Follow These 3 Tips for Being Productive while Working from Home

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These days, many more people are spending some or all their working hours at home. Whether this description fit you before the coronavirus lockdown occurred or was thrust upon you suddenly, as a result, rest assured that you can be productive and engaged in your work, even if your kitchen has become your breakroom and… Read more »

How to Navigate Your Job Search During COVID-19

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Had you already started a job hunt when the global lockdown due to Covid-19 hit this spring? Or, had you simply been considering a career change and are now feeling daunted by the current economic uncertainty? Either way, here are some tips for your search strategy, circa the second half of 2020, and today’s “new… Read more »

How to Know It’s Time to Change Jobs

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According to research by Northeastern University, by the age of 50, the average person has held 12 different jobs, in an effort to find the right fit. In 2916 alone, 6.2 million workers changed roles and switched to completely different fields. It’s perfectly normal to go through periods where you’re dissatisfied or unhappy with your… Read more »

This Checklist Will Help Make Sure You Start Your New Job Right

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The big day is almost here. You’re about to start your new job! And although you’ve obviously already made a good impression on your employer, you want to continue to do so on your very first day at work. Keep in mind that nobody expects you to be perfect. Starting a new job is stressful,… Read more »

Look for These 5 Signs You’re Burned Out at Work

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Burnout is more than just a bad day – or week, or even month – at work. As defined by the Mayo Clinic, it’s a specific type of job-related stress that results in a state of physical or emotional exhaustion. It also can manifest as a sense of lowered accomplishment or a loss of personal… Read more »

Learn How to Advance Your Human Resources Career

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Are you ready to take the next step in your HR career? Maybe you’d like to be more visible within your organization or, you have your eye on a promotion. Or, maybe you’d like to explore opportunities elsewhere. What’s the best way to go about it? The answer lies in focusing on some key steps… Read more »

5 Ways to Calm Your Nerves Before an Interview

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It’s perfectly normal to be nervous before a job interview. In fact, interviewers expect it. But if you’re stammering, shaking or sweating throughout the conversation, they may conclude that you don’t perform well under pressure and wouldn’t be a good fit. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ward off the pre-interview jitters. They… Read more »

These are the Soft Skills You Need for an Information Technology Job

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IT professionals sometimes get a bad rap. They’re perceived as nerdy, socially awkward, and just, well, too techy! While this is totally unfair, you may need to remind yourself that when advancing your career or meeting performance goals, you do need to demonstrate strong soft, as well as hard skills. What are soft skills? Soft… Read more »

4 Great Ways to Stay Motivated at Work

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“It is through motivation that individuals are able to achieve great things in life.” King Kew, author of Motivation: Top Secrets Successful People Use to Achieve Greater Success, notes that people who are motivated “cultivate enthusiasm and have a greater zest for life” because they have an ongoing sense of purpose and are more focused,… Read more »

These Tips will Help You Improve Your Mood at Work

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You spend about one-third of your life at work. So, it’s important that you enjoy it. That doesn’t mean you have to be happy at your job every minute or even every day. But it needs to be something that, way more often than not, you look forward to doing when you wake up in… Read more »