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Your Performance Review: Being Honest With Yourself

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Apr 25, 2019 10:58:07 AM

Don’t let the performance review become a dreaded experience, instead adjust your thinking a little and consider this an opportunity to honestly reflect on your work. What does this reflection look like? Likely, it will be slightly different for each person but generally speaking, anybody can follow this easy self-evaluation process that involves an ongoing cycle of inquiry and reflection.

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The First Three Steps You Should Take After Losing Your Job

Posted by Kelly Murphy on Feb 28, 2019 10:47:36 AM

Losing your job is tough. No matter the circumstances, it is a major life change that can take an emotional and financial toll on yourself. There are many reasons and factors as to why you may have lost your job. For example, your company may have downsized, your position could have been eliminated, a budget cut could have led to massive lay-offs, or termination may have occurred. Regardless of the reason, the aftershock of this event may make you feel like your world has been flipped upside down.

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7 Free Productivity Apps That Will Improve Your Workday

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 22, 2019 11:03:34 AM

There’s nothing worse than feeling disheveled and stressed in the office. It’s easy to get distracted, lose track of deadlines, or forget a task or project. Low levels of productivity affect not just you, but also the organization. On the bright side, technology has permitted us to improve our focus and productivity throughout the workday. With the right digital tools, you can get your work done faster, more organized, and stress-free. Below are seven free, cutting-edge apps that will help you track time, collaborate effortlessly, and create systematized to-do lists.

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Feeling Down During Your Job Search? Here's How to Stay Positive (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 29, 2018 9:59:04 AM

 

It’s easy to feel discouraged and overwhelmed while searching for jobs, especially if you have been looking for an extended period of time. It’s important to stay focused and keep an optimistic attitude in order to stay driven throughout your entire job search process. The following video highlights proven ways that will help you keep positive and motivated so you get the most out of your search.

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Feeling Down During Your Job Search? Here's How to Stay Positive

Posted by Niamh Concepcion on Oct 4, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Having an optimistic attitude when job seeking is essential to your success. Being out of work, especially for an extended period of time, is frustrating and can take a toll on your self-esteem. We’ve provided you with a couple of ways that will help you focus on the positives during your job hunt.

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9 Tips to Improve the Start and End of Your Workday

Posted by Andreea Muntean on Jun 14, 2018 11:52:37 AM

The first fifteen minutes of your morning can have a major impact on the rest of your day. Similarly, the last fifteen minutes of your day can affect your performance the next morning. By following these 9 helpful tips, you can ensure that you complete your to-do list with an ambitious attitude and finish your day satisfied and relieved that you accomplished all your goals.

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5 Reasons to Take Breaks at Work (and 5 Ones You Should Take)

Posted by Alexandra Papas on Apr 5, 2018 11:01:03 AM

The American workweek can easily span upwards of 50 hours. Working this much can not only put people’s health at risk, but it can also be detrimental to productivity and quality of work. A lot of people think that if you put in more hours, you will be more productive – which is true some of the time, but research also shows that working straight through without breaks can lead to burnout.

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5 Common Interview Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on Mar 15, 2018 9:24:57 AM

We all know that looking for a job can be a stressful process. When you start sending your resume out and get set up for an interview, that can also be a tense part of your search. Thankfully, there are certain things that you can do in order to minimize that stress which will set yourself up to do well. Take a look at these five common interview mistakes and learn how you can avoid them and ensure your future success.

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7 Innovative Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Posted by Andreea Muntean on Feb 8, 2018 9:42:17 AM

Picture this: you have an interview or important presentation coming up and you’re freaking out. You’re nervous that things will go wrong; you won’t get your dream job or you will make a fool out of yourself in front of your boss. You feel like your entire world is collapsing. Does this possibly sound familiar?

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How to Skillfully Explain Employment Gaps on Your Resume

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jan 25, 2018 9:39:50 AM

Throughout your professional career, there may be a time where you needed to take time off for one reason or another. Maybe you were taking care of a family member, wanted to go back to school, or were laid off. Whatever the reason may be, chances are a potential employer is going to ask about it.

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