Nathan Libassi Roanoke
In August, The Roanoke Times asked readers for their recollections of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the United States. Below are their stories:
One of the big benefits of working from home is that you’ll never have to deal with boring office furniture or bland décor again. TikTok creator @omandthecity shows of her creative boho office full of art, plants, a cozy rug, and the best coworker ever in this tour.
Adams Birth Sydney Lucille Hughes Adams and Jared Ryan Adams welcomed their first child, Florence Ruth Adams, at 9:26pm on Sunday, December 6,…
The notices are a formality sent in part because many financial aid agencies require people to have a disconnection notice in order to qualify for help with bills, a spokeswoman said.
At this moment in history, it’s hard to argue against the notion that the entire work world, across all industries and sectors, is at a real inflection point due to a variety of disruptive forces—including a global pandemic that’s impacted every facet of life and a tidal wave of technological innovation that’s forcing a rapid […]
Time with her 7-year-old son, Elias, and husband, Michael, and finding little things to be thankful for have helped Lovdal to cope with the anxiety and stress of the job.
When you’re starting a new job, there’s a lot to be excited about. You’re at the beginning of a significant new chapter in your professional life that could be filled with amazing new opportunities. You’re about to be exposed to different people and ideas, and chances to challenge yourself with new projects, build new skills, […]
For those of us who have been employed for more than a little while—including all of you seasoned veterans out there with many years of on-the-job experience—navigating the work world these days can be a bit of a challenge. We often have to fight against some of the misperceptions that come with being older in […]
Most of us take our jobs pretty seriously—we devote our time, energy, and skills to making sure that we handle all of our responsibilities to the very best of our abilities and we work hard to aim for success. After all, the average person spends a huge chunk of their life at work, so it […]
Regardless of job title or industry, the work world is full of challenging situations—both on the job and around it—and those among us who climb the career ladder fastest and achieve success always seem to be able to navigate these challenges effectively. This often requires an uncanny ability to correctly read the terrain of a […]
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For most of us in the work world, our jobs aren’t exactly solo missions. Unless you’re a one-person show or your own boss in a lean start-up, chances are you’re part of a team, one whose members all utilize their individual abilities and skill sets collaboratively in pursuit of a common goal—to ensure the success […]
When you hear the phrase “self-care,” you might think of personal things like meditation, indulging in something decadent, yoga, a spa day, or taking time for a good book. But when you think about how much of your time you spend at work, it makes sense to broaden that definition of self-care to include your […]
The world of work offers many challenges. We get to learn more about our passions and interests, as well as our strengths and areas for improvement, and it gives us opportunities to mature as we take on new responsibilities, gain professional satisfaction, and chart a course for our lifelong career journeys—all key factors in leading […]
It’s not your job to motivate or police your coworkers. If it were, you would be their boss. But if you have a lazy coworker it can be a drag on your department or a team project—and in large and small ways, a coworker’s laziness can grate on you and affect your work life for […]
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Which is worse: a case of the Mondays, or a case of the Summer Fridays? There’s always the coffee cure for that groggy feeling as you drag your feet to work on Mondays, but what about the long slow burn of the summer Fridays, when you’re surrounded by empty desks of people on vacation? Whether […]
Q: Shortly after I started my new job, one of my coworkers apparently decided that she hates me. “Jane” never greets me in the morning and bar…
The family of Derrick Hines Sr. would like to thank everyone for the flowers, monetary gifts, food and all acts of kindness during this diffic…
Here’s a tricky situation that may sound familiar—you have a job that you’re not exactly in love with (okay, you hate it), but for one reason or another you can’t quit. The reasons for feeling as if you’re stuck there can vary wildly—perhaps it’s tied to money, or you feel as if this position is […]
There’s nothing quite as uniquely stressful as a toxic coworker—and if you’ve been a victim of one you know precisely how difficult a situation he or she can be. They can be toxic for a wide variety of reasons, from a negative energy that they give off to a detrimental effect they have on your […]