The Delicate Art of Firing an Employee

  One of the worst parts of being a leader in a company is that not every employee is going to be useful and sometimes people have to be fired. It is not a pleasant experience for either parties and is not something that should be taken lightly. Before moving into the firing stage, it […]

Crafting a Diversified Resume

  One of the biggest traps that people fall into is thinking they have to craft the perfect resume and that will get them the job. This is wrong for one reason: no one resume fits the needs of every company. When applying for positions, it is important to recognize that every company, position, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Organize Your Work, 4 Quick Wins

We all know that organization is the key to success. Here are some concrete tips to help you get there. Know that it’s no rush, just try out one per week over the next 4 weeks. Make Prioritization a Must Whatever you hope to accomplish in a given day or week, you’ll need to make it […]

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 […]

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 […]