Posts Tagged ‘workplace’
December 16th, 2016 |
9 Simple Networking Conversation Starters
Do you have trouble thinking of what to say at a networking event? Maybe you don’t go to networking events because you don’t know what to say.
Well, networking doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Once you know how to get a conversation started with complete strangers, it’s pretty easy to take it from there.
July 29th, 2016 |
5 SUBTLE WAYS YOUR JOB IS COMPROMISING YOUR HEALTH
You may not realize it, but your job can be a health risk. The demands of the current labor market can cause health problems if you are not aware of the dangers. Little things that seem innocuous can in fact cut your life short.
Read on to find out how you may unwittingly be playing a role in reducing your life span and/or decreasing your quality of life over the long term.
December 19th, 2014 |
6 CAREER RISKS THAT AREN’T WORTH THE RISK
A calculated risk can pay off handsomely. For example, if you take on a high-visibility project that you have the skills and the resources to accomplish, it can position you well to another step in your career. In the best case scenario, it could lead to a promotion. But conversely, there are risks that are not worth taking that can derail your career, temporarily or permanently.
Here are some career risks that you should not take:
May 16th, 2014 |
YOU DON’T REALLY WANT THIS JOB!
Have you ever wondered how you can screen out some jobs that are just not worth your time to apply for? Sometimes the expectations even from the vacancy announcement are so unrealistic that it makes you think you should not bother.
February 8th, 2013 |
5 REASONS WHY BREAKING UP IS SO HARD TO DO
Valentine’s Day is a good time to evaluate your relationships. You may already be inclined to assess a romantic relationship, but what about your work relationship with your employer? After all, if you are like most people, you spend more time at work than you do with your spouse or significant other. It can be as difficult, and in some cases more difficult, to break up with an employer as it is to break up a romantic relationship.
November 13th, 2012 |
5 STEPS TO TAKE BETWEEN THE JOB OFFER AND THE JOB
Congratulations! After searching for a job, you have now successfully landed one. You may be wondering how to best spend the time after between now and your start date. Since you clearly want to start off on the right foot, here are some tips for using that time wisely.
October 19th, 2012 |
WHERE ARE YOU ON THE CAREER LADDER?
Many people aspire to climb the career ladder, but how do you know when you have stalled out? And what about those times when you are boosted a couple rungs higher than you are ready to go, setting you up for an inevitable fall?
September 14th, 2012 |
STAYING UP WHEN EVERYONE ELSE IS DOWN
When so many workers are required to do more with less and the economy seems to be in a state of stagnation, it’s very, very easy to be negative. It can be quite challenging to look on the bright side of life when you haven’t had a raise, but the cost of living keeps going up.
August 24th, 2012 |
WHAT GOOD IS A PROMOTION WITHOUT A RAISE?
As companies are trying to squeeze more and more out of their employees, you may find yourself in a situation where you are asked to take on higher level responsibilities without a pay increase. In other words, a promotion with no raise.