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Excerpt from a Career Journal: A Crisis Intervention Specialist

 “God is always on time and knows what you need. It is we who are impatient and indecisiveness.” I found those words on a faded post-it and they made me smile, pause, and reflect, as it was stuck to the … Continue reading

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Show Compassion

I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I applaud this reader   Any of us could … Continue reading

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Paid Leave

 How much paid leave do members of congress give their own staffs? There’s no across-the-board policy in Congress for paid leave- how much is up to each member- so Marie Claire asked all 100 senators what they provide. Thirty-one replied:27 … Continue reading

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Paid Parental Leave Policy

What does a good paid- leave policy look like? It needs to be at least three months, include protection to make sure that your job is there for you when you return, and cover 100 percent of your income (many … Continue reading

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Paid Parental Leave

Is it just me or do you sometimes start to read and and think “Just the highlights, please”? That’s how I felt on the very tired yet important issue of parental leave. It left me thinking where are they now … Continue reading

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