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CNN: How to get a reference when you’re new to the job market

You’ve made it through the interviews and now a potential employer is asking for references.  But if you’re a recent graduate who doesn’t have a...

BBC: Why workers are choosing big pay packets over flexibility

Flexibility has long been touted as the ‘it’ perk. But as pay packets swell, workers are increasingly prioritising bigger salaries over other...

VOA: Stay Home or Work Sick? Omicron Poses a Conundrum

As the raging omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days...

BBC: Why there’s no ‘best’ month to quit your job

As the Great Resignation grinds on, and the arrival of 2022 makes you think about transitions, you may well be getting itchy feet...

NPR: 22 tips for 2022: Get your ideas heard at work

It's a major issue in the workplace: Getting interrupted, talked over and ignored in meetings happens to everyone — but more often to gender...

BBC: Is finding a ‘new normal’ in the workplace impossible?

It’s hard to know exactly what to expect from work in 2022, especially with recent developments. Experts predict what we may be...

NPR: Stop being so mean to yourself. Here are 5 tips to help you break the cycle

Everybody has those inner gremlins talking to them, bringing up the worst thoughts, second-guessing their instincts and being generally unkind. 

BBC: Is there a minimum amount of time you need to stay at a job?

As the world of work undergoes overwhelming change, does the idea you have to stay in a job for a year still...

AP: How can I protect myself from the new omicron variant?

How can I protect myself from the new omicron variant? The same way you guard against COVID-19 caused by any other...

BBC: How fertility became a workplace perk

More companies are offering benefits that cover IVF, egg-freezing or surrogacy. Are these perks, which can be divisive, really the key to...

BBC:How working unpaid hours became part of the job

We're working more hours than ever, whether a late-night email or an early call. How did all these unpaid hours become part...

NPR: Retail Jobs Are Treated As A Temporary Bridge To Something Better. But Why?

People lick their fingers, touch money and hand it to you. They take money out of bras or hand you bills soaking wet...

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[Champaign] 22ND ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS

PRESENTED BY CHRISTIE CLINICSAT, NOV 26 | DOWNTOWN CHAMPAIGN  Now in it's 22nd year, the Champaign Center Parade of Lights...

[Illinois] Scholarship Opportunities

The Fred S. Bailey Scholarship Program provides financial support to students of the University of Illinois who who have demonstrated positive impact and...

[Urbana] 55th Annual Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 24CHECK-IN: 8am | RACE START: 9amLake House in Crystal Lake ParkFREE for All Ages Join the Urbana Park...

[Illinois] Jobs @ The Y!

We have a few open positions at the Y’s New American Welcome Center! If you are interested in applying, please submit your...