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Posted August 14, 2014 by

9 Ways To Add Happiness To Your Mood At Work

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Portrait of a smiling worker in a factory. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When the job is new, it usually seems refreshing and interesting. However, as your job gets old, it may start making you bored and tired all the time. No matter how happy-go-lucky you are, sometimes it becomes tough to stay positive and happy at work.

Work load, project deadlines, office politics and over-times are some of the few factors that may make you feel tired of your day to day job and thus add boredom to it. The only ways you can take that boredom out of your job and make it more interesting and engaging again are: (more…)

Posted August 12, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Not Happy on Your Entry Level Jobs? 5 Ways to Create a Culture Change

For young professionals who are not happy going to work on their entry level jobs, learn five ways to create a culture change at your company in the following post.

If you feel like it’s been a long week and it’s only Tuesday, your company might have a culture problem. If your company says it values teamwork, but runs a grown-up version of The Hunger Games, you might have a culture problem. If your coworkers spend more time trolling LinkedIn for better job opportunities than doing actual

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Posted August 11, 2014 by

From Classroom to Conference Room: Insights and Tips to Getting Hired

Male student with computer taking notes in university class

Male student with computer taking notes in university class. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Walking off the stage after receiving your college diploma can feel a bit like stepping into the void – a vast void of unemployed graduates all hoping to land the best job offer for their chosen field. Some job seekers focus with a laser-like intensity that blocks out opportunities disguised as “poor fits,” while others make it to the interview only to freeze and not communicate their experience and desire for the job.

Just as receiving your degree was the result of discipline, preparation and hard work, so too is the journey to receiving the right job offer. Here are a few insights and tips to help speed your path to the career you’ve worked so hard to launch: (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

Searching Online for Jobs, Recent Graduate? This is What Employers Who Google You Want to See

As a recent graduate searching jobs online, remember that employers are doing their homework on you as a potential job candidate.  Find out what employers who are on Google want to see from you in the following post.

If you have an ounce of common sense, you know the basics of keeping your social media profiles “clean” when applying to jobs. You already avoid pictures with red Solo cups. You don’t share anything you wouldn’t want your mom to see. You keep a close eye on your privacy settings. These are necessary

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Posted August 04, 2014 by

College Students, Are Your Summer Jobs as Interns about to be Over? 7 Ways to Conclude Them on a Good Note

With their summer jobs as interns winding down, college students may be looking to end them in positive ways.   In the following post, learn seven ways to finish internships on a good note.

August is right around the corner. Summer is almost over… and, by definition, so is your summer internship. So now is a good time to think about the final weeks of your summer gig, and perhaps the last chance you’ll have to tie up loose ends, communicate with colleagues and make yourself stand out to your supervisor…

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Posted July 29, 2014 by

Tips to negotiate your first job offer without fear and anxiety

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Job interview with candidate for office employment or negotiation for hiring. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Negotiating is tough at the best of times, but when it’s your first job offer it’s even harder. It’s tempting not to negotiate at all, but this won’t get you anywhere! After all, it’s better to ask and get turned down than to not even try at all. One of the hardest things to conquer is the feelings of fear and anxiety you’ll inevitably face. Here are our tips on how to avoid them becoming an issue. (more…)

Posted July 23, 2014 by

College Students, Have You Enjoyed Your Jobs as Summer Interns? 14 Ways to Distinguish Yourselves Before Your Internships are Over

Before college students finish their jobs as summer interns, they have an opportunity to make great impressions.  Learn 14 ways they can do so in the following post.

Featured: Featured Summer internship season is over in a few weeks and you want to make sure you leave the best impression. Read through my list of 14 tips to make sure you are a stand-out intern and will get nothing but glowing reviews from your internship coordinator!read more

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Posted July 22, 2014 by

College Graduates, Want to Make Your Jobs a Little Better Each Day? 44 Things You Can Do

While college graduates may not always find their jobs to be exciting, they can get some satisfaction out of them.  The following post includes an infographic with 44 things to make your job a little better each day.

Especially on Monday mornings, it can be hard to find joy at work. Sometimes, even though we aren’t thoroughly unhappy with our job or career choices, we need a little pick-me-up… a little something to help us become more positive, and productive. To our rescue: this infographic from Officevibe, which outlines 44 simple

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Posted July 17, 2014 by

One Question Recruiters Wouldn’t Mind You Asking After a Job Interview

Job seekers, once you have finished an interview, be sure to ask one question that recruiters would appreciate.  Find out what it is in the following post.

One of the most common pieces of advice I’ve heard from recruiters and advisers: at the end of an interview, candidates should ask about any concerns or reservations the interviewers might have about hiring them, like this: “After our conversation today, what concerns do you have about my ability to this

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Posted July 16, 2014 by

Have a Summer Internship? 12 Tips for It to Become an Entry Level Job Offer

If you’re hoping to land an entry level job once your summer internship is over, learn 12 tips for your experience that will help you get it in the following post.

If you’re just starting your internship this summer, or you’ve been at it for about a month now, what do you hope the outcome of this internship to be? Have you considered turning your internship into something bigger? Like a j-o-b? So you can turn your summer internship into a job offer, consider these proven

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