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22 07, 2019

How to Build Relationships as a New Employee

2019-07-22T11:19:19-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When we have strong relationships at work it not only affects our mood, but it affects the rest of productivity. We work more efficiently when we’re positive, we collaborate better, stress is lowered, and mistakes and issues are easier to deal with when you’ve got a strong team of people you’re working with. Find out how to build relationships as a new employee, below. […]

28 06, 2019

Link Roundup: Dealing with Stress and Difficult People at Work

2019-06-28T10:13:17-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For an educational video entertainment break or just to listen on your commute home from work today – these TED talks cover happiness, stress, work, and reaching goals! […]

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. […]

16 11, 2018

Link Roundup: Loving Your Job Isn’t Impossible

2018-11-16T08:50:23-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Though loving our jobs every day is close to impossible, it’s still important that we have a general sense of meaning and satisfaction. Maintaining job satisfaction can be done through many different ways in addition to taking the time to step back from your work now and then to regain productivity. Find out how in this week’s round of blogs below! […]

26 09, 2018

The Importance of Active Listening in the Workplace

2018-09-26T09:40:13-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Active listening can be a difficult skill to acquire when you have multiple projects to get done, meetings to attend, and more! Though a tough skill, we must have it. Paying attention to people and listening fully can prevent misunderstandings, conflicts, etc… And if a conflict does come to fruition, we can immediately address and resolve it with the facts we have obtained by listening. Read on for some tips on how to become a better active listener and how it can help you in the workplace! […]

8 08, 2018

4 Rules for Positive Workplace Friendships

2018-08-08T08:18:53-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When working a full-time job, chances are, you spend more time with your coworkers than anyone else. According to a survey from Gallup, 63 % of individuals who have a close work friend were more engaged than the 29% who said they didn’t. So, communicating with your coworkers and developing friendships isn’t a bad thing! But always remember work friendships occur in a professional environment and not outside of the workplace. There needs to be a healthy boundary which we will discuss in today’s blog! […]

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! […]

18 09, 2017

Making Friends At a New Job

2017-09-18T11:17:18-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a new job always conjures a variety of emotions. It’s usually an odd balance of nerves and excitement. A new job means a new workplace, new responsibilities, and also new coworkers. You may have made strong bonds at your last job, and not knowing anyone going into a new job can be tough. However, that doesn’t mean it has to stay that way! Having friends in the workplace can significantly improve the quality of your work day. In today’s blog we’ll explore some ways you can make friends in a new workplace. […]

28 08, 2017

5 Reasons You Should Consider Leaving Your Job

2017-08-28T11:32:57-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Knowing exactly when it's time to up and leave a job can be a tough. It's a hard decision to make, but sometimes it does have to be made. It can be easy to settle into a job and get comfortable even though it may not be the best for your career. Today we'll be listing five reasons you should consider leaving your job. We've listed them in order of severity, so the higher on the list, the bigger the issue. 1. You're Not Growing or Learning First and foremost is the problem of your job becoming stagnant. It's important to [...]

3 05, 2017

Looking Beyond A Job’s Salary

2017-05-03T12:56:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you begin a job search, salary is one of the first things considered, which makes sense! Having a job with a salary pays for living expenses, food, gas, and everything else we need to function. However, it’s easy to get sucked into the continual pursuit of more and more money, sometimes at the cost of finding the right job. Today we’re offering an alternate perspective of where to focus in your job search. Read below for more! […]