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 […]

The Honest Road to Balancing Work and Family

If we’re honest, some seem to do this better than others.  Balancing work and family while striving to advance your career can seem like a 25-hour project in a 24-hour day.  Sometimes, it just doesn’t seem possible. Yet some people seem to be masters at the craft of discovering lost time in the day.  However, […]

Don’t be busy, be productive

Do you feel busy? In fact, would you go on to state that you are constantly busy with little time for yourself or new projects?  Well, if your answer is yes, then stop it.  Stop saying you are busy and stop being busy as there is a far better way to live life. Busy has […]

Your Guide to Scoring Employer-Paid Training

If you’re reading this article you are likely already knowledgeable about the importance of continuous learning and skills development. You know that learning new skills and technologies is critical to the success of a career and the sustainability of a business. Awareness of this fact is a great start, but you may have found that […]

Avoid These 6 Crummy Work Habits

Bad habits are hard to change, but make sure to carve out time regularly to reflect on your behavior — not just your work — at the office. Your reputation and employment may be at stake. Being Tardy to the Party Just because others are a few minutes late to the meeting, doesn’t mean you […]

5 Characters to Avoid at Work

Are you trying to get ahead in the workplace? Maybe hoping for an end of year bonus or key to a corner office? The first step in advancing your career is building solid relationships at work with both colleagues and supervisors. Just as there are those in the office to build rapport with, there are […]

Don’t Know What To Do? Act!

Do you often find yourself stuck in a pattern of analysis, constantly looking at hypothetical scenarios without taking action? Indecision is a common problem that many people face, and the inability to move forward can freeze their progress and have a negative impact on their career. One of the best things that you can do […]

10 Ways to Win the Fight for Happiness at Work

Let’s be honest.  Work is not always synonymous with happiness.  Whether it is just the daily grind or a career that is less than your passion, happiness doesn’t always occur naturally.  Regardless, this doesn’t mean you have to put it off.  The true masters of the workplace can find happiness in the midst of it […]

Create an Effective Elevator Speech and Open Doors

When you are looking for a new job, networking is a critical step to help you connect with other people in the industry. You’ve probably heard the saying that you only get a single opportunity to make a good first impression, and networking with an effective elevator speech can make-or-break your job hunting efforts. What […]

5 Surefire Ways to Stress Less At Work

Stress in the workplace is inevitable. But chronic, debilitating stress is not, even if you work in an inherently stressful profession. Research shows that ongoing pressure accompanied by increased demands contributes to stress at work. In order to keep your sanity, there are surefire ways to assist, even at the most stressful times. Consider following […]