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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! […]

19 09, 2018

6 Traits of a Successful Freelancer

2018-09-19T10:42:18-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Freelancing isn’t for everyone. It takes a certain skill set and traits to be able to handle working on your own for multiple clients. It’s not an easy task, but some prefer it because of the flexibility and constant changing of projects and tasks. If you’re thinking about freelancing but are unsure if it’s the best career change for you, check out this list of 6 traits that successful freelancers have! […]

11 09, 2017

3 Things To Discuss on Boss / Employee Exchange Day

2017-09-11T11:12:02-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although you may not have heard of it, today is actually a holiday called ‘Boss/Employee Exchange Day’. The idea behind this day is that a boss and their employee swap roles to see what it is like to work in the other’s shoes. Ideally this will give both parties a better idea of their responsibilities and what a day looks like. The goal is to reach a better understanding of the other’s respective roles, and how they can work together. Obviously doing this swap isn’t feasible at most companies, so we’ve come up with an alternative. Instead of swapping, ask [...]