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 […]

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 […]

3 Ways Multitasking is Killing Your Productivity

On the surface, multitasking seems like a good idea. Why not do two, or even three things at the same time, instead of one? It may sound like a good idea in theory, but when it comes to real life, multitasking isn’t effective. In fact, it’s probably killing your productivity without you knowing it. Here […]

Keep your Career Moving Forward with these Tips

Everyone wants to move forward in their career, but some people don’t realize that they’re making critical mistakes and sabotaging their own progress. Understanding these potential slip-ups can help you to avoid them so that you can stay on the fast-track path to career success. Here are a few things to avoid: Micromanaging is Required […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Keys to Earning a Higher Salary

Wanting a raise is something of a universal human condition. In fact, you’d be incredibly hard pressed to find a single employee out there who wouldn’t gladly accept a higher salary, if offered. This means that you’re hardly the only one who’s asking themselves how they can gain entry into the next tax bracket. So […]

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 […]

Beef Up Your Networking Skills

Cultivating your network is one of the most effective ways to get your foot in the door when other methods seem to get you nowhere. Online and Off The key to a successful job search is diversification, which means pursuing multiple avenues in order to land interviews. When you set out to build your network, […]

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 […]