Link Roundup: Loving Your Job Isn’t Impossible

Link Roundup: Loving Your Job Isn’t Impossible

How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups
Though loving our jobs every day is close to impossible, it’s still important that we have a general sense of meaning and satisfaction. Maintaining job satisfaction can be done through many different ways in addition to taking the time to step back from your work now and then to regain productivity. Find out how in this week’s round of blogs below! (more…)
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What to Ask Your Boss After They Shut down Your Idea

What to Ask Your Boss After They Shut down Your Idea

How to Survive the '9-5'
Unfortunately, not every idea you come up with is going to be a winner and not everyone sees things in the same way. When a boss shoots down an idea, it can seem like the worst case scenario. But, it’s not the end of the world! Getting turned down and ditching the idea would be the bad route to take. Once you receive negative feedback, try to learn from it and never be afraid to ask questions for clarification. Open communication in the workplace helps improve a lot of aspects of job satisfaction. So, how do we bounce back when one of our ideas is shut down? By asking some of the important questions mentioned below! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Communicating in a Digital World

Link Roundup: Communicating in a Digital World

How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
In the business world, it is important to keep your emails concise, simple, and clear with no mistakes. This can seem like a heavy task with the average worker receiving up to 124 emails a day! It’s important to take your time and proofread before hitting send because a clear email will limit any sort of miscommunication and confusion. This prevents you and others from wasting time that shouldn’t need wasting. Find out more in this week’s link roundup below on how to communicate effectively in the digital world! (more…)
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5 Famous People Who Made Big Career Changes

5 Famous People Who Made Big Career Changes

Pop Culture Perspective
We often hit a point in our careers where we question if we’re on the “right” path. Some act on making a change and some don’t. Looking at successful people, you may assume that they had it all figured out from the start. Surprisingly, a lot of them did not start out doing what they’re doing now! They took a leap of faith and pursued their passions by making a major career change. If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out this list of 5 famous people from various industries who made dramatic career changes! This is only a small list of many! (more…)
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How to Ask Someone to Be a Reference

How to Ask Someone to Be a Reference

General Job Search Advice
Just like any other favor, asking someone to be a reference can seem daunting. You’re putting yourself out there and there is always the rare chance that the person may turn you down. We can’t predict the person’s response, but the more thought you put into the person you ask, the better the chances of them helping you. Choose people you work/worked closely with and trust. Once you’ve decided on who to ask, it’s important to approach the topic with these helpful tips below! (more…)
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Link Roundup: All About Resumes

Link Roundup: All About Resumes

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
Your resume is your first impression before meeting a hiring manager or recruiter face to face. Make it stand out and count! This means no errors, accuracy, and an easy to read template. If you need some help with that, we’ve got you covered! Check out the links below for tips on building your resume and more. (more…)
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How to Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

How to Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice
Have you been ghosted in the business world? It’s quite a common nightmare these days! Professional ghosting is when a business contact disappears and becomes unresponsive. This is common from an employer’s standpoint, especially with the rise of technology and email. It’s easy for a candidate to simply stop replying to emails. It’s unfair! Though there is no way to completely limit ghosting, there are helpful ways to hopefully keep candidates engaged. If you’re a candidate reading this, we’ve got some information for you too! Ghosting can happen on both sides of the hiring process! (more…)
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5 Qualities of a Good Employee

5 Qualities of a Good Employee

Behind the Scenes
Whether you’re a candidate or hiring manager, this article can provide you with helpful information. As a candidate, take note of what traits hiring managers are seeking and vice versa. The more positive qualities you have, the more likely you will be hired. The more qualities a candidate has, the more likely you will be satisfied with their work as an employee. So, what are those qualities that make a good employee? Find out by reading on! (more…)
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