The faster-pace of living and the increasing competitiveness in finding and keeping jobs are taking its toll on most people. Work stress is highly common in individuals maintaining paying jobs. Demands of the work place can be harmful to the individual both mentally and physically. Stress can bring about depression, anxiety, ulcers, and heart diseases. … Continue reading Job Burn-Out: Have you Reached the Burnt-out Phase at Work?
Category: Job Survival
In today’s rapidly changing job market, job survival skills are essential for navigating workplace challenges and advancing your career. Our expert tips, advice, and resources provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to thrive in your current job and prepare for future opportunities, from building a strong professional network and adapting to new technologies to developing new skills and managing workplace stress. With our help, you’ll be able to weather any career challenges and achieve your professional goals.
Stress on the Job: Understanding Work Related Stress
Everyone inevitably reaches a point in their life wherein working has absorbed most of their everyday lives. While the wide range of interests translate to differing lines of work and professions, all of these falls under the paid work category. Paid work is necessary for most people. As individuals grow older, get married or raise … Continue reading Stress on the Job: Understanding Work Related Stress
Four Reasons to Consider a Community College Education
If you want to pursue an educational goal but are feeling uncertain about enrolling in a four year program, then here are four great reasons why you should consider obtaining your education at a community college: 1. Price. The bottom line is often the bottom line. If you simply are discouraged by the cost of … Continue reading Four Reasons to Consider a Community College Education
Getting the Raise
How to get a Pay Raise If you are reading this, you probably think you deserve a raise, and perhaps you are long overdue. You may be wondering why your boss has not recognized your value or why he or she is not rewarding you with more money. Perhaps your boss does recognize your value and she … Continue reading Getting the Raise
Our Company is about to be Sold! Career Advice
We’re Being Sold! If you have been in the workforce from the 1990s on, you may well have heard this statement in your own workplace. And if you have not yet heard it, chances are you will. Why is this situation the reality in business today? Competition in all business sectors is stronger than ever before. Consumers are more … Continue reading Our Company is about to be Sold! Career Advice
Planning to be Away from Work
Many employers have policies or programs to accommodate the needs of employees who need to be away from work for one reason or another. The Family and Medical Leave Act may apply to your situation. FMLA leave is available to employees who have worked for a company for a year or more, and who have logged a … Continue reading Planning to be Away from Work
Sexual Harassment at Work
What a difficult topic to consider! Everyone has an opinion on sexual harassment. These vary from, “It’s about time it was addressed!” to “What’s the big deal?” As with most extreme positions, the reality is probably some where in the middle for most of us. But the fact that makes this such a difficult topic is that there are … Continue reading Sexual Harassment at Work
Adjusting to Change at Work
You’ve probably heard the old saying about the inevitability of d–th and taxes. In the workplace, there is at least one more inevitable factor to consider. Some form of change will impact you at work at some point. There are some pretty obvious reasons for this to be the case today. We are becoming a truly global economy with … Continue reading Adjusting to Change at Work
My Boss Doesn’t Like Me: Workplace Survival Skills
Many of us can say we’ve experienced this unsettling feeling. Sometimes it’s just that—a feeling. But there are times when employees have some real cause for concern about how the boss regards them. Let’s think about what indications you might see that could lead you to believe there may be a problem, and what steps you can take … Continue reading My Boss Doesn’t Like Me: Workplace Survival Skills
Managing Up: Boss Relationships
The term, “managing up” may be new to you, but if you are successful in your career, you may already be a master at this skill. Managing up refers to an employee being astute enough to understand and respond to the demands facing his boss and even his bosses’ boss. Often, administrative assistants are masters at … Continue reading Managing Up: Boss Relationships
What a Life Coach Can Do For You?
Are you feeling stuck in your job? Wondering about making a move but uncertain if it is the right thing to do? Concerned about making a life changing decision? Maybe you’ve got a goal to try a new career or finish that novel? Just like a pro athlete takes the advice of a coach to … Continue reading What a Life Coach Can Do For You?
Workplace “Competencies” – Success at Work
Ah, another buzz word to incorporate into your lunch-time conversation with business colleagues? Maybe not. If buzz words are simply jargon or empty chatter, then the discussion of competencies is definitely not in those categories. A solid understanding of work place competencies can actually support your success at work. If you don’t understand work place … Continue reading Workplace “Competencies” – Success at Work