Say “Goodbye!” to Workplace Stress

Say “Goodbye!” to Workplace Stress

Work-Life Balance

Long-term stress can take it’s toll on the body. According to the Mayo Clinic, constant exposure to stressors lead to various diseases such as digestive problems, anxiety, memory impairment, etc. We get plenty of stress in the workplace and it’s important to be prepared for it before it inevitably wreaks havoc on your health. Here ... more

Death by Meeting (and the 5 Ways to Avoid It)

Death by Meeting (and the 5 Ways to Avoid It)

Crisis Management

Bad meetings – they’re useless, they’re toxic and they’re among the most common productivity killers in the workplace. Meetings are an essential part of any organization but in many ways, it has become a dreadful and costly part of everyone’s job. In the worst of times, they become the source of struggle and tension among ... more

7 Words You Should Remove From Your Vocabulary

7 Words You Should Remove From Your Vocabulary

Corporate Survival Guide

Words have a very profound effect on everything we do- both in life and at work. With the masterful use of words, you can clearly express yourself, you can influence others, and ultimately use it to your advantage. And while words are immensely empowering, words can also be a person’s undoing. As a professional, your choice ... more

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Taking the Road Less Traveled: How Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone Might Just be What You Need

Break Time Reads

After the roller coaster life that is college, it may seem like the “real world” may be more comparable to a giant swan ride on a lazy river. No twists and turns to expect here, only a linear path from college to work and retirement. This is the reason why lots of young people grow ... more

What Recruiters Look For When They Google You

What Recruiters Look For When They Google You

Job Hunting Strategies

Ever wondered why you didn’t get a call back after submitting your resume to a potential employer? You could blame Google for that, buddy. As much as 80% of HR professionals nowadays look up their applicants online before inviting them for an interview. Not finding anything online that is supportive of the information you gave ... more

5 Tips to Keep your Team Productive During the Holidays

5 Tips to Keep your Team Productive During the Holidays

Employee Retention

The Christmas season brings in numerous challenges to workplaces everywhere. It’s that time of the year where concerns such as, Where are we going to hold our Christmas Party? or What kind of gift will impress my boss? becomes part of the office agenda. But the most important workplace challenge during the holidays is this: ... more

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7 Interesting Jobs for Professional Engineers

Engineering

Studying engineering requires a lot of hard work, especially when it comes to complicated math and science subjects that you need to take and pass each semester. If you are an engineering student or graduate, or someone already making a career out of your hard-earned degree, you might be surprised by this list of uncommon ... more

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Unusual Construction Jobs You Know Little About

Building and Construction

While there are construction jobs that are challenging and dangerous, there are others that require minimal skill, some construction jobs even take little time to master. Working in the industry has its pros and cons, but for job seekers keen on joining the building and construction industry, you might find the following unusual construction jobs ... more