Job Efficiency

14 06, 2019

Link Roundup: Easy Summer Meals with a Full-Time Job

2019-06-14T10:34:38-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to summertime, we are all about easy summer meals that won’t take much effort. With the warm weather, after-school activities for the kids, or after work events, the last thing we want to do is come home from work and be stuck inside cooking. So, we’ve linked easy, quick, healthy meal lists for the summer so that you can work hard, play hard – and still eat well. […]

22 05, 2019

9 Ways to Be More Confident at Work (And in Life)

2019-06-13T15:46:15-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Confidence is a skill that can be developed, practiced and something we have to work on daily. Being confident effects your mood, your overall work performance, and your ability to grow. Check out how to be more confident at work, and in life, below! 1. Acknowledge The Lack Recognizing where you lack confidence, is the best place to start. Before you can make changes to the way you think and perceive yourself, you must first be able to recognize it. If you’re naïve to it, or blind to it – you can’t change it. Find out what you doubt within [...]

15 05, 2019

7 Ways You Can Spice Up Your Workday Right Now

2019-06-07T20:52:56-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter how much you enjoy your job, there are still times that it can feel mundane. There are periods throughout the day when the office can become stifling and a small change up is needed. So, we’re giving you 7 tips on how to spice up your day at work that you can implement right now, below! 1. Get moving Not everyone has time to squeeze in a workout during their lunch break, but simple exercise techniques throughout the day can create some noticeable energy. You can do stretches at your desk, take phone calls standing up, trade your office chair [...]

10 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What If We Hired Based on Skills?

2019-06-07T20:54:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Aside from the obvious industries which require education and experience, hiring managers are starting to take a chance on hiring based on skills verse actual experience or education. Why? Because skills are transferrable. Qualities like leadership, communication, problem-solving to name a few. Find out more on skill-based hiring and how it's effective, below! Does Higher Education Still Prepare People for Jobs? “Why not just use psychological assessments instead?”. Curious to find out how well higher-education correlates with a career? Find out here. Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career Although college is super beneficial for education and in some [...]

6 05, 2019

Why Listening Is One of the Most Important Skills at Work (And How to Be Better at It)

2019-06-07T21:21:33-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen stated it perfectly, "The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention". Would you consider yourself a good listener? What constitutes being a good listener? Find out why listening is one of the most important skills, and how to be better at it, here. Check it out. Just Listen Next time you’re in a conversation, be aware of how you are as a listener. Do you mind wander? Do you wait for your chance to talk? Are you truly [...]

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-07T21:21:46-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below. Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something that [...]

26 04, 2019

Link Roundup: Should You Work From Home?

2019-06-07T21:22:11-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Working from home is becoming more and more normalized in the working world. But is it right for everyone? How do you efficiently work from home? Will it work for you? We've answered all your questions in this weeks link roundup. Check it out below. Is Working at Home Right for You? Answer these few simple questions about whether the remote life is for you. Answer them instinctively, and you’ll have a better understanding of where you stand. Check it out. 7 Pitfalls to Watch for If You’ve Just Started Working from Home If you’re new to this whole working-from-home [...]

24 04, 2019

When You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (And Tips on How)

2019-06-07T21:22:15-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Having an updated online presence in today's society is crucial, especially for your LinkedIn profile. Regardless of whether you are looking for a job, getting a promotion or are happy and content where you're at, having an updated profile is beneficial. But when should you update your Linkedin profile, and what should you update if you do? Check it out below. When When You Start a New Job Starting a new job is one of the best times to update your LinkedIn profile. Your position is fresh, you understand some of your responsibilities that you’re expected of and what your [...]

12 04, 2019

Link Roundup: Spring Clean Your Inbox, Career and More

2019-06-07T21:27:11-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

To piggyback off of our blog from Wednesday "Why It's Important to be Organized At Work" we're tackling all things spring cleaning! It's a perfect time for motivation, positivity, and change. Below is a list of ways to clean out your inbox, your business and even your car (?!) Check them out! 10 Ways to Manage Your Email Inbox—According to People Who Get 100+ Emails a Day Even if you utilize the “Search” bar when looking for emails, you’re more than likely still scrolling. Especially when the name of an email isn’t called what you think it is, which defeats [...]

10 04, 2019

Why It’s Important to Be Organized at Work

2019-06-07T21:27:20-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Organizational skills play a big role in how well you work (not a surprise). However, many people lack organizational skills in the workplace. So today we wanted to explain the benefits of being organized at work and give you a few tips on how to do it. Check it out. The Daily Routine The easiest way to understand the benefits of being organized is to look at a daily routine. An organized employee will approach their daily tasks with a specific method. They’ll have a system to keep track of everything that needs to be completed, which will then enable them [...]