workplace

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. […]

30 08, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Prevent Ageism in the Workplace

2019-08-30T11:21:04-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before we discuss how to recognize and address ageism in the workplace, let’s go over a few terms. Ageism is a “prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.” And the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was put into place to protect those who are 40 years of age and older, from discrimination in the hiring process or workplace. And unfortunately, there have been claims dealing with age discrimination. So, we are cover how to acknowledge it, and how to prevent it from happening in this week’s link roundup, below. […]

23 07, 2019

How to Thrive in the Workplace as an Introvert

2019-07-23T11:39:19-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You may feel like you’re at a slight disadvantage if you’re an introvert in the workplace – especially when the extroverts shine. Do you have less to contribute? Do you feel unheard? How can you make yourself more comfortable to share your thoughts, ideas, and grow in your career? We’re sharing 8 ways to thrive in the workplace as an introvert. Check it out! […]

10 07, 2019

The Best Career Advice You Need to Hear Right Now

2019-07-11T07:58:37-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you’ve been in the same career for decades, just graduated college, or you’re in the in-between of switching careers – receiving useful career advice is always beneficial. Here are 8 pieces of advice you need right now. […]

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! […]

8 02, 2019

Link Roundup: Why Work Relationships Are Your Goal

2019-02-08T09:29:43-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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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 [...]

13 08, 2018

How Important Is Corporate Culture During the Job Search

2018-08-13T08:15:13-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When on the job hunt, we mainly focus on searching for a job that matches our compensation, benefits, position, and growth requirements. Another important aspect that we should consider is the company’s corporate culture. Though the position and salary may be exactly what you want, fitting in and feeling comfortable in the workplace is very important. If you don’t work well within your company culture, it could lead to a lack of motivation, hostility, and poor work. Find out in today’s blog what type of culture you work well in and how to assess a company’s culture before working there. [...]

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! […]

25 07, 2018

The Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

2018-07-25T09:15:27-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Reading is a great way to stay informed on trends and relative news that can help you succeed in your career. But have you ever considered listening to podcasts for business related news? Podcasts are a growing medium and they’re convenient, especially for commuters! There are podcasts out there that cover pretty much any topic you can imagine. The podcast market is saturated so we have provided a list of the most influential podcasts we know of covering a range of topics that can help your career. […]