It’s Your Career: Part Three

This part of the series examines the process of applying the CDC framework, used by program evaluators, and applying it to our own developmental plan for your life. We are going to use your life as the program in this process. Instead of planning a program, you can create a strategy for your own personal and professional growth.  … More It’s Your Career: Part Three

The Personal Professional Biography of Johari Rose Du Pont

The Personal Professional Biography of Johari Rose Du Pont A Depressed, Anxious, Academic, with Distressed Resilence Fun Facts about depression from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America “People with an anxiety disorder are three to five times more likely to go to the doctor and six times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric … More The Personal Professional Biography of Johari Rose Du Pont

Depression, Work, & Life: A Series

What ‘Causes’ depression? “there are many possible causes of depression, including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, stressful life events, medications, and medical problems. It’s believed that several of these forces interact to bring on depression.” How does depression affect your career? “Work troubles — inability to concentrate, need to repeat a job, … More Depression, Work, & Life: A Series

Mindful Talent Management

Seventy percent of employees reported that their most substantial contributor to stress was their job (Azagba & Sharaf, 2011). Fifty-one percent of employees indicate that job stress decreases productivity (Azagba & Sharaf, 2011). The Human Resources (HR) department can aid in stress relief without overhauling their policies and budgets. By focusing on one aspect of … More Mindful Talent Management

What’s next?

I went from high school to undergrad to graduate school. That’s 6 to 7 years of college or 6 to 7 years of career delay…  At this point, I can kind of see why people just stay in school collecting degrees and deferring loans as long as possible. But loans have to be paid off … More What’s next?