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Interview Do's and Don'ts

  1. DO your research. Point out a few things about the company that interested you. This lets your potential employer know that you are genuinely interested in working for the company. Stay curious and ask questions...

by | July 21, 2010
The Rules of the Game in Career Transitions.
At Work

Transitioning in Your Career

"People talk about reinventing themselves and reinventing seems like you’re not really validating who you’ve been and what you’ve done. I don’t think of it as reinventing but really beginning to validate what you’ve...

by | July 15, 2010
Ruins of the 1839 cotton mill in Roswell(photo courtesy Michael)
Georgia Traveler

The Civil War on Season 4 - Roswell Mills

We scouted our shoot location Thursday at the Roswell Mills. The city has done an excellent job creating safe, accessible pathways so people can explore the ruins of the 1839 cotton mill burned by Federal forces in...

by Rickey Bevington | July 9, 2010
At Work

Costing Yourself the Job?

Are you costing yourself the job and don't even know it? “It’s a buyers market, you have to know that, being a candidate,communication is key from the get go - an interviewer is qualifying you from the first point of...

by | July 7, 2010
Dawn Killenberg, part-time freelancer and full-time mom, savors the    fun and the exhaustion of summer vacation with her twins.

Week 3 of Summer Vacation

What to do when a 12-year-old niece visits Atlanta from a small town in NC? Day 1: Phipp’s Plaza, Lenox Mall and Atlantic Station. My rationale was let’s get the shopping out of the way first. So, quick stops at...

by | July 1, 2010
At Work

Sabotage in the Workplace

Is your work being sabotaged? Sabotage can occur for a number of different reasons: "One of the reasons it can occur is, a co-worker may want to gain something and they think that you have an advantage over them." ~...

by | June 24, 2010
At Work

The New "Plug and Play" Workforce.

What does the new workforce look like? "What we have today is a workforce coming in saying they’ve got to be able to do what they do and do it well, and then be ready to move to the next opportunity. The worker of the...

by | June 16, 2010
Ray Charles: 1930 - 2004 (Photo Courtesy of: rudecactus)
Cover to Cover

A Special Edition - The Man Behind the Music and The Last Hero

Ray Charles Robinson Jr., the eldest son of musical legend Ray Charles, confronts his father’s legacy in his new memoir: You Don’t Know Me: Reflections of My Father, Ray Charles. The book is a window into the private...

by | June 16, 2010
(Photo: Courtesy of United Nations Photo)
At Work

Healthy Mind and Body @Work

Ever feel you need a mental health day? Anxiety and on-the-job stress affects both productivity and motivation among workers. On the next At Work we'll explore why a commitment to mental health should be every employer'...

by | June 10, 2010
Hampton Sides will join Frank Reiss for Cover to Cover this Sunday night at 8 on GPB.
Cover to Cover

Hellhound on His Trail

Long before studying history at Yale with John Hersey, and long before becoming the bestselling author of such books as Blood and Thunder and Ghost Soldiers, Hampton Sides was a young boy in Memphis in 1968 when Martin...

by | June 8, 2010
Keith Gilyard joins host Stan Deaton for Cover to Cover this Sunday night at 8 on GPB Radio.
Cover to Cover

Reconsidering a major African-American novelist

Macon native John Oliver Killens’s politically charged novels And Then We Heard the Thunder and The Cotillion; or One Good Bull Is Half the Herd, were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. His works of fiction and...

by | June 1, 2010
Kay Bratt joins us for Cover to Cover this Sunday at 8pm on GPB.
Cover to Cover

A Voice for the Voiceless

On assignment in China with her husband and family in 2003, Kay Bratt took up the cause of China’s forgotten orphans. She volunteered in a Chinese orphanage for four years. Silent Tears – A Journey of Hope in a...

by | May 26, 2010