Dressing Up for Halloween at Work: 10 Do’s and Don’ts

For the first time in a few years, we are faced with the annual October issue – costuming at work: yes, or no? 

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – Famous Individuals in the DC Area

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted to use our blog to spotlight some of the famous Hispanic individuals who contribute to our DMV community.

Job Growth: Pre- vs. Post-Pandemic Insights

he scourge of COVID-19 may still linger but its effects on how we live – and work – continues to recede into the distance. The changes it has left in its wake have been fundamental. Think of how the assembly line or the 40-hour work week or the Internet have changed what opportunities exist for workers.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Tips for Maintaining Wellness When Returning to the Office

The pandemic has tested us like nothing we have ever experienced before. However, you are resilient. With planning and forethought – you will make this work.

How Sick Is ‘Too Sick’ to Work?

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

. Previously, a sick day meant not coming into the office and not working at all. Now, a sick day is just a day at home for many remote workers, but potentially working. The question needs to be asked, how sick is ‘too sick’ to work?

Commutes Are Back and the Public Has Varying Opinions

In the time prior to March of 2020, commuting to work was an expected – and accepted – part of everyday life. At that time the average one-way commute in Washington, DC was around 30 minutes. Now, many who read this would wish their one-way daily commute was only 30 minutes.

Coming Fourth

Is there anything more “normal” than celebrating the Fourth of July? It is the unofficial mid-point of summer and screams barbeques and backyard parties. And, yes, it is also when we celebrate America’s independence. That word holds a slightly different connotation in 2021.

To Mask or Not to Mask?

Face it, not wearing a mask will feel a bit unnatural for a time. Seeing people not wearing masks will still set off that virus alarm in some people. However, as of this writing, 60% of the US population had received at least one dose of a vaccine, and 37% were fully vaccinated. As this program proceeds, we will all feel more comfortable not wearing a mask.

9 Questions & Considerations For Switching Career Paths Post-Pandemic

If you’ve been in hold mode and are preparing to switch career paths, how has the pandemic altered that paradigm?

Last-Minute Resources to Use Before Taxes Are Due

There are very few positives we can wring out of our shared pandemic year. However, one small shining light is the fact that the deadline to file your 2020 federal income taxes has been extended to May 17th. Since this is right around the corner, we put together a list of last-minute resources that can help you in your filing.


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