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Getting Along with Different Personalities in the Workplace

You have enough to worry about at work without having to stress about navigating different personalitiy types. Not only can it be tricky, it can also be exhausting trying to figure out how to best manage your coworkers. If you want to skip a whole lot of trial and error, here is a cheat sheet on the major personalities you'll find in your workplace. Ambitious [...]

Motivational Quotes to Get You Through the Work Week

There is no shame in needing motivational quotes to get you through a week. Work can be hard. It can feel overwhelming, frustrating and just plain boring at times. If you find yourself struggling and needing a little pick-me-up, check out these five quotes to help you kick start your motivation.   “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you [...]

How to Ask for a Raise

Asking your boss for a  raise can be an incredibly nerve wracking ordeal. However, if you do some preparations beforehand, it doesn't have to be. When you're feeling underpaid for your position and want to petition for a bit more money, consider using these tips to do so.   Openly Communicate   Keep the lines of communication open with your superiors. Let them know ahead [...]

How to Work Work-Life Balance into Your Life

We’re far past the age when returning home means leaving work in the office. With the common use of emails and our cell phones that can access said email, sometimes it feels like it’s an expectation to always be “on-call.” For the sake of our sanity and our social lives, we’re offering some tips and guidelines to find your own work-life balance. What Even is [...]

Benefits of taking Continuing Education Courses

If you're feeling stagnant at work, learning a new job relevant skill or pursuing an advanced degree are excellent ways to pull yourself out of a rut. Whether you're new in your career field, or a long time pro, there are some real benefits to pursuing continuing education courses.   Higher Paying Job Opportunities   Is there a certification, Masters/PhD program, or continuing education class [...]

Matching Your Personality to Career Success

The golden ideal is to find a job and career you’ll love so you never have to work a day in your life, but this definitely sounds easier than reality allows. Finding a career you truly love involves the right opportunities at the right time, and fully understanding yourself. While we can’t do much about offering opportunities, we can try to help you understand your [...]

Land Your Dream Job

Land Your Dream Job with these Job Search Tips Identify Your Skill Set Based on our skill sets we tend to inquire about jobs with job titles that obviously meet our skills. But career experts suggest that job seekers should look at the required skills rather than the job title. Job titles are constantly changing and focusing on the required skills of a position rather [...]

Motivate Yourself in the Workplace

There are two main types of motivation: intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic motivation is doing something because we want to. This includes reasons of fun, being interested, and desiring a personal challenge. Extrinsic motivation is motivation based on a reward system, so money, power, good grades, etc. It would make sense than that if we have both motivators than we will be able to work better. [...]

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