4 Simple Steps to get to the Next Level

If you’re ready to take your career to a new level, there are a few things that you should start doing to become a better employee now. Here are some suggestions: Increase Productivity Through Focused Action Instead of being “busy” all the time, make sure that you’re filling your time with tasks that will be […]

Find an Extra Hour Every Day

Time is passing you by this very minute as you read.  Since you are currently reading this article, perhaps you have some interest in creating a little more time in your day.  Now, to be perfectly honest, your day is only going to have 24 hours in it, whether you like it or not. So […]

Boost your Workplace Happiness

Here are a few simple ideas to increase your level of happiness at any job. Count Your Blessings When your job has got you down, it can be difficult to find a silver lining, but the effort will be well worth it. Instead of focusing on the endless negatives at work, take a moment to […]

Stay on the Fast Track

Here are some common slip-ups and how to avoid them, so you can stay on the fast-track path to career success. Assuming you want to move forward in your career, avoid these common mistakes that could be sabotaging your progress. It’s alarmingly simple to sabotage your own career. An insensitive comment, your weekend on social media, […]

5 Tips for Better Work Eating

Don’t let poor eating habits stand in the way of health, productivity, and morale. Respect Lunchtime Don’t be a mealtime martyr. “I didn’t have time to eat” may sound like a badge of honor to some, but it’s problematic on at least two counts: first, it suggests poor time management skills and, sadly, it shows […]

Search Without Being Found

Making a career change from one company to another can sometimes be more difficult than looking for a job when you are unemployed. It can be challenging to conduct a job search without your current boss finding out about your hunt for something new. It’s not uncommon to be employed while hunting for a new […]

Use the 80/20 Rule to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination can show up in many forms, including spending time browsing Facebook or surfing the internet, checking your email obsessively throughout the day, talking with a co-worker about last night’s big game, or even spending a chunk of your time on busy work instead of more important projects. If you want to improve your success […]

Become More Desirable for any Job

Even during times of high unemployment, managers often lament that there aren’t enough qualified candidates out there. Follow these tips to increase your marketability and become highly sought-after in a competitive job market at your current employer or anywhere else. Boost Your Tech Savviness If you’re a software engineer, you already know you must keep […]

Be the Employee Every Boss Loves

Every manager expects their employees to work hard and do their jobs, but with just a little nudge you can stand out. Those who stand out are the first ones to be considered when jobs open and it’s time for annual pay increases. Here are 5 great tips to get you started. Communication: more is […]

Are You Too Busy for Your Own Good?

There are three types of people in this world: people who are busy, people who are not, and people who have the time to brag about how busy they are. No matter which camp you belong to, keep reading. Busier Than Ever? The projects at work are mounting to Himalayan proportions. The list of personal […]