time Management

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Tick tock… the clock sounds; as each minute passes anxiety can build. Uncertain of what the day holds or what’s on the agenda can lead to life living you instead of you living life. You can miss the moment, perhaps not ‘miss it’ but lose it due […]

By |March 12th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Dust Yourself Off

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The day was ours to enjoy, mine and my son; no work and all play today. At least that is what I thought as we started off for the park. However, as we arrived and started to play, something peculiar happened. It wasn’t the incident itself but […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Tips on How to Study in Study Groups

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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(insert subject you despise) has got no power
When you’re part of a Study Group with avid fire
You all meet for two hours thrice a week
To go over concepts you single-handedly might not be able to beat
With a Study Group though you all will definitely pull through
Because […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: The Proof is in the Preparation

Shannon Presley Alexander
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I know the day is quickly approaching; after years of tediously plugging away at your high school education you’re now facing the opportunity to further your knowledge at your dream college/university. While you know you have met the standard prerequisites for the admissions process and your application has […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Choosing A Major – Love What You Do, Do What You Love

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is topic that’s hardly unavoidable. While you are out getting flowers for your loved ones or making reservations to the one restaurant with the longest line, take some time out to think about your other significant other, your […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Tools for building a better you… Self-Confidence

Shannon Presley Alexander
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Do you remember a time when you were so close to making the sports team, trying out for the band, getting that A, being accepted into ‘The Group’, or just doing something outside of your comfort zone yet somehow you managed to talk yourself out of it? […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: COMM 412 – Mastering the Art of E-Mails

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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No sooner than you walk across the stage and into your work cubicle that you will inevitably be required to send a work-related email. College classes don’t exactly prepare you on how to write a work email, but interestingly, it is a much sought-after trait. After […]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Hey New Grad, What’s Next?

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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My sister is home for the Winter Break. It’s supposed to be a time to relax, mingle with old friends, and eat good food. Instead, she’s being bombarded with the century-old question of “so, what’s next?”

Before, the answer was simple. She would shrug and simply […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Talent Thursday|0 Comments