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Winter can present more difficulties for people who struggle with depression. For me, these months are some of the hardest of the year. Depression severely affects my motivation, and this can impact both my home and work life. Recognizing this is the first step and has helped me to be more aware and prepare for this time.
Below, I outline 4 strategies that I’ve found help me to stay focused and productive…Continue
Posted on November 26, 2018 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments
We all agree that a diverse workforce is beneficial for companies – but how do companies know how to include all types of employees, especially those with hidden disabilities. You may have heard about high profile companies that hire specific disabilities. But for the most part we are applying to and working at companies that are still learning what disabilities are. This is especially challenging to those of us with hidden disabilities as employers and…Continue
Posted on September 26, 2018 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience mental illnesses in a given year. That’s roughly 43.8 million people! For many of us, work can be an outlet that contributes to our sense of purpose and well-being, however, mental illness can also affect our work performance and access, which is why it is so important to seek support in the workplace. Mental illness may interfere with some daily work functions such as, concentration, stamina, distraction,…Continue
Posted on July 30, 2018 at 12:57pm — 5 Comments
In my last post I talked about my college experience leading up to graduation. Since then, I have encountered many new experiences and challenges related to job search and obtaining that first full-time professional position. After reflecting back on my job search journey, here are seven of my top tips to survive the post grad job search!
1. Pinpoint what you want (and DON’T want)
Make sure you take the…Continue
Posted on June 7, 2018 at 10:38am — 3 Comments