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Mice are Better Investors than Humans

Mice are Better Investors than Humans A pretty bold statement. Let me prove it to you: A study was done comparing mice to humans. In the study mice were placed in a cage that had two buttons. The first button would deliver food randomly 8/10 times, and the second button…..

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Why and How to Move Back to Your Hometown

There is a big difference between growing up somewhere and actually choosing to live there. Many young professionals find themselves far from their hometown in post-college lives, tackling a bigger city and traveling the world. Our generation is fortunate to have a period in our twenties where we can afford…..

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Ways to Beat the Heat

When I began to tell my friends back home that I was going to pack up my life and move to Rochester, more often than not they’d say “I’d love to visit, but I don’t want to use my vacation to go somewhere so cold.” They didn’t know much about…..

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Interview Tips

Yes! I got an interview! But, now what? You’ve heard it all before, what to do and what not to do during an interview. Don’t arrive late, but don’t arrive too early. Dress professional and lay off the accessories. Bring copies of your resume. Research all of the most common…..

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Why Young Professionals Should Try Yoga

I’ve been practicing yoga regularly for about three years now, and I have to say it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done. Yoga helps me clear my head, feel more in-tune with my body, and strengthen my muscles. It can be a great workout, but more than that,…..

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Job Hunting 101

Nobody likes the idea of searching for a new job.  Fortunately, there are many resources available to individuals on the job hunt.  If you could use help in your job search, Rochester Works is a great resource.  They offer a range of services including resume reviews, mock interviews, and several…..

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The Purposeful Approach

You know when you feel the day was a blur?  When the time between your head leaving and returning to the pillow was a flurry of chaos? Days like these were my norm for years. Sure, I had some successes in this fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants way of living, but there came a…..

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Your Other Life Partner, A Mentor

As a young professional, any field can have its difficulties to navigate.  One thing I recommend to anyone who values their career is to have a mentor.  Whether you’ve been in the business for 30+ years, or are just starting out, the value of a mentor is exponential. Fortunately for…..

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How Does Volunteering Benefit You?

Co-Authors:  Amanda Sharpe & Sarah Picciotto Have you ever found yourself wondering on a personal level “why should I volunteer?” We all know that volunteering has a positive effect upon communities and is something we should do. But when the reasons are explained to us it’s usually in terms of…..

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So… It’s a Date

Dating, whether it is a first date or a 30th date, can be challenging. Deciding what to do or where to go can be a long drawn out debate filled with shrugs and indecision. While there’s a time and a place for dinner and a movie, don’t forget to explore…..

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On a Scale of 1 to 10, How Productive Are You Feeling?

Let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment.  We all have those times where we feel much less productive and motivated at work.  It’s those times where even the smallest of tasks feels like they’re impossible to complete.  Instead of throwing in the towel and thinking there’s nothing you can…..

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