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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The Importance of Active Listening in the Workplace

The Importance of Active Listening in the Workplace

How to Survive the '9-5'
Active listening can be a difficult skill to acquire when you have multiple projects to get done, meetings to attend, and more! Though a tough skill, we must have it. Paying attention to people and listening fully can prevent misunderstandings, conflicts, etc… And if a conflict does come to fruition, we can immediately address and resolve it with the facts we have obtained by listening. Read on for some tips on how to become a better active listener and how it can help you in the workplace! (more…)
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4 Rules for Positive Workplace Friendships

4 Rules for Positive Workplace Friendships

How to Survive the '9-5'
When working a full-time job, chances are, you spend more time with your coworkers than anyone else. According to a survey from Gallup, 63 % of individuals who have a close work friend were more engaged than the 29% who said they didn’t. So, communicating with your coworkers and developing friendships isn’t a bad thing! But always remember work friendships occur in a professional environment and not outside of the workplace. There needs to be a healthy boundary which we will discuss in today’s blog! (more…)
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Making Friends At a New Job

Making Friends At a New Job

How to Survive the '9-5'
Starting a new job always conjures a variety of emotions. It's usually an odd balance of nerves and excitement. A new job means a new workplace, new responsibilities, and also new coworkers. You may have made strong bonds at your last job, and not knowing anyone going into a new job can be tough. However, that doesn't mean it has to stay that way! Having friends in the workplace can significantly improve the quality of your work day. In today's blog we'll explore some ways you can make friends in a new workplace. (more…)
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5 Reasons You Should Consider Leaving Your Job

5 Reasons You Should Consider Leaving Your Job

How to Survive the '9-5'
Knowing exactly when it's time to up and leave a job can be a tough. It's a hard decision to make, but sometimes it does have to be made. It can be easy to settle into a job and get comfortable even though it may not be the best for your career. Today we'll be listing five reasons you should consider leaving your job. We've listed them in order of severity, so the higher on the list, the bigger the issue. 1. You're Not Growing or Learning First and foremost is the problem of your job becoming stagnant. It's important to always be learning new things, or taking on new projects. If you've realized that your job is consistently the same basic work day in and day out, you may want…
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Looking Beyond A Job’s Salary

Looking Beyond A Job’s Salary

General Job Search Advice
When you begin a job search, salary is one of the first things considered, which makes sense! Having a job with a salary pays for living expenses, food, gas, and everything else we need to function. However, it's easy to get sucked into the continual pursuit of more and more money, sometimes at the cost of finding the right job. Today we're offering an alternate perspective of where to focus in your job search. Read below for more! (more…)
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5 Ways to Know You’re in the Right Job

5 Ways to Know You’re in the Right Job

How to Survive the '9-5'
At times, we all doubt if we're in the right job. No matter the reason, it's normal to experience some paranoia. It's easy to wonder if you missed the opportunity to work in your dream job. However, there's a few easy ways to know if your job is a positive and rewarding position for you to be in. Read on to find out what those 5 metrics are. These are in no order of importance, and all are equally weighed. (more…)
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