5 Signs you Need to Take Some Time Off from Work

5 Signs you Need to Take Some Time Off from Work

Work-Life Balance

A hysterical call from an irate customer was all it took to break Kate* down. Tears came running down her face before she even hung up the phone. She quickly jetted off to the ladies room to calm down and fix herself up. The past few days have been particularly unkind to her—work has been ... more

What to Do When You’re Getting Job Interviews but No Job Offers

What to Do When You’re Getting Job Interviews but No Job Offers

Ace Your Interview

It’s always a great feeling to receive invites to job interviews, especially when it comes from companies you’ve wanted to join for a long time. They are hard to come by in today’s tough job market so each invite feels like a small achievement. It’s a sign that somebody recognizes your worth and believes you ... more

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Scammers going high-tech, targeting professionals

Legal Matters

Online job portal JobsDB.com warns the public from scammers specifically targeting professionals from the academe, offering positions as lecturers and professors in countries such as Austria and the Netherlands. The requirements specifically target university or post graduate degree holders and those with at least five years experience from various disciplines.  “Online scammers have levelled up, ... more

Whatever happened to thirty, flirty and thriving?

The Secret Struggles of Every Working 30-Something

Break Time Reads

Oh the 30s. You never saw it coming, did you? Thirty marks a lot of significant things for most people. But those who thoroughly enjoyed their 20s often refuse to welcome their 30s with open arms. Thinning hair line, a few wrinkles here and there, your waistline constantly under threat – who wants to be ... more

10 Qualities That Define a Natural Born Leader

10 Qualities That Define a Natural Born Leader

Education & Training

Leadership is a skill that can be learned. But in many ways, leadership can also manifest itself naturally in other people. We’ve all heard the term “natural born leader” and we might have used it to describe our boss, our colleagues and even some of our peers. But what makes a leader “natural”? What makes ... more

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9 Surprising Career Tips You Haven’t Considered

Corporate Survival Guide

In need of career advice? Read on to see what worked for some people—their answers may just surprise you. Job Hunting Hacks “When you find a job online that you’re really interested in, applying is the last thing you should do.” – J. Smith [SOURCE] No matter how enticing a job ad may seem, even ... more

4 Practical Tips to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work

4 Practical Tips to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work

Corporate Survival Guide

Picture this. You are a hardworking 8 to 5-er with a high-paying, full-time job. The type of employee who always get things done when it needs to be done, you have an incredible work ethic – sometimes even spending extra hours at the office just to get ahead of tomorrow’s work. Then one morning, you ... more

Tips to Fight off the Monday Blues

6 Tips to Fight Off the Monday Blues

Work-Life Balance

Monday *sigh* Just the mere mention of the word is enough to illicit a collective groan from everyone, whether you’re a student or already part of the workforce. Studies have actually been done to back up this claim: Curling up and staying in bed until noon seems like a good idea but we have to be ... more