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.


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.


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.


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.


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?


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.


4 Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating in Your Job Search

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Nov 30, 2017 10:30:26 AM

Finding a job can be stressful, and at times, a very long process. We’re all familiar with applying to a number of job postings, and then maybe only hearing back from a few employers. It can be difficult to try and put your best foot forward when you may not be landing every phone screen or interview. However, you need to find the ways you can be more motivated and encouraged in order to remain productive in your search. Follow the next four steps in order to avoid procrastinating in your job search and move the hiring process forward.


How to Smartly Build a More Professional Wardrobe

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Nov 16, 2017 10:43:01 AM

Most of us have gotten used to throwing on a pair of jeans and our favorite t-shirt to head out of the house or run errands. While we may not always think about the outfits we choose to wear, this changes when we need to get dressed for the work place.


Creative Ways to Add More Structure to Your Work Day

Posted by Robert Harvie on Nov 7, 2017 9:59:50 AM

How many of us in the business world just follow the status quo on a daily basis? We come in with the mindset of accomplishing more than less, but leave at the end of the day feeling defeated and exhausted. It happens to the best of us, but there are ways we can try to eliminate those frenzied days where things just pile up.


What to Do on Sunday to Prepare for a Successful Week

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Oct 19, 2017 10:28:30 AM

For many of us, Sunday night is when you have the harsh realization that your weekend is coming to an end. It’s a time where we know we have to return to waking up early and being productive, which can be a difficult task when you’re coming off of a relaxing weekend. 


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