CoursePark Security Update – Heartbleed

I wanted to take a minute and address the OpenSSL vulnerability that I am sure you have heard about this week. The vulnerability is significant due to the fact that OpenSSL is one of the most widely adopted open source projects and its core purpose is in the facilitation of secure communications ...
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Dressing for Success

Dressing for success when you go to a job interview is very important because first impressions count. When you do something bad or something embarrassing you wish first impressions didn’t count, but that’s just not the way it goes. That’s why it’s important to do what you can to make y...
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Is it necessary to have an HR Department?

Is it necessary to have an HR Department? As a business owner, you’re the only one that has the ability to make that decision. There are several things you’ll need to take into consideration when deciding if you need this department or not. There is no right or wrong answer to this and ther...
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Staying Healthy and Safe in the Summer

Keeping yourself healthy and safe during the summer isn’t always as easy as you may think. There are a lot of outdoor activities going on, vacations, and we’re always busy doing other things which may make it difficult to do what’s important to staying healthy and safe. One of the things...
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3 Valuable Reasons to Consider using E-Learning to Increase your Knowledge

Continuing to learn regularly is the best thing when you’re in the professional world. It doesn’t matter if you own a business or work for someone else, the more knowledge you have the more success you’ll have. Your success could be in the form of more customers, more products or services...
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Tips and Tricks!

How are you adjusting to the new SMART training system? CoursePark is a new and exciting way to learn and like anything new it can take some time to get used to. Here I’ll be your guide and helping hand; posting tips and tricks on using CoursePark. I’ll go over common issues that may come ...
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Tips for Dealing with Stress in the Workplace

People deal with stress in different ways. More times than not, they deal with it in a way that works for them and everything works perfectly. Some people don’t let stress bother them at all, some have someone to help them deal with it, and others remember to leave it on the tree outside the ...
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Tips for Using Pinterest to Grow your Business

Pinterest is a very fast growing social media site. It’s fun to use, a great way to learn things, and a good way to grow your business. People are learning how to make it better all the time, but you need to try it for yourself to see how you can make it happen for your business. Each busines...
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Boundaries In and Out of the Classroom

When you see a student outside of the classroom, do you say hello? If they try to add you to their social media sites, do you accept? How much do your students really know about you? Where do you draw the line? I interviewed Lauren Howe, a five year fun loving teacher, to see where her boundar...
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Comparing Parenting and Teaching

Have you ever compared your teaching abilities to your parenting abilities? Are they the same or different? Thanks to Justin Cortes I had the opportunity to dive deeper into the world of teaching and parenting. 1. How long have you been teaching for? 1. I have been in the school system f...
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