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20 03, 2019

6 Ways to Stop Feeling Tired at Work

2019-06-07T21:29:07-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

We've all felt tired at work at one time or another. Whether it lasts all day or it hits you like a ton of bricks, it's hard to stay motivated to do your work if you can barely keep your eyes open. If you're currently struggling in this situation, we have some tips to help you prevent it from happening in the future. Check them out below. 1. Monitor Your Sleeping Pattern The first tip on this list is a given: get more sleep. The amount of sleep you get greatly impacts your productivity at work. Being well rested is [...]

29 01, 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Take a Vacation

2018-01-29T11:08:23-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

January 30th is National Plan for Vacation Day, with the intention of more Americans using their paid time off. Many of these days go unused, unfortunately. So in today's blog, we'll be explaining how vacation is not only good for you, it's also good for your career, and your health! It Gives You Something to Look Forward To For starters, having a vacation planned gives you something to look forward to on the calendar. So even if your days at work are long, you know you have something planned down the road that you can get excited about. This helps [...]

27 12, 2017

7 Things You Should Do the Night Before a Job Interview

2017-12-27T08:00:40-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s impossible to not be excited when you finally land an interview. However, it can be hard to differentiate the excitement from the stress and nervousness. Being nervous for the opportunity can sometimes cause you to forget things, or to not be prepared the morning of. With that in mind we’ve put together this handy list of tasks you can do the night before to prepare. Follow these steps and you’ll have much less to worry about the morning of your job interview! […]

13 09, 2017

7 Tips to Maintain A Healthy Work-Life Balance

2017-09-13T10:36:49-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sometimes losing yourself in your work is exactly what you need, but not all the time. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance will keep you happy, and your work will be better for it. Today, we’re discussing 7 simple ways you can improve your own work-life balance. The best part? The advice below can be used before, during and after work. So start implementing them this week! […]

31 03, 2017

Link Roundup 3/31/17: The Effect of No Sleep & Job Search Prep

2017-03-31T12:42:36-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Surprising Way Working On No Sleep Is Affecting Your Career If you’ve been putting in long hours at the office that have been affecting your sleep schedule, it may actually be working against you. Whatever the reason may be, lack of sleep can be detrimental to your work. A new study found that not getting enough sleep inhibits your ability to detect body language and facial expressions. This means you won’t know how your boss really feels about the last project you submitted, unless they outright tell you. Body language plays a huge role in most jobs, so if [...]

27 01, 2017

Link Roundup 1/27/17: Preparing for a Job Search

2017-01-27T11:34:45-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week, our links are all about getting prepared for a job search. Whether you’re employed or unemployed, there is great advice here for anyone looking to find a new job. However, to kickoff our Link Roundup, we have some advice to keep you healthy and alert once you land that job. […]

23 01, 2017

7 Steps to Stop Feeling Tired at Work

2017-01-23T13:27:58-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

If you’ve been in the workforce, it’s reasonable to assume that you’ve felt tired at work at some point. Maybe you had a conference over the weekend, or perhaps a big celebration. For whatever reason, you now find yourself barely able to keep your eyes open at your place of work. If you’re currently struggling in this situation, we have some tips to help you prevent it from happening again.  […]

21 11, 2016

How to Beat the Monday Blues

2016-11-21T18:15:07-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s not uncommon to dread Mondays. Most employees working 9-5 would have to agree with the lasagna-loving cat that Mondays are the worst. However, a certain amount of the ‘Monday Blues’ can be easily overcome. A simple shift in perspective, or another small change can make a big difference. If you feel like your Mondays drag on, check out the list below for a few ways to beat the blues! Keep in mind that we’ve framed these in chronological order so you can plan accordingly! […]