Avoiding a bad boss – and joining the right team

by Guest Author, Rachel Loock When interviewing for a new job, remember that you’re assessing the company and the team you’ll be working with as much as they’re interviewing you. Start by researching the company and key players through their website, LinkedIn, online news articles and databases. But while online sources can be helpful, the…

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How to Be More Productive in 2022

How to Be More Productive in 2022

Want to be more productive in 2022? Do you need to strike a better work-life alignment? Here are some great ways to do just that from industry experts and professionals. Which ones are you going to try? Set a timer for your work time Take a break every hour, and spend 15 minutes on something…

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How to Fit a Home Office Into Your Tiny Apartment

home office

Working from home sounds great until you remember that home is a tiny studio apartment without a square inch to spare. Before you give up on your dreams of working remotely, take a second look around your tiny home. You may not have a spare room, but with a little creativity, you can transform the…

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How to Recognize Workplace Bullying

workplace bullying

As adults, we often believe that we have left bullying on the playground and at school. Unfortunately, some adults never outgrow this bad behavior and workplace bullying is a real thing. Children who are bullied tend to have trouble in school and in their personal lives and the same goes for adults. It’s rude and…

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Work Styles of Different Generations

work styles

Do you think these work styles match your generation? Find out! Given that many are choosing to work longer rather than retire (or doing so out of necessity), it’s possible to have 3 different generations working together–all with very different work styles.  Each generation was born and raised during very different times and it’s shaped…

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How To Stay Productive When Working From Home

working from home

The last couple of weeks have been strange for everyone but possibly even more so for those who are still working but now from the comfort of their own home. The thought of working from home might initially conjure visions of typing away from the couch in your sweats….but now that we’re a few weeks…

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Tips for Improving Your Work Life Balance

work life balance

Work Life Balance is a popular phrase these days. Is it even possible to achieve a healthy balance and still be extremely successful at both? It is, and in fact it is imperative in order to be the most successful you can be at work and at life. However, it is not a perfect balancing…

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It’s not my dream job, but it’s worth it!

dream job

Are you working at your dream job? No? Don’t feel too bad, most of us aren’t. The reality is that if your career is just starting you almost never land your dream job at first. You have to pay you dues, gain experience, and work your way up. Some of us have no idea what…

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The Value of Having a Business Mentor

business mentor

The optimal time for a business mentor is when you are just starting your career or switching jobs or industries. This is not to say you wouldn’t benefit at other times–but this is when you might need a mentor the most. What exactly is a business mentor? The very knowledgeable people over at BusinessMentors.Org define…

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