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Don’t let your retirement plan intimidate you – get the facts

shutterstock_151687634Does your employer offer retirement benefits? Are you participating? Are you not participating because it’s intimidating to select funds or the appropriate amounts?  Your future financial security is important and participating in a retirement plan can help, especially if your employer matches your contributions!

Questions to ask to gain a better understanding of the plan:

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What do you hope to accomplish in 2014?

2014A new year brings new plans and new goals. At National Louis, our faculty and staff continue to work hard in the pursuit of providing high-quality education and services to our students — and with that comes a wide range of tasks and projects, inside and outside the classroom.

For me in 2014, I will continue to work on making this blog a platform that best represents the University by showcasing the voices and stories of our students, faculty and staff. Some others at NLU shared their professional plans for the new year below. We’d love to hear yours, too. Feel free to add them in the comments!

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Employers – What first impression are you leaving?

shutterstock_130099706Just as employers expect candidates to make a good first impression, candidates are expecting the same from employers. Job seeking can be a stressful and time consuming process. Too many times candidates submit an application and never hear back.  Continue reading »

The Workplace Concierge: A buddy program

Starting a new job with a new company can be exciting but it can also be intimidating.  Have you ever arrived on your first day and had questions but didn’t know who to ask for answers? Continue reading »