Link Roundup: Is Work-Life Balance a Real Thing?

Link Roundup: Is Work-Life Balance a Real Thing?

Link Roundups, Motivation
We've all heard the term "work-life balance",  but what really is it and how do we achieve it? Should we be trying to achieve it? In today's link roundup, we've compiled blogs from Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fast Company and more to share the truth about work-life balance, how to make your life easier and how we should be handling it all. Check it out below. We Need to Stop Striving for Work-Life Balance. Here’s Why Is the way we view “work-life balance” affecting how we manage our time? What if *thinking* of work-life balance hinders us from getting exactly what we want out of the idea of a fulfilled life with work, and play? Read more from Fast Company to find out a suggestive way to better “balance” your life, here. Leighton…
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How to Improve Employee Engagement

How to Improve Employee Engagement

How to Survive the '9-5'
  We discuss the effects of the current low unemployment rate a lot, but it is super important when it comes to running your business! Professionals have so many opportunities at their fingertips to get up and run to if they see one that fits their needs better. It’s hard to attract and retain quality talent, which means you have to try to entice them and prove that you’re the company for them. Once you are working with them, you obviously don’t want them to leave. Find out how to increase employee engagement and retention by reading on! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Leaving and Landing a Job in a New City

Link Roundup: Leaving and Landing a Job in a New City

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups
Leaving a job can be difficult, even more so when it requires moving to a new city. There is a lot to get done and a lot to think about. If you’re thinking about making a big career move, check out this week’s round of helpful links. We’ve included information on knowing when it’s time to leave your current job, how to land a job in a new city, and the best cities to move to right now! (more…)
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5 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

5 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Getting a job offer is exciting and you may want to jump to accept immediately! But, it’s important to look at the fine print and details before signing a job offer. There are important questions that you should always ask or know the answer to before deciding if it’s the right decision. A new job or opportunity is a big life-change and it’s important to think and prepare beforehand. (more…)
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How Important Is Corporate Culture During the Job Search

How Important Is Corporate Culture During the Job Search

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
When on the job hunt, we mainly focus on searching for a job that matches our compensation, benefits, position, and growth requirements. Another important aspect that we should consider is the company’s corporate culture. Though the position and salary may be exactly what you want, fitting in and feeling comfortable in the workplace is very important. If you don’t work well within your company culture, it could lead to a lack of motivation, hostility, and poor work. Find out in today’s blog what type of culture you work well in and how to assess a company’s culture before working there. (more…)
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10 Causes of Stress at Work (And How to Address Them)

10 Causes of Stress at Work (And How to Address Them)

How to Survive the '9-5'
Today is National Stress Awareness day, so in today's blog we'll be highlighting some of the top stressors at work. In addition to identifying these causes of work stress, we'll also explain how you can address them. While positive stress can be a motivating force, these causes of stress damage work quality and work ethic. They're in no specific order, but all can be detrimental to a professional career. (more…)
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