Counseling Education

Battling the Winter Blues

January 23, 2023

Wintertime can be a magical time. Holidays, snow (for some), and family get-togethers make for special memories. But in some climates, the cold weather, shorter days with grey skies and lack of outdoor activities can take a toll on mental health. If you are job searching or getting ready for a competition, it is important…

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New Year’s Goal Setting

December 23, 2022

The start of a new year is a hopeful time. We make resolutions but by the first of February, 80% of them fail. Why is this? New Year’s resolutions seldom have action steps. They are made with few details or time stamps. Rather than just making resolutions, this year set SMART goals. SMART goals are Specific,…

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How Can Emotional Intelligence Skills Help When Interviewing?

August 23, 2022

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is having an awareness of your feelings and the actions that go along with them. It is often defined as the “ability to perceive, use, understand, manage, and handle emotions.” Why is emotional intelligence important in a job interview? Because many employers believe that it is a key indicator of leadership performance…

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