Employment Tips

12 Most Overrated Jobs -- Daniel Bukszpan
When parents look at their young children and imagine what they'll be when they grow up, many different possibilities come to mind. They dream of little Junior growing up to be a surgeon, or ...

Without a job, California woman forced to live a lie -- Christina Zdanowicz
(CNN) -- Sukhraj Beasla's parents boast that their successful daughter works at a bank. The problem is that it's all a lie -- she was laid off more than two years ago. The tentacles of this ...

Top 10 Things You Never Want to Hear at Work -- Steve Tobak
Whoever came up with the expression, "It's better to give than to receive," must have been talking about bad news. Of course it's awful to deliver bad news, no doubt about it. But having been ...

Preparing For The Job Interview -- Gavin
Rule number 1: Research: Congratulations! You have been invited for the interview. Now what do you do? The first step is beginning to research the company. Once you have done this you will be ready ...

Job Seeker Trends for the 21st Century -- Marsha Phillips
Attention all job seekers: have you noticed that job boards aren't seeing too much action these days? That's because recruiters and employers are choosing to post jobs online at sites like ...

How to Survive Being Laid Off From Your Job -- Marsha Phillips
Laid off, downsized - whatever word you call it, losing your job is arguably one of the most traumatic events that can occur in one's life. Unfortunately, it has become quite commonplace in ...

3 Common Mistakes You Must Avoid When Writing A Cover Letter For Employment -- H. Kim
When writing a cover letter for employment in a desired organization, it is absolutely critical that your letter is free of the 3 most common mistakes of cover letter writing. These mistakes will be ...

Best Way to Work a Job Fair -- H. Kim
Job fairs or career fairs can help your job search tremendously or waste your time tremendously. There really is no other venue that allows you to meet with so many companies, with so many live human ...

Networking - An Essential Part of Job Searching -- Michelle Dumas
If you are preparing to begin job searching, the better prepared you are, the more likely it will be for you to land the job that you want. One of the most essential parts of job searching is to get ...

Quick Tips to Get Started Using Twitter For Your Job Search -- Michelle Dumas
Do you Tweet? If not, maybe you should. Perhaps it would be misleading to say that as a job searcher you MUST be on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or other social and business networking sites. But, ...

Differentiate Yourself and Land a Job Fast Even in a Recession -- Michelle Dumas
When unemployment is high and you find yourself in a competitive job market, it is easy to get discouraged. It is a fact that there are more and more people competing for fewer and fewer jobs. And, ...

Choose It Don't Excuse It! Mindset Changes You Can Choose to Jumpstart a Stalled Job Search -- Michelle Dumas
Are you in the job market right now? Is it taking longer than you want? Do you find yourself getting frustrated, depressed, anxious, and fearful that you'll never find a good job, or maybe even a ...

Communicating in the Workplace - The 5 C's of Becoming an Effective Communicator -- Heather Hansen
Truly successful professionals are leaders who have mastered the art of effective communication. They are well-liked by colleagues (including subordinates and superiors), your company's clients ...

Networking for Success - The Top 5 Tips to Becoming a Great Networker -- Heather Hansen
Meeting new people is never easy. But humans, by nature, are social beings that depend on other people to survive. We are taught, nurtured, and supported by others. Studies have even shown that ...

Business: Ten Tips For Handling a Difficult Situation With a Staff Member -- Linda Hancock
So, everything is going fine - until it isn't anymore! One of your staff members is yelling and screaming about something that doesn't even make sense. Another one is quiet but refusing to ...

Business: How to Handle Difficult Staff -- Linda Hancock
As a psychologist I am always trying to figure out whether a person can or can't do certain things and whether they will or won't do them. You see, many of my clients "can" do certain things ...

My Co-Worker Is Driving Me Crazy! -- Linda Hancock
Not everyone in the workplace is a happy and healthy individual. Some, in fact, are extremely difficult and it can take a toll on you to be around them. There are several things, however, that you ...

What Does An Employer Want In A New Hire? -- Linda Hancock
Being nice is not enough. There are a number of things that an employer needs to know during an interview and when the new hire starts working. Following is a guideline that will help you to prepare: ...

5 Tips For Surviving A Missed Opportunity -- Karen Keller, Ph.D
Opportunities are like buses, there's one coming by every 10 minutes. The problem is you can't get on every bus, and there is no magical formula for knowing which bus is the right one. So, ...

How To Ask For What You Want And Get It -- Karen Keller, Ph.D
Asking for what you want is the necessary first step in getting what you want. That's the way it works! If you don't ask, you don't get - simple. Simple. Really? If it was so simple, then ...

Getting Along With Your Boss or The Art Of Managing The Most Important Person at Work -- Alexandra Sleator
Would you agree that managing your boss well is a perennial issue: there is never a moment when your boss is not a relevant element in your work life. So let me ask you: how well do you get along ...

Influencing People - Part 2: A Four-Step Model of Persuasion -- Alexandra Sleator
In my previous article on influencing, I shared with you my recipe for persuading people. It contains only two ingredients. First, find out what they want. And, second, give it to them. They will ...

Influencing People - Part 1: What Happens When We Get It Wrong? -- Alexandra Sleator
When it comes to persuasion, the reason we fail to influence others is because we assume they are like us. With this mindset, we prepare our remarks, our presentations, our memos, our proposals to ...

Business Start Up - Basic Steps Before You Can Even Open Shop -- Jeffrey L Brown
The facts are that most new business endeavors fail in the first year or two due to poor planning and poor financial support. There are some very important steps to consider when starting a new ...

It's All Marketing! -- Jeffrey L Brown
Most of the doctors' offices that I have walked into over the past few years make me feel like a low class citizen. I walk in the office, smile at the receptionist, and she says "Sign in" and ...

Dealing With Staff Issues -- Jeffrey L Brown
Once you open your doors and start that new business, everything you say or do can and will be used against you... wait a minute... sounds like a Miranda warning. But, it's really true. When you ...

Managing Your Business By Statistics -- Jeffrey L Brown
Once your business is up and running, the next step is to put you and the business on statistics so you can keep an eye on how things are running. Just like a baseball or basketball player, if you do ...

Never Have Just One Career -- Jeffrey L Brown
Here is a very controversial subject which has cost me a lot of friction over the years. In 2002, I went back to school to acquire my MBA because I did not trust that I could be a dentist all my ...

Music to Medicate Unemployment - 2 -- Martha M Murray
This is an update on the situation with our group of unemployed ladies from the first article Music to Medicate Unemployment. The ladies are learning a lot of new skills which includes learning to ...

Music to Medicate Unemployment -- Martha M Murray
My sister just lost her job at a large well-known corporation. She had been there for more than a decade which means it was a really good position for her. When the company announced the cut-backs, ...

How to Get a Job in a Recession -- Mary E Hope
1) Be picky! Work out what you want in a role and which roles you could do. Don't apply for everything that you see. That may seem counter-intuitive but, there is a law of diminishing returns, ...

How to Have a Positive Relationship With Time -- Mary E Hope
'Tempus fugit' or time flies! The idea was first expressed by Virgil (70-19 B.C.), who wrote in the Aeneid 'Fugit inreparabile tempus' (Time is flying never to return)...". And few ...

Breaking Through the Silver Ceiling -- C. A. Stapleton
There are a plethora of articles instructing older, more mature workers on how to apply for jobs. But, does this always lead to success? Typically, the answer is "no". The information doesn't ...

Guidelines to Plan for Career After Schooling -- Julie Caroline Green
To plan our career is a journey which starts immediately after schooling. You can take up a particular course which can help you to go ahead in your desired field. Making a career plan includes ...

How To Sign And Deliver Your Agreements On Your iPad -- Ian S Lauder
Tired of lugging around stacks of paper contracts while out of the office? Wouldn't you like a better way to edit your agreements, get signatures and digitally organize your contracts? More and ...

Executive Outplacement Services Help In Smooth Career Transitions -- Jeremy C.
Businesses, firms and organizations are vulnerable to shutdowns, buyouts or downsizing, especially in the post-recession years. As an aside, outsourcing, the liquidity crisis and mergers can also ...

How to Avoid Discrimination in the Workplace -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Discrimination is nothing but a way of intolerance and ignorance. Being discriminated is painful especially if you knew that you would be as competent as the others favored. Yes, it is illegal to ...

Low Morale in the Workplace - How to Make Your Employees Happy Again -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Low morale is caused by the boss's incompetence in handling issues with his workers. There should be an effort coming from the boss to do something before a worker can make the situation worse. ...

Micro-Managing - Trashing People Instead of Building Them -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Micro-managing is unproductive. There is lack of trust, full of fear and none of so-called complete delegation of tasks which of course, brings more damage than good to the workplace. Imagine ...

How to Handle Discrimination in the Workplace -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Have you been harassed or discriminated against someone or something? Or, do you know what harassment or discrimination is? Discrimination and harassment are both attacking the mental or ...

Signs That You Are Being Bullied -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
In every 10 workers, one of them has been bullied in their career. Yes, in every workplace there are bullies who victimize other workers simply because of their false belief to maintain control or ...

Types of Bullies in the Workplace -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Toxic workplace breeds contempt, discontent and the like among workers. With a culture tolerating bullies, everyday scenario is likened to a prison cell where the rule of the mighty is observed and ...

Who Is a Psychopath Bully? Am I the One? -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Sans compassion and empathy, a psychopath bully has the power to manipulate, intimidate and harass workers just to accomplish tasks. Yes, with his focus towards productivity and the like, he ...

Difficult Bosses - To Move or Not -- Ellen Jackson
There have been so many books and articles written about how to deal with difficult people, wacko bosses, or positions that you don't fit in it's almost confusing. If you are like me you read ...

Managers, Learn How To Manage Workplace Stress -- Nelson Berry
Sure, being a manager means hundreds of dollars a month. However, it’s also a very stressful job. Imagine, you’re responsible to not just one but plenty of people. You are accountable to whatever ...

How to Make a Career Change -- Gavin F Redelman
It is NEVER too late for a career change! Sure, you might not have direct experience in a certain industry or job, but you need to prove to any hiring manager that your existing skills are, in fact, ...

Realistic Job Expectations -- Gavin F Redelman
To ensure that you avoid disappointment and unnecessary stress ensure that you maintain realistic expectations. The best advice I give job seekers is to set realistic job expectations. Too many times ...

Choosing A Career In Banking -- Gavin F Redelman
It was 7.00 on a Monday morning and as I sat on the train on the way to work I found myself sitting behind two gentlemen who I instinctively expected to work in the financial industry. Both men were ...

Staying in the Manager's Good Books at Work -- Gavin F Redelman
No one likes a "suck up" or a "teacher's pet", but let's be honest - staying in the manager's good books at work is important not only to keep your job, but for your long term growth. It ...

Tips on How to Keep the Job -- Gavin F Redelman
Understand your role and expectations. You may feel as though you are doing a fantastic job, but if your expectations differ from those of your manager or boss, there is going to be conflict. Have a ...

How to Succeed When Working From Home -- Gavin F Redelman
As a resume writer there are often days where I can work from home in the luxury of my lounge room without having to step foot outside my house. I save money and time on transport and what is best is ...

Dressing Professionally Is One Step to Getting Promoted -- Gavin F Redelman
Getting ahead in the workplace comes down to many different factors. Your skills and values you bring to the job are of the upmost importance. If you can't deliver in your job it doesn't ...

Is There Still a Market For What You Do? -- Jessica M Holbrook
Most people know that certain sectors of the economy have been hit harder than others, like real estate, construction, and banking. If you've spent the last decade or two working in those ...

Are You Too Hard On Yourself? -- Jessica M Holbrook
Remember when you were a teenager, and you were convinced that everyone around you was staring at every single imperfection you possessed? Fortunately, as we get older we realize that most people ...

Are You Making the Right Connections? -- Jessica M Holbrook
Some of us have had the good fortune of knowing from an early age exactly where we wanted to go with our careers. However, many job seekers do not discover their professional calling until later in ...

Having No College Degree Doesn't Mean You're Not a Qualified Candidate -- Jessica M Holbrook
Are you currently seeking a professional job but don't have a college degree? If so, you are not alone. According to a recent study conducted by The Chronicle of Higher Education, only 27.5 ...

Top Careers In Demand -- Tony Jacowski
One of the sectors at the top of the list is the sales and marketing industry. The industry offers jobs such as marketing executives, account executives, and business development managers to mention ...

Factors Why Businesses Fail -- Steve Flores
There are a number of reasons as why businesses, like a wholesale clothing business, fails in their first year. There are various factors that will be used to either reach success in the business, or ...

What Makes A Nice Business Card? -- Steve Flores
If you own a business, then a business card may be a must. The importance of a business card in your business can't be stressed enough. Your business card is going to be the first salesman in ...

When You Have a Injury Caused By An Workplace Accident -- Autumn Lockwood
Injury Caused by Workplace Accidents Statistics reveal that many injuries and also fatalities are caused by accidents that take place in the workplace. Although there are laws in place that will help ...

People who work from home are happier, more productive -- Nadine Bells
Telecommuters are happier — and more productive Happy are those who work from home. And it's not just because they can spend all day in pyjamas. A recent study found that telecommuters' ...

Tell Tale Signs of a Bad Company -- Nik Lemmens
Obviously, companies do not go around blatantly advertising the fact that they are a bad company and not that great to work for, therefore how can you go about uncovering their true side? Read and ...

Unemployed? Not For Long! -- Linda Whittern
Get those job offers by preparing properly for your interview. Most candidates don't - simply because they haven't learnt how. The right way to prepare for an interview isn't to rehearse ...

Career Moves Strategy To Beat The Jobs Slump -- Linda Whittern
Plan your career moves wisely... you can't afford not to when the job market's as bleak as it now is. Good career planning safeguards your job security. Even if your current job abruptly ...

Made Redundant - What To Do Immediately After You Hear The News -- Linda Whittern
Pole-axed is what most people feel on hearing they've been made redundant. Calm your fear and fury as best you can and start work now on protecting your future. Is there any chance you can argue ...

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot While Conducting a Job Search -- Brad Remillard
I think the best way to shoot yourself in the foot while in a job search is not having a structured, formal, repeatable job search methodology or process. In the case of a job search HOPE and LUCK ...

How to Overcome the 2 Biggest Enemies in a Job Search -- Brad Remillard
The Beatles once sang, "all you need is love." In life this is true and it certainly helps during a job search, but it is not all you need. However, tough love is a good start. A job search is tough. ...

Changing Industry Is Difficult But Not Impossible -- Brad Remillard
With a recession in full swing many candidates are seeking to change industries. This is especially true if most of your experience is in an industry that has been hard hit in the recession. Some ...

How to Shorten the Time It Takes to Find Candidates -- Brad Remillard
It is a common complaint that hiring takes too long. Especially for small companies that might hire only a few times a year. Shortening the time it takes to hire someone can have an enormous impact ...

5 Components of a Trusting Relationship -- Brad Remillard
Let's delve into some of the specific issues that define the level of trust between an employee and their boss. By the way, if I somehow manage to leave out a key issue that you think is ...

Ideas On Looking For A Job While Working -- Brad Remillard
Q. I'm currently one of those who is underemployed. I'm considering looking for a better job and would like to know what is the best way to go about it while working? I would start with your ...

This Is Why Companies Accept Mediocrity When Hiring -- Brad Remillard
Is HR responsible for hiring? In many companies the answer to this question is, "Yes." I believe that is the wrong answer. HR may be responsible for facilitating hiring, working with manager to ...

Working Abroad Opportunities For The Backpacker -- Chase Crawford
Are you dreaming of traveling the world but do not have the necessary budget for that? Then what you can do is look for working abroad opportunities so you can get funding for your travels. This way ...

Tips For The First-Time Small Business Entrepreneur -- Chase Crawford
Are you a first-time small business entrepreneur? You have probably already realized that it is not such an easy thing to start a business even if you have spent months or even years planning it. ...

Find Work Abroad And See The World Today -- Chase Crawford
Do you want to see different places, experience different cultures, and mingle with different people? Then you certainly would like to travel the world. But there is a problem and that is when your ...

5 Easy Job Search Tips -- Chase Crawford
The economy is far from being at its healthiest and that is why there seem to be more unemployed people these days. Are you one of them? Then you should be able to increase your chances of getting ...

Tips On How To Find A Job Abroad -- Chase Crawford
Are you interested to work in another country? While there are many great benefits that you can get out of this experience, the first thing that you need to do is to find a job abroad. And it is not ...

Job Hunting Tips 101: Make It Happen Today -- Chase Crawford
Are you currently looking for a job? Then you need some of the best job hunting tips to help you land one. After all with the economy not being at its healthiest, finding a good job has become more ...

Take Control Of Your Career! -- Andre Palmer
Overview The most important first step to make a radical career change is to take a good look at your present situation - The most important first step is to get an overview of what your situation ...

Computerized Job Application - Tips With Online Job Search -- Erika Ayala
In this day and age, almost everything can be done in front of a computer with a decent internet connection; shop for your groceries, clothes, talk to the people you love who are on the other side of ...

Death of the 9 to 5 Job -- Devin Licastro
The Mountain Looking up at the blue sky, surrounded by nature, sitting half way up a beautiful mountain, beer in hand, on a warm spring day here in China my friend and fellow English teacher Alex ...

Managing Conflict - Essential in the Business Environment -- Rizvana Abdul
The business environment is full of opportunities but it is also full of conflict. Conflict is a very good thing as long as one knows how to deal with it effectively because it leads to change. It ...

Job Seekers, No Offer Is Perfect -- Ken Sundheim
So, you're interviewing with a small business and it comes time to discuss your compensation package. How are you supposed to know your value on the open job market? In all actuality, that's ...

3 Personal Money Management Tips To Increase Your Wealth -- Michael Lee
We all want to live comfortably and increase our wealth. Who doesn't? Here is where personal money management tips come in handy. There are a number of reasons why someone's personal ...

Storytelling In Business: How Stories Can Rocket Your Profits -- Michael Lee
One of the many benefits of using storytelling in business is that it can communicate powerful messages about you and your product. In today's ever-changing and competitive market, using just ...

Mirroring And Matching Technique To Boost Relationships And Sales -- Michael Lee
The mirroring and matching technique is one of the most effective ways to build rapport with strangers, new contacts and potential clients. As we all know, building rapport is one of the most ...

Following up after the Job Interview -- RedStarResume
The final stage of nailing the interview is the follow up. After doing all the hard work of preparing for the interview, dressing correctly and being able to answer all the questions which the ...

Questions to ask in the Job Interview - How to nail your job interview -- RedStarResume
As a job candidate what is the best question to ask in an interview? At some point in the interview (typically at the end) the hiring manager will turn to you and ask “Do you have any questions ...

Career Planning: The Perils of Doing Nothing! -- John Groth
Career planning seems to make so much sense that it's a wonder that everyone is not doing it. It's a method to manage your career, keep track of progress or the lack of progress, set goals ...

Job Hunting Attitude: Keep It Positive, Get A Job! -- John Groth
Job hunting is a marketing project. You are marketing, "You," and the prospective employer is the, "Buyer." In any selling proposition you need to get the buyer's attention. How you craft this ...

Career Change: Can You Do It In A Recession? -- John Groth
Don't buy into the current wisdom that in a recession it's almost impossible to change careers. Many assume with heightened competition for every job hiring managers are going to take the ...

Successful Job Hunting From a New Perspective! -- John Groth
In every job interview you'll be asked questions and you'll provide answers. Depending how you answer the questions, your demeanor, and other things outside your control, the interview will ...

Career Change Skills: 5 Methods to Help You Change Careers! -- John Groth
Oh, for the good old days. You went to school as far as you could, found a job, worked there until you retired and that was it. So, why isn't this path working anymore? The economy seems to be ...

Powerful Negotiation -- Glenise Anderson
Negotiation is one of those aspects of life we face on a daily basis. It is essential that a person have powerful negotiation skills, as everything in life requires it. Through great negotiation ...

What Not to Say During a Job Interview -- realsimple.com
Don’t say: “My current boss is horrendous.” Why: It’s unprofessional. Your interviewer might wonder when you’d start bad-mouthing her. For all you know, she and your current boss are old ...

What Not to Say in the Workplace -- Kristyn Kusek Lewis
Don’t say: “That’s not my job.” Why: If your superior asks you to do something, it is your job. Instead say: “I’m not sure that should be my priority right now.” Then have a ...

18 Common Phrases to Avoid in Conversation -- Kristyn Kusek Lewis
Some things should never be said―like these phrases. Here, what to say instead. What Not to Say About Someone's Appearance Don’t say: “You look tired.” Why: It implies she doesn’t ...

Secret Tips on How to Answer the Hardest Job Interview Question -- RedStarResume
What’s your greatest weakness? Without doubt one of the hardest questions to answer. Being too honest can severely affect your interview. Everyone has something they can work on, so saying you have ...

16 Ways to Make Yourself Unfireable -- Ashley Jacobs
We all know people who have recently lost their jobs. Maybe you're lucky enough to still have a paycheck, but for how long? Fortunately there are several simple things you can do to make yourself ...

6 actions that will devastate your career -- investopedia.com
Managing your career can be frustrating at times, but when done right, you can climb that ladder in record time. Here are the six most common ways people self-sabotage their careers - do you ...

QUICK TEAM-BUILDING ACTIVITIES FOR BUSY MANAGERS -- hyn
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Staying Calm During Negotiations -- Roseanna Leaton
Negotiations may be seen as involving two parties who each want different outcomes and are attempting to find a compromise that will suit everyone. Your expectation may be based upon a belief that ...

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Ideas on How to Improve Workplace Ambiance -- Stacy Wright
Our workplace is our second home. Literally, it is the area or an office where people work to earn money for their families. It is also where all creativity and all types of elements flow with other ...

Deal with a Disorganized Co-Worker -- Ashley Womble
Unless you'd like to join former Jet Blue flight attendant Steven Slater in the unemployment line, you've gotta watch you say at work. Next time a co-worker tries to get you to help save ...

How to Stay Positive at Work -- Leonora Epstein
There’s a reason why it’s called a depressed economy. No one enjoys job insecurity or financial crises. Whether you’re frantic about getting fired, bumming out at your 9-5, or working in a ...

Get a Raise -- Ashley Womble
We know what you're thinking: You work hard and you deserve a raise. Unfortunately, you aren't alone. And while some companies are doing a bit better, they aren't exactly throwing money ...

Improve Your Networking If You Are Shy -- Royane Real
Many people are intimidated by the idea of attending a party or a business function, especially if they are shy. This is a shame because the contacts made at business social events can be very ...

Steps for Motivating the Employees -- Jenniefer Raj
Instead of trying to curb attrition, companies are willing to spend more on hiring and training costs. We are glad to list a few steps that management can easily incorporate to motivate their ...

Empowerment Against a Malicious Boss -- Susan Grossman
In today's difficult economy of high unemployment, many people are quietly enduring horrible job situations with malicious bosses. Examples include neurotic bosses who micromanage, tyrannical ...

Some Tips of Preventing Sleepiness at Work -- Renalyn Dizon
It is a human nature to get sleepy especially during afternoon while mostly is in the office and off course it is not good to feel sleepy at work. Here are some simple tips that you could try to ...

Harassment in the Workplace: We All Need to Work Together to Stop It -- Charlie Bentson King
Harassment in the workplace is a serious problem. Not only is it illegal but it decreases productivity and job satisfaction as well. Workplace Harassment takes two forms - Quid Pro Quo and Hostile ...

How To Increase Your Productivity Using 3 Powerful Techniques -- Shawn Lim
Do you want to learn how you can increase your productivity by getting more relevant work done in your life? If you answer yes to the question, this will be the right article for you. You are going ...

How To Double Your Productivity In An Instant -- Shawn Lim
Do you want to learn how you can accomplish more in your life? This is exactly what you are going to discover in this article. You will learn how you can double your productivity in an instant. Most ...

6 Steps to Secure Your Dream Position -- Candace Davies
It happens time and time again. Someone loses their job but it’s not the specific job they are upset about losing, it is the fact that they are now jobless. Many people hold jobs that they are not ...

How to Transition From Being a Teacher to an Administrator -- Candace Davies
Becoming a Principal or Vice Principal is a whole new ball game in the field of education. Though you may be an exceptional teacher, you need to highlight how you can be an outstanding administrator ...

How To Double Your Productivity In 5 Minutes -- Shawn Lim
Do you want to learn how you can double your productivity in 5 minutes? Do you want to learn how you can get more things done in a day? If you do, this will be the right article for you. What you are ...

How To Increase Your Productivity Using 3 Powerful Techniques -- Shawn Lim
Do you want to learn how you can increase your productivity by getting more relevant work done in your life? If you answer yes to the question, this will be the right article for you. You are going ...

Essence of Teamwork -- Anil Nigam
Requirement of Teamwork? Larger, ambitious goals requiring unique tailor made approaches usually require that people work together with other people in a team and not as individual. As the tasks are ...

Signs You Are In The Wrong Job -- Amanda Frank - Monster Contributing Writer
Work. You’re not quite content. Nevertheless you shuttle to and fro every business day. You know with a sigh of resignation that nothing in life is perfect. You do your best to placate the sneaking ...

Employee Motivation - The Magic of Positive Connections -- Doris Helge, Ph.D.
If you're challenged by employee motivation, engagement, or retention problems, this article is a must-read. Traditional employee motivation and recognition programs fail because companies and ...

Career Change: Does A Job For Life Still Exist? -- Carl Mueller
If you are considering a career change, you might first ask if there is still such a thing as a job for life? Realistically, it’s hard to still imagine someone working for the same company from the ...

I Hate My Job: Does This Sound Like Something You Say? -- Carl Mueller
Do you find yourself saying this on a regular basis? Do you dread having to face another day at work? Do you sometimes wish you’d be fired or laid off just to escape your daily prison? If so, join ...

The Single Best Attribute Successful Career-Minded People Have -- Carl Mueller
A positive attitude in the workplace. This is possibly the single best attribute that successful career-minded people have. A positive attitude in the workplace simply refers to the fact that people ...

The Reference Check: How People Lose Job Offers At This Stage -- Carl Mueller
The reference check is probably the most ignored part of the job search process. As a recruiter I’m always amazed how many job searchers consider the reference check to be a moot point given how ...

Get Your Foot In The Door: Having Trouble Getting An Employer To Give You A Chance? -- Carl Mueller
Trying to get your foot in the door of a company is often the only thing preventing you from kick starting your career or finding your dream career. Have you ever applied for a job that you really ...

Why Not Work Abroad? My Experience Working Overseas -- Carl Mueller
Choosing to work abroad is an option that you can use to not only take a different step in your career, but also to expand your personal horizons by experiencing a different culture and environment. ...

Think You’re Too Old? That Employer Might Think So Too -- Kristen Harris
With some of the recent unemployment statistics it’s no surprise age discrimination continues to be a hot topic. Looking for a job is hard enough. Feeling as if you are being discriminated against ...

So you want to be the boss? -- Gregg Gregory
Things you need to do before and after getting promoted. Tyler had been working with his company for about three years when he was promoted to a management position. He was excited not only because ...

Dealing With Idiots At Work -- Gregg Gregory
Why can idiots at work drive away your best employees? How do you describe a person with a bad or negative attitude? Can you do anything about it? Stop and ask your self these questions and do they ...

How to Deal With a Difficult Co-Worker - 3 Practical Tips -- Deepanjolie Figg
Getting that dream job in these trying times of competition and recession is nothing short of an achievement; keeping it, however, is something else. The niggling resentment signals sent out by a ...

Self-esteem for the Unemployed -- Liv Miyagawa
It is very easy to lose your self-esteem when you lose your job. Being fired, for whatever reason, is a big blow to most people's self-esteem. You feel incompetent, unappreciated and rejected. It ...

Reason to Quit Your Job -- Emma Wanjiku
Quitting a job is never an easy decision. However, others might disagree and say it is one of the easiest things to do. The truth is people quit their jobs all the time. You spend most of your time ...

Tips to Get Promotions in Your Workplace -- Emma Wanjiku
In the workplace, many workers give their all and their best. A job well done always deserves a reward and this is often fulfilled by a promotion. However, as many have found out, promotions are not ...

Sure Ways to Please Your Boss -- Emma Wanjiku
The worse thing you can do in your workplace is make your boss your enemy. Whether you like it or not, you must be in good books to safeguard all your interests in the company or organization. For ...

Wrong Reasons to Quit a Job -- Emma Wanjiku
Many people will have ridiculous and silly reasons for quitting jobs. However, it is vital to acknowledge that people are different and what might seem silly to you may be a life line to another ...

5 Ways to Deal With a Mean Boss -- Emma Wanjiku
Bosses are not always the most popular people in life but, you have to deal with them every single day because your livelihood depends on it. Putting up with a mean boss can leave you dry and ...

Hostile Workplace Environment Laws - How to Use Them to Protect Yourself From Bullying Bosses -- James Blake
You are a hard worker in your company for many years and feels valued at work. One day, you have a new boss has drastically changed your work environment. Your new boss has a bad temper but he always ...

ESL Teacher Job – English as a Second Language Teaching Jobs Abroad -- Candace Davies
For many people traveling abroad and seeing the world is a dream. Most people put off achieving that dream because they feel it will be too expensive, and that they cannot possibly take the necessary ...

Sales Letter Format: The Elements You Need and How to Structure Them -- Neil Sawers
The Internet is full of sales letter templates for every conceivable purpose. Want to sell widgets to the shoe industry? There's a template. Want to tell law firms about your legal accounting ...

Make More Time In Your Day By Taking Out The Needless Activities -- Kari Farmer
Time management is a constant struggle for a lot of people and most of those people sing the same tune when talking about their day. There never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything ...

Choose The Career That Makes You Happy And Not The One That Make Others Happy -- Kari Farmer
I’ve been there and done that when it comes to college and jobs. Every single one of my choices was governed by the influence of others and their ideas. I experienced a lot of student loans and a ...

How Can I Keep A Positive Attitude At Work? 6 Tips To Keep Your Head High -- Kari Farmer
How are you supposed to keep a positive attitude at work when Jim always tells you that he knows how to do it better than you and your boss always catches you daydreaming even though you only do it ...

Importance Of Resume Templates -- Freeman Scott
In this competitive world that has been recently rocked by recession and spiraling unemployment, it is very important to present your resume in such a way that it will impress the reader and impel ...

Tips In Salary Negotiation And Getting Your Desired Salary -- Ramir Sarmiento
The very peak of whole hiring process lands on salary negotiation. Most employers and employees as well turn out negotiation into anxieties causing hiring delays and unclosed salary deal. If you have ...

Email Etiquette at Work -- Thesa Sambas
Netiquette at work is a bit like driving. Although mostly people get where they want to go, you run into your share of idiots and rude folks along the way, and once in a while there is a complete ...

Clutter Removal - Essential For Productivity In Your Office -- Michael C. Miller
If your home office has become an explosion of paper and disarray it may feel like a hopeless goal to ever get organized. You may have the best intentions to spend a day getting everything in order ...

Several Tips To Self Employment -- Michael C. Miller
There exist two thorough studies on the personal qualities of an entrepreneur. Few people may tell you that it certainly takes a type A personality to be a successful entrepreneur. While others may ...

Have The Right Mindset To Get The Next Job You Want -- Michael C. Miller
Career and job opportunities come and go every day. If you don't know where to look or who to talk to, you will be lost in the highway of chances that you're missing out. You may have crafted ...

Career Planning – Some Do's And Some Don'ts -- Neil Theobald
A well-known phrase runs thus: "if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail". This saw works well for career planning too. Career planning ideally should start during the final years of your ...

Jobless Again -- Azari Masili
Live to work or work to live? Work is what we need to survive the harsh civilization no matter what the job is. The funny part is I'm still living and kicking even though I'm jobless. This is ...

Ice Breakers - Corporate Team Building Activities and Games for Meetings -- Takuya Hikichi
Fun corporate ice breakers promote familiarity and understanding among team members. A well-designed icebreaker is entertaining, relaxing, motivating, energizing, and establishes solid team rapport. ...

Eight Reasons An Unemployed Should Blog -- Ndidi Ngwuluka
I listen to and empathize with my unemployed friends and usually because of our different fields of study; I am at loss at how to help them find jobs. I ask the basic questions such as what have you ...

Understanding How To Conduct Face To Face Negotiations -- Deon Bates
In our age of ever-expanding communication possibilities, researchers have been drawn to answer the question of which communication mode is most likely to lend itself to successful negotiation. ...

A Good Reputation is Hard to Win and Easy to Lose -- Susan Leigh
In business, ones reputation is the key to success or failure. The way that your business is perceived can stay with you for years. It is importantto recognise all the different factors that ...

How to Manage An Organization -- Frankie Muhammad
How to effectively and successfully operate an organization is very complicated. It requires an extensive amount of training, skills, knowledge and experience. Organizations over time have become ...

Can money buy happiness? Maybe, up to $75,000 -- Editing by Philip Barbara
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Can money really make you happy? Not really, but up to about $75,000 a year can ease the pain of life's stresses, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday. ADVERTISEMENT A ...

Is There A Worse Way To Look For Job? -- Jack K.
I read an article in today’s newspaper and came away, asking myself, "Is there worse way to look for a job?" Evidently, there was a job fair downtown yesterday. 135 companies and/or employers were ...

On Becoming Invaluable - A Game Of Inches -- Jack K.
The central message of “Acres of Diamond” is for one to find meaning and opportunity where one is, rather than to seek it elsewhere. Russell Conwell illustrated this message by telling a story of ...

Is Self-Employment a Better Option? -- Alexandra Burlacu
Self-employment stands for a different type of career simply because people have the opportunity to develop independently their own professional path. This approach sounds quite appealing as you are ...

Five Beneficial Stress Relievers At Work -- Ralph Wilhelm
Since work causes stress,here are 5 stress relievers at work. After all, you would not choose the corporate stress you are hurting from to flood over to your private life once you arrive at home ...

Loosing Motivation In A Job: The Role Of Self-development -- Michael Cockson
Analyzing different careers, most people put the priority on the financial aspect of the job. Living in a material world, it can be stated that such aspect cannot be overestimated. Nevertheless, ...

Top Ways To Evaluate Your Boss -- Silas Reed
Now it is very difficult to find ways to evaluate your boss. It is thing that everyone wants but only a few of them can do in reality. Actually only a few of them know the tricks about it. The ...

Effective Ways To Maintain Your Job Security -- Silas Reed
If you are looking for some effective ways to maintain your job security, then you have come to the right place. With all that the economy has gone through in the past few months, a lot of people ...

The Right Attitude: Your Key To Success -- Jude's Craw
Regardless of how good you are in everything you do, you won't make it without having the right attitude. Distracted? Unfocused? Jumping from one project to another? Getting frustrated due to ...

Anger Issues In The Workplace And How To Control It. -- nt
Is your vocation success being hindered by your own or additional individual hot-headedness? Apply these Anger Management hints to set you on the road to success. Left unaddressed, wrath counteracts ...

Hate Your Job? Have a Plan Before You Quit -- Jessica M Holbrook
I had lunch with a friend the other day who left her job earlier this year. She relayed to me how she had gotten fed up with a particular client, and so she decided to quit. She had about four months ...

Expecting the Unexpected When Unemployed -- James L Adams
So you have worked for a firm for 10 years or more, abiding by every condition it had set-forth for a decade or so, now a pink-slip is in your hand, "What to expect next?" Personal pride and ...

How to Ask For a Salary Increase and Get Your Raise -- Roger Clark
Feeling overworked and underpaid? If you're starting to feel like you deserve a raise, here are eight DO's and DON'Ts to build your confidence and tact (and what to avoid!) in asking for ...

Here's How to Talk to a Difficult Boss -- Mark S Myers
There is no need to suffer with a difficult boss. Here are tips that will help you on how to talk to a difficult boss. It may sound eerily common but almost all of us have faced a difficult boss at ...

How to Establish Rapport With Customers - 3 Rapport Building Tips to Wow Your Customers -- Michael Lee
In every industry, it's important to know how to establish rapport with customers. Whether you're a butcher selling sirloin, a sales representative in real estate or a big-time CEO of a ...

Communicating With Difficult People - 5 Tips to Make Peace With Difficult People -- Michael Lee
Communicating with difficult people certainly poses a challenge, but that shouldn't keep you from trying anyway. In fact, breaking through these people's barriers can be quite rewarding if ...

Dealing With Difficult Bosses in 3 Easy Steps -- Michael Lee
Dealing with difficult bosses can be a nightmare, but it can also be a way for you to become better at your work. I know it sounds ridiculous, but hear me out. While they don't exactly inspire ...

Canadian Employers Experiencing Domestic Violence -- Gordon Basichis
You don’t think of Canada as the place for domestic violence. I realize there are generalities and with every generality there are exceptions, but most American tend to think of Canadians as a more ...

Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss -- Andy De Ronda
Admit it, there are times you've regretted saying some things to your boss, it's caused problems, perhaps you've received a warning, maybe you alienated workmates, in more serious cases ...

Exhausted From Work? - Give Yourself a Break -- Michael Sanjaya
Sometimes we just work too much. More often than not, a lot of people become workaholic after just a month from getting started with their first job. Being a hard worker is not bad. But if your work ...

Tips to Fight Exhaustion While at Work -- Michael Sanjaya
What time do you usually start to work? Do you work during day time? Or do you work at night time? Well, no matter what the time your work is, sometimes you may feel exhausted while at work. Such ...

What’s Better: Working For A Small Company Or A Large Corporation? -- Gavin Davis
When I worked for a large corporation I was convinced that it was the best way to get ahead in my professional career. Years later I worked for a much smaller business, and was then convinced that a ...

Networking is an Active Verb -- H. Kim
In one of my earlier blogs, I offered some ideas on how and where to begin building your network. Let us continue to explore networking as a key component to your job hunt strategy. If you signed up ...

5 Strategies to Advance in Your Career -- Timothy Moreland
For some, career advancement means moving up the ladder at their current company. For others, this can be changing direction in their career, or even moving to a completely different industry. ...

Job Stress Burnout - 3 Easy Solutions to Get Rid of Stress -- Neef Davidson
Are You Suffering From Job Stress Burnout? Are You Fed Up With Advice On How To Manage Stress At Work And Deal With Burnout In The Workplace? How About Not Coping With Stress And Instead Do Something ...

Career Development: Are You As Good As Your Word? -- Dorothy Tannahill-Moran
A concept I don’t think gets talked about too much as it relates to a person’s career growth is integrity. Integrity sometimes sounds stiff and too conceptual but there are aspects to it that are ...

How to Ask For Feedback at Work -- Gabriel Stiller
Getting feedback from others about your performance is a great way of improving your skills. Feedback should be constructive, timely and sincere so that you can use it to improve your performance or ...

What Do You REALLY Want to Be When You Grow Up? -- Meredith J. Masse, KCC
Designing Your Career Sweet Spot After a childhood, teen years and early professional life filled with angst trying to please others, it wasn't until I truly allowed myself to focus on where I ...

6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes -- Erin Joyce
1. Inappropriate Pictures It may go without saying, but prospective employers or clients don't want to see pictures of you chugging a bottle of wine or dressed up for a night at the bar. Beyond ...

Worst words to say at work -- Linnda Durre
Let's look at some specific words and phrases that are used by some people to buy time, avoid giving answers and escape commitment. If you use these words and phrases yourself, take a scalpel and ...

Social Skills That Succeed At Work -- Delores Mason
An organization is about the products it creates or the services it provides, but an organization is also about people: customers, consumers and employees. Without these an organization simply ...

Get Ready to Change Careers, Whether You Want to Or Not! -- Melissa Rubin
Changing careers can happen when you realize you hate your current company, or when your current company realizes they hate you. Sometimes a career change is forced upon you when you least expect it; ...

Is Speculative Letter Writing a Good Idea For Job Applications? -- Peter Fisher
The idea about writing some speculative letters is a good one, writing to possible employers which may have jobs that you don't know about has got to be worthwhile. After all, they may have ...

Information You Have to Know When Applying For a Job -- Watson Tay
Getting a job doesn't have to be hard. You just have to know the right places to look and the best ways to promote yourself. If you've ever been interested in how to increase your chances at ...

Being Organized Makes For More Job Hunting Success -- Peter Fisher
Job hunting or job seeking is what people do when they are looking for employment. It doesn't matter if it is due to unemployment or dissatisfaction with a current position, the principles are ...

Tip for Effective Presentation - Create a Powerful Context for Your Presentation -- Piyush Bhatia
The first and the foremost thing to do prior beginning to prepare for presentation, ask yourself: 'What is the reason behind making this presentation?' Is it required to report, convince, ...

How Can You Have Effective Presentation Skills? -- Piyush Bhatia
Effective communication is all about conveying your messages to other people clearly and unambiguously. It's also about receiving information that others are sending to you, with as little ...

Conducting Effective Meetings -- Piyush Bhatia
Who will take part in the meeting / who will be involved in the meeting? It is very simple to determine who should take part in the meeting if it’s a small project team. The following questions ...

What's Better - Working For a Small Company Or Large Corporation? -- Laura M Allen
When I worked for a large corporation I was convinced that it was the best way to get ahead in my professional career. Years later I worked for a much smaller business, and was then convinced that a ...

Five Reasons For Having Administrative Meetings -- Kenny Leones
For a company to survive the current economic challenges, administrative meetings are important tools to check if the company is prepared to tackle all the possible problems that will occur during ...

How to Handle Criticism in the Workplace - 3 Ways to Overcome Criticism at Work -- Michael Lee
It's one thing to hear criticism from your mother at home; and another thing to hear it from the people you work with. So want to know how to handle criticism in the workplace? Criticism, as you ...

How to Exude Confidence in Your Workplace Sans Stepping on Your Boss' Shoes? -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Doing your job would give you a great feeling, more so, if you always deliver the goods. Yes, accomplishing great task, as always, is the result of the Big C. CONFIDENCE. Yes, this great feeling can ...

When Changing Jobs Make Sense -- Doyle Percy
There was a time when employees would stay at their jobs for 30 years or the life of their career. Today it is unusual to find someone that has been at their job for beyond 10 years. Employers used ...

Tips On How To Stay Motivated In Your Business! -- Julianne Rowat
Are you having trouble staying motivated in your business? Maybe you’ve just kick started a new business or you’ve been working hard on it for a long while and still haven’t hit the level you ...

10 Success Tips For Working At Home! -- Julianne Rowat
Incorporate these 10 tips into your business for success! I think everyone would love to have a work at home job. But it’s not as easy as one would think. You have easy access to TV., to the ...

Dealing with Difficult Coworkers -- April Mims
We've all had to deal with difficult coworkers at one time or another. Whether it's the person that screams and shouts, the person with the negative attitude, or the person that knows it all, ...

How to Handle Difficult Coworkers -- T. J. Lashley
Got a job that you like but can't say the same about your coworkers? If this happens to be the case, and you are reaching your end, you may have other options than to seek other employment. ...

A Coaching Method That Works -- Michael Russell
If you are working or had worked with a group of people, most likely, you are familiar with performance appraisal period. This is the time when the employees are coached by the supervisor or the ...

Ways To Motivate Employees: 3 Employee Motivation Techniques That Are Proven To Work -- Michael Lee
Want to know the most effective ways to motivate employees? This article reveals some of the most powerful employee motivation techniques that have been proven to work for reputable companies. But ...

How To Say Thank You To Your Boss: 3 Unique Ways To Show Your Appreciation To The Boss -- Michael Lee
Is there really a right way on how to say thank you to your boss? I mean, we all have different ways of showing our gratitude to different people. If someone close to you surprised you with a ...

Conflict Resolution Techniques In The Workplace: How To Resolve Office Conflicts In 3 Easy Steps -- Michael Lee
Not everything in life is smooth-sailing. The workplace, in particular, is a fine breeding nest for all sorts of problems ranging from the personal to the professional. It is for this reason that it ...

Assertiveness At Work: How To Be Assertive And Shift Your Career Into Overdrive -- Michael Lee
People who show assertiveness at work are usually the ones who get noticed, get promoted and enjoy salary raises. Of course, assertiveness is different from aggressiveness. Superiors tend to get ...
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