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Robert Braathe's HR & Albany Jobs Blog

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Ending an Internship: Reflect On What You’ve Accomplished

Reflections and learning from an internship experience As interns, we apply ourselves to work to the best of our ability and to gain as much experience as possible as we prepare ourselves for the real world. However, what we don’t do, as soon as our internship comes to an end, is reflect on the work […]

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What's New In Albany

Find Out What's Happening Locally, In The News & Beyond

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City of Albany Makes the Top 10 List of Best Northeast Cities to Live in After the Coronavirus

With a vibrant and accessible downtown area, a growing restaurant scene, and major arts and cultural hotspots, the City of Albany is a fantastic place to live. In fact, based on several factors that may influence someone’s decision to move, Business Insider has named Albany a top 10 best Northeast city to live in after […]

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The Daily Take By Jonathan

Albany News & Politics

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I Don’t Even Know Where To Begin

I usually begin my post with a welcome to all of the out of town visitors to the City of Albany. I don’t think that is an appropriate thing to do. Firstly, I am deeply sorry for the family of George Floyd for the atrocity that occurred in the City of Minneapolis the other day. […]

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Around the Albany Region

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Prepare for Parking Restrictions: Albany Issues a Snow Emergency Effective December 3

In light of the recent snow storm, the City of Albany has issued a snow emergency effective Tuesday, December 3. Read on to learn about the details, alternate parking options, and how to avoid receiving a ticket or having your car towed. Snow Emergency Details Vehicles will be asked to park on odd or even […]

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The View From The Middle

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Woodstock at 50 Still Calls Us Back to the Garden.

As historical events go, Woodstock, (or as it is more formally known, “The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.”) is a bit of an enigma.  For example: It wasn’t really held in Woodstock, New York.  Instead its actual location was Bethel, New York, almost 60 miles from Woodstock. It was supposed to cost six dollars per day, (Approximately […]

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Albany On The Spectrum

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Unbroken

As the mother of a child diagnosed with severe autism, I am no stranger to the fountain of “whys” that accompany this challenge. Seven years ago, my son was born a happy, healthy 9lbs 4oz baby with no complications. Most of my laboring was done at home, and I arrived at the hospital within moments […]

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Take This JOB and LOVE It!

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The Top 4 Sites for Your Job Search

In recent years, the way people search for jobs has changed. With the use of technology and mobile devices on the rise, your job search can be taken with you, anywhere and anytime. It is important, then, to find the right websites that match what you as a candidate are looking for in a position, […]

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Business Succession

An Albany Business Succession Blog

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Gifting Your Business

In past articles we covered investments to have your business pass to second, third and possibly even fourth generations. As you may recall, very few businesses are able to arrange such successions. One alternative might be to gift your business…

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