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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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How a Post-It Gets People To Do Things

Do you ever have trouble getting people to do things for you? Well, turns out there may be an easy way to change that, but you’ll need one important tool – a post-it note. 

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Is There a Shortage Of Airline Pilots?

If you want job security in the future, the sky may be the place for you. A new mandatory retirement age, and tougher certification requirements have left a huge deficit of airline pilots in the world, and it's not getting better.

So, if you learn to fly, you may have a good job for years to come.

The shortage is already hitting regional carriers and is expected to spread, says Capt. Steve Jones, director of flight operations at the WMU College of Aviation.

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Maybe You Shouldn’t Sleep In This Weekend [Video]

After a trying week at the office, with very few hours of sleep, how many of us love to just turn off that alarm clock and spend Saturday and Sunday sleeping until our bodies are ready to get up?

Well, while all those extra weekend hours of sleep may feel good at the time, new research shows it could be very, very bad for your health.

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The Truth About Romance in the Workplace

Valentine's Day is almost here and many of us find love at work, which can be awkward if it doesn't work out.

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 37 percent of us have dated a co-worker, and a whopping 30-percent of those office romances have resulted in a marriage.

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Pizza Delivery Guy Harassed by Used Car Dealership Employees, Public Responds [Video]

It's not certain why this used car dealership in Massachusetts decided to give this pizza delivery guy a hard time, but it really backfired on it.

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Your Co-workers Want You To Stay Home If You’re Sick

There's been a sickness making its way around here at the radio station. Seriously, it seems like just about everyone has had it in one shape or form. Do you know how all of this started? Someone came to work while they were sick! And it turns out, people don't like that.

Here's how much your coworkers hate you when you're sick - they'd rather do extra work than be in the same room with you.

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Spending Time with Family Matters Most to Us

Before Thanksgiving, I shared about how I thought the perfect gift for your family was to give them your undivided attention.

Well, with Christmas less than two weeks away, that has me thinking about family even more so these days.

As it turns out, spending time with family is what matters most to us. At least according to The Matter More Project.

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Why Do We Still Change Clocks Every Spring and Fall?

While preparing for this morning's show, I found it interesting that almost every piece of news I found on the topic was negative. If the effects of the time change are so clear, why do we still do it?

Or is this another case of news people looking only at the bad side of a topic?

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Wee Difference For November: Feeding America West Michigan [Video]

November is the month of Thanksgiving, a time for reflecting back in gratitude on the blessings that we have.

Many in West Michigan are blessed to have an organization like Feeding America (the West Michigan Food Bank) in our community, helping to feed those on the margins.

If you have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, maybe you can lend a hand to those who are struggling.

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Most Ridiculous Excuses For a Sick Day [Audio]

Every once in a while, we all just need that extra day off and break out our best fake cough in order to call in sick. 

While it’s important to make your excuse sound believable in order to not get caught, some people apparently didn’t get the memo.  

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Goodbye, Lauren

So, I wrote this on Lauren's Facebook page today.

I can't take credit for it. It comes from the mouth of Col. Sherman Potter of the 4077th M*A*S*H, written by Ken Levine and David Issacs.

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