How to Survive the ‘9-5’

9 10, 2019

How to Know When It’s Time to Change Jobs

2019-10-09T11:13:13-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re being presented with other opportunities and you’re unsure of whether it’s time to change jobs. If this thought is running through your head, take note of how you’ve been feeling regarding your current job. Do you have a significant amount of good days at work? Do you get along well with your colleagues? Do you feel valued in your current position? Take some time to answer these questions, and if you’re having a tough time finding positive answers it’s time to dive deeper. Here are a few additional topics you can address to help. […]

27 09, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Improve Teamwork in the Workplace

2019-09-27T15:57:48-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ll see listed from time to time on a job description “must work well in a team environment” and there’s a reason for this. The inability to work well with a team when it’s required for a position, can not only affect the team in general but the company’s overall successes. So, how do you improve teamwork in the workplace? Find out below. […]

20 09, 2019

Link Roundup: Career Mistakes That Are Holding You Back

2019-09-20T12:05:16-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“After studying leadership psychology and interviewing more than 1,000 people for his blog, Prichard found that the difference between success and failure is avoiding common pitfalls”. How do you know if you’re making mistakes that are affecting your career? We’ve compiled a list of things to look out for. Check it out. […]

9 09, 2019

How to Communicate Effectively with Your Coworkers (Even with Conflict)

2019-09-09T11:20:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In our last blog, we discussed the different causes of why conflicts occur at work. If you can identify the reasoning for issues arising, then learning to deal with them becomes much easier. So today we’re discussing how to effectively communicate with your coworkers, even when there are differences. […]

9 09, 2019

Why Conflicts Occur at Work

2019-09-09T09:56:02-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Conflict in the workplace may be unavoidable, however, they should never be disregarded. With different leadership styles, personalities, and even the common factor of miscommunication – there will be times that conflicts arise. The first step to resolving them? Being able to recognize when they occur. Below is four different reasons that conflicts occur in the workplace. […]

6 09, 2019

Link Roundup: If You’re a Working Parent with Kids Going Back to School, Read This.

2019-09-06T10:40:55-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Back to school can be an extremely busy and stressful time of year as a working parent. New schedules, getting back into a routine and going from a slower-paced summer to the speed of the new school year can be a lot to handle. Especially for newer parents going through it for the first time. So today we’re sharing how you can feel less overwhelmed, and how the workplace can assist you during this transitional period as well to make life a little bit easier. Check it out. […]

30 08, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Prevent Ageism in the Workplace

2019-08-30T11:21:04-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before we discuss how to recognize and address ageism in the workplace, let’s go over a few terms. Ageism is a “prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.” And the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was put into place to protect those who are 40 years of age and older, from discrimination in the hiring process or workplace. And unfortunately, there have been claims dealing with age discrimination. So, we are cover how to acknowledge it, and how to prevent it from happening in this week’s link roundup, below. […]

29 08, 2019

Do This On Friday to Ease the Monday Stress

2019-09-03T11:53:12-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the hardest things about Monday’s is arriving to work, and taking on the workload that you didn’t finish on Friday. Whether it be emails that weren’t sent or tasks that you pushed off. But using Monday’s as a catch-up day takes away from the ability to use Monday to set up a productive week. We’re sharing how to reduce the Monday stress by making sure you do these two simple things on Friday. […]

21 08, 2019

Why You Should Consider Other Job Opportunities When You’re Happy in Your Current Role

2019-08-21T13:05:46-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

It may seem odd if you’re happy in your current job, and someone asks if you’re open to hearing about other opportunities. But is it? You ultimately skip the stress of job searching because you don’t need a new one, you’re in a good mindset, and there is no urgency to make the switch – because you already love where you’re at. So, we’re digging deeper into this topic today to cover the perks of considering a new job, even if you’re happy in your current one. […]

19 08, 2019

Looking to Make an Internal Job Switch? Here’s How

2019-08-19T11:24:02-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you want to move up within your current company or move laterally, making an internal job switch requires some preparation. Does your company allow it? What does it entail? Do you have to have a formal interview? How do you know how to go about it? We’re covering all these topics and more, below. […]