How to Survive the ‘9-5’

20 09, 2022

Mental Health Matters

2022-09-20T08:56:01-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s time to talk about the elephant in the room that is mental health. According to Mental Health America, nearly 50 million Americans are currently experiencing some form of mental illness. With such a sizeable percentage of the population facing these challenges, you can assume that one or more of your employees may be struggling. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t something that can ‘just be turned off’. Mental health is no longer taboo, and employees are seeking employers who are engaged in helping in any way they can. […]

12 07, 2022

How Are You Maintaining Company Culture?

2022-05-20T09:22:42-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s probably safe to say that if your company is still working fully remote that those occasional threats of going back in the office will likely not come to fruition. I say ‘threats’ because, for some, it may have taken you this long to get into a routine that allowed you to maintain separation between work life and home life and having to uproot that would certainly cause stress. Now add in the fact that, like many other companies, you may have open positions that you are struggling to fill with qualified candidates. The big question here is how are [...]

30 06, 2022

Are You a Good Coworker?

2022-05-18T15:30:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What type of coworker are you? Are you the Dwight, the Kelly, or the Pam?  Either way, you play a role in your office culture which can directly affect your fellow coworkers in either a positive or negative way. It is easy to fall into habits like participating in office gossip or maybe overstepping boundaries ultimately making your coworker feel less than. On the other hand, you may be an excellent coworker and you may be able to help someone else be their best! We are here to help with strategies to become the best coworker you can be! [...]

14 04, 2022

Got (Remote) Distractions?

2022-04-14T14:22:44-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you read our previous blog, you know how many distractions can pose a threat in the workplace. If you work remotely, you may not relate to many of the common “in-office” distractions, but to nobody’s surprise working remotely has brought a world of other distractions. So many that we had to make a whole different blog about it. Here are some common remote work distractions and ways to avoid them moving forward. […]

12 04, 2022

Got Distractions?

2022-03-24T15:39:22-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Distractions in the workplace are something virtually everybody deals with. It’s, unfortunately, more appealing at the moment to let your mind wander than it is to zone in on a new task. Luckily, we have some tips on working past those distractions to add productivity to your workday. […]

10 02, 2022

Identifying Burnout and How to Handle it

2022-02-10T08:32:14-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What is “Burnout?” Burnout is defined as “a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity.” Although there is no specific medical diagnosis, it can be simpler to spot than you’d think. Here are ways to prevent burnout, and how to deal with it when it arises. […]

27 01, 2022

How to Be More Inclusive in the Workplace

2022-01-27T08:18:12-05:00Categories: How To, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

We all know diversity and inclusion are necessary for the workplace. But how does it affect the company culture? We’ve compiled a list of ways to improve diversity and inclusivity, how to be a more inclusive colleague, and how to improve inclusion in virtual meetings. Check it out, below. […]

11 01, 2022

5 More Habits to Leave in 2021

2022-01-11T08:15:12-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', In the Community, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Keeping on the topic of breaking bad habits, we thought we would compile another list of even more habits you should leave in 2021. Such as staying in a job that doesn’t make you happy, working when you’re sick, thoughtlessly spending your paycheck, and more. Check it out! […]

4 11, 2021

Secrets to a Stellar Performance Review

2021-10-21T11:56:43-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Performance reviews are one of the biggest opportunities you will have in almost every job. It offers you a chance to sit one on one with your boss, and discuss expectations, goals, successes, and areas for improvement. If you go in prepared, you can demonstrate your value as an employee, and potentially even negotiate a raise. However, a great performance review isn’t something just fall into. You have to prepare well ahead of time. In today’s blog, we’ll break down how you can set yourself up for performance review success. […]

21 10, 2021

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job

2021-10-21T09:32:03-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Deciding to quit your job is a huge decision. It means throwing away your main source of income, and completely changing your day to day schedule. Both of those are two big changes that shouldn't be understated. Before making a rash decision, you should consider all of your options and their consequences. Asking these questions will help you make an informed decision. Why do I want to leave? Obviously the first step in the entire decision process is finding out why you want to quit. Realizing your motivations for wanting to leave is step one. Is it because you've grown [...]

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