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Helping new college grads find success in the workplace

New college graduates approach the job market with feelings of excitement and anticipation. Weighing any possible job offers and accepting that first special position are just a couple of the first milestones new graduates face. Career counselors need to remind these “new employee” clients that their earned degree may have helped them in landing the job — but now, the next step is to keep the job and move up the career ladder.

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Helping Employees After Layoffs: Methods to Motivate Employees to Overcome Survivor’s Guilt -

 The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2013) reported that in May 2013 alone, more than 1300 organizational layoff actions occurred, impacting almost 128,000 employees. During a layoff or reduction in force (RIF), companies systematically terminate or suspend positions in response to changing business needs.

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Helping clients reach collaborative conflict solutions in the workplace

Conflict regularly occurs within the organizational setting. Whenever two or more employees are together, the potential for disagreement arises. At the basic level, conflict simply means a difference of opinion. While an initial impression might suggest resolving the conflict, a more effective approach may be to manage it.

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The TEACH Model:  How to Retain New Teachers Beyond The First
Year in the Classroom

There is much discussion about retaining qualified new teachers in general. The specific question becomes why do some new teachers succeed and others do not and leave the profession after the first year?

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