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“Getting What You’re Worth and a Little More”

As the quarter winds down and my college career quickly makes it way to the finish line, I have enjoyed the opportunity of attending as many campus workshops and networking events as possible. I recently attended the third Professional Readiness Workshop of the quarter titled, “Getting What You’re Worth and a Little More.” The timeliness … Continue reading

WWU Workshop – Networking: Connecting for Success

Last night, I attended a workshop at Western through the College of Business and Economics. It is apart of their series of Professional Readiness workshops and this one focused on networking. The workshop featured three professionals from Whatcom County: Debbie Ahl, former President and CEO of Sterling Life Insurance Company; John Veitch, Financial Representative at … Continue reading

Facebook Fired

You would think that by now people may have a better understanding of the power of social media. Wrong. Not only is Facebook still a place to talk to friends, it is also a place to be evaluated by your current or future employer and unfortunately for Denise Helms, her employer Cold Stone Creamery was … Continue reading

What does social networking mean to you?

                    Per a recent post by Bill Dorman (see here), I was inspired to explore my own thoughts about social networking and its function in my professional, academic and personal life. With respect to my professional and academic careers, it is mandatory that I have a … Continue reading