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4 11, 2019

How to Balance Work Throughout the Holidays

2019-11-04T12:12:00-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We are on the brink of the holidays, the parties, the events and… the holiday stress. The good news is, we’re far enough in advanced that with some tips and guidance, you may be able to balance work with holidays more successfully this year. Check out our tips, below. […]

25 10, 2019

Link Roundup: What to Avoid in Your Elevator Pitch

2019-10-28T08:46:47-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is an elevator pitch? According to MindTools, it’s “‘A brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what your organization does’. And should last no longer than a short elevator ride of 20 to 30 seconds, hence the name”.  So how do you develop your own pitch and ensure it’s just the right length? We’ve got you covered. […]

18 10, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Stand out At Work Events

2019-10-18T10:56:42-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Work events can be super beneficial for the company, and for you as an employee for various reasons. First being that it helps expand your own personal network. You meet new people; you build relationships and you get your name out there. Second, it benefits the company by bringing in more business or adding contacts to the company’s network. And lastly, the more you attend, the more comfortable you become for each event. Today we’re covering how to stand out, what questions to ask, and the things to avoid when attending events, here. […]

16 10, 2019

Signs of Burnout at Work (And How to Handle It)

2019-10-21T13:23:46-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Burnout is hard to recognize, and it doesn’t go away on its own. It doesn’t get better because you finally reached a new week or checked off another item on your to-do list” – The Muse. Even the most productive, inspired and motivated employee feels burnout. The more workload and responsibilities you take on, the more prone you are. What are the signs of burnout and how can you handle it? Check it out below. […]

4 10, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Avoid Awkward Networking Conversations

2019-10-04T14:37:38-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Building relationships at networking events, and in the workplace is crucial. Whether you are meeting potential clients or allies, you want to ensure you leave a great impression – and that starts with a great conversation. But what happens when your conversations start to become awkward? How do you redirect and save the conversation? Find out below. […]

9 09, 2019

Why Conflicts Occur at Work

2019-09-09T09:56:02-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Conflict in the workplace may be unavoidable, however, they should never be disregarded. With different leadership styles, personalities, and even the common factor of miscommunication – there will be times that conflicts arise. The first step to resolving them? Being able to recognize when they occur. Below is four different reasons that conflicts occur in the workplace. […]

19 07, 2019

Link Roundup: Increase Your Summer Productivity (Without using more time)

2019-07-19T11:32:14-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Summer is a bittersweet time of year if you’re someone with a full-time job, multiple jobs, hobbies, or have a family. It’s one of the most fun times of the year, but it is also one of the busiest and most stressful. Vacations pick up, the summer slump hits, you plan more activities throughout the workweek, etc. So we wanted to give you a complete guide for increasing your summer productivity and find more time in your day, here. […]

28 06, 2019

Link Roundup: Dealing with Stress and Difficult People at Work

2019-07-23T12:28:57-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, 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! […]

22 05, 2019

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

2019-06-20T09:09:25-04:00Categories: 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! […]

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 [...]