How to Survive the ‘9-5’

27 04, 2021

Stop Saying Sorry at Work

2021-04-27T08:53:12-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Sorry to bother your…”, “sorry for not getting back to you sooner”, “sorry but I won’t have this done by tomorrow”, “sorry I’m booked this week”. Do any of these sound familiar? If you’re apologizing for these types of things on a daily or weekly basis, you are suffering from the sorry syndrome. Sorry to break it to you, but no more saying sorry! Apologizing for every little thing, whether it’s warranted or not, can have an array of negative effects on your career. […]

22 04, 2021

The ULTIMATE Email Organization Guide

2021-04-22T08:43:16-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Email is the main way people communicate in the workplace. Chances are, any important message you receive is going straight to your inbox. The problem of email overload and compulsive email checking has been around for years. However, it’s not inevitable and there are plenty of ways to organize your email so you don’t miss out on those important announcements or messages from your boss. […]

20 04, 2021

Work Habits to Ditch ASAP

2021-04-20T08:47:03-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re wondering how you can become happier, more productive, and an overall better employee at work, eliminating bad habits is the first step. Not only do they hinder your ability to do the best you can, but they also make you more prone to performance problems that can prevent you from moving up and even impact your work-life balance. Check out these poor habits that you need to ditch NOW! […]

2 03, 2021

Working Remotely for the First Time

2021-03-02T09:28:07-05:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The first day of any new job can be nerve-wracking, stressful, exciting, and intimidating all at the same time. This is even more so true when the first day on the job is remote. Sure, working remote can be great and tons of people prefer it, but the matter of the fact is it just isn’t the same. Since you won’t be in the office interacting with colleagues in the same way you typically would, you’re probably going to have to compensate by being a little bit more proactive. Keep reading to find out how to be successful when starting [...]

10 12, 2020

Avoiding Employee Burnout During the Holidays

2020-12-10T10:04:30-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Holidays are a time full of joy, except at work. After a long 12 month work year, many employees are dragging themselves through these last few weeks before they get some well-earned time off.   This is understandable, especially as we reach the end of 2020 which was a whirlwind for all.  However, there is still work to be done so managers and HR staff need to be extra vigilant during this time.  On the other hand, stress and anxiety about deadlines that need to be met by the end of the year can also lead to employee burnout around this time.  […]

21 07, 2020

7 Tips to Maintain a Better Work Life Balance

2020-07-21T15:11:03-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Two hundred years later and it’s exactly the same thing. You want to spend every single moment with your children and still have a fulfilling life at work.” ― Nancy Woodruff.  Finding a better work balance is critical to a happy and fulfilling life. However, it looks like something different for everyone. Here are our tips to help. […]

10 07, 2020

How to (Re)Navigate Your Career After You’ve Been Laid Off

2020-07-10T15:35:28-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As employees begin to reenter the working world after being furloughed or laid off, there are questions on how to navigate this new (temporary) way of living. Today we’ve compiled a list of interview questions to ask post-COVID-19, steps to make your cover letter stand out, addressing mental health in the workplace, and more. Check it out! […]

2 07, 2020

How to Stand Out At Work

2020-07-02T15:17:23-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Standing out at work can be more challenging than it sounds. However, there are a few tips we have to make sure your hard work doesn’t go unnoticed. Check it out! […]

20 03, 2020

 Link Roundup: Quarantine Guide, and Tips to Recession-Proof Your Biz

2020-03-20T11:37:04-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As we are trying to understand and make sense of these times, one of the most productive things we can do is find the positives and take action. That’s why in today’s link roundup we’re providing helpful tips, recipes, a list of what to do while quarantined, how to occupy your child if they’re home from school, and how to recession-proof your biz. Focusing on the positives and learning how to take action will help keep us motivated and proactive. Check it out! […]

18 03, 2020

New to Remote Work? Here Are Some Tips

2020-03-18T12:14:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re permitted for remote work during a quarantine, great! You can still get your work done and your company is still able to make money – without you being exposed to the office. But what if you’ve never worked remotely before? The general idea is simple, but here are some tips to help you be successful. […]

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