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19 11, 2018

5 Things You Should Never Do When Starting a New Job

2018-11-19T13:02:08-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  There can be a lot on your mind when starting a new job! You absolutely want to make a positive impression on your new boss and coworkers. In order to do so, you want to be careful of walking in and making any of these mistakes we’ve mentioned below. […]

14 11, 2018

What to Ask Your Boss After They Shut down Your Idea

2018-11-14T10:58:55-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Unfortunately, not every idea you come up with is going to be a winner and not everyone sees things in the same way. When a boss shoots down an idea, it can seem like the worst case scenario. But, it’s not the end of the world! Getting turned down and ditching the idea would be the bad route to take. Once you receive negative feedback, try to learn from it and never be afraid to ask questions for clarification. Open communication in the workplace helps improve a lot of aspects of job satisfaction. So, how do we bounce back when [...]

26 10, 2018

Link Roundup: How to Handle a Career Transition

2018-10-26T09:22:56-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thinking of a career change, but have no idea where to begin? Everyone’s path and story of success is different. Though different, there are many common pieces of advice to help you find your way. Included in this week’s link roundup are a few articles that contain said advice. We hope you find these helpful, inspiring, and insightful. […]

25 10, 2018

The Work Habits You Need to Break

2018-10-25T09:04:01-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We all have bad habits and accumulating more and more over time can reflect poorly on your work ethic. The more habits you have, the tougher they will be to break. Sometimes we may not even notice we have said bad habit! We have listed a few of the most common bad work habits below for you to be aware of and how to break them if you can relate. Breaking these habits will make you a more satisfied and motivated employee. […]

22 10, 2018

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself at Work

2018-10-22T08:35:53-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Remaining focused and motivated every day at work isn’t an easy task. There are plenty of tips and tricks to help boost your motivation and productivity. The 5 tips we have provided below are great starting points. Once taking note of these and making these changes, you’ll certainly see positive progress in your work. Keep reading for more! […]

19 10, 2018

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

2018-10-19T08:58:44-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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! […]

24 08, 2018

Link Roundup: Managing a Side Hustle

2018-08-24T10:16:10-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Side hustles are a great way to gain new skills that you can contribute to your 9-5. They’re also an excellent way to help fulfill your career dreams. This is generally seen as freelance work providing supplemental income. If you’re wondering how to start a side hustle, are interested in making your side hustle your main hustle, or are having trouble balancing both positions, check out this week’s link roundup below! […]

18 07, 2018

4 Types of Music That Can Boost Productivity

2018-07-18T08:50:01-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Listening to music while completing tasks at work can actually boost productivity! Its effect on productivity does depend on the situation and type of music. For more depth on why you should be listening to music at work, read this article from the Huffpost. If you’re the type of person who needs background noise to get work done, take a look below at 4 types of music that you should be listening to at work! […]

27 06, 2018

8 Ways to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

2018-06-27T08:35:41-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A positive attitude goes further than just a smile and happy thoughts! Negative attitudes in the workplace can cause a ripple of problems. Maintaining positivity and shining it on others has the ability to increase focus and productivity. Remember these tips the next time stress or a heavy workload is getting the best of you! […]

20 06, 2018

4 Ways to Achieve a Better Work-Life Balance

2018-06-20T08:22:41-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re wondering how you can achieve a work-life balance in a fast-paced environment with countless projects piling up, you’re not alone! Even if you love your job, never having time for yourself can be draining. You may think it’s impossible, but there are ways to help achieve that balance! […]