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Posted May 01, 2015 by

Telltale Signs You Need a Break From Work

Office worker takes a break from his work and leans back daydreaming

Office worker takes a break from his work and leans back daydreaming. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Stress among adults is often linked to work. The problem is they don’t know when they are already stressed.

Juliet Schor, writer of the best selling book The Overworked American, tells that people are literally working themselves to death. They get 90 minutes less sleep than they should, resulting to chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes and depression.

Overworking can cause serious problems but modern employees have become workaholics. Dean Schabner of ABC news reports that people work longer days, get less vacation time, and feel pressured with competition resulting to so much stress.

So how can you tell if you are too stressed from work? Here are some signs you need to observe: (more…)

Posted October 01, 2014 by

Employers, 8 Signs Your Company Needs to Hire New Talent

For one reason or another, employers may find the need to bring in more workers.  However, some may not realize when the time is right to do so.  In the following infographic, learn eight signs that indicate a company should hire new talent. (more…)

Posted September 09, 2014 by

7 Signs It’s a Good Time to Ask for a Raise

Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia, Salary.com contributing writer

Everyone wants a raise. Everyone thinks they deserve a raise. But no one wants to ask for a raise.

One can hardly blame people for being hesitant – asking for more money is no easy task. Essentially you’re asking your boss if he/she thinks you’re worth investing more money in, and no one wants to deal with feelings of rejection of worthlessness should the answer be no. But the fact remains, even some who deserve a raise don’t get it. And why is that? Because too many people don’t ask themselves if it’s the right time to ask for a raise.

Here are some important signs to look for that tell you it’s a good time to ask for more money. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

Working Entry Level Jobs that are Nocturnal? 6 Tips to Help You Make it Through

Young professionals and others who work entry level jobs at night can get six tips on how to survive them in the following post.

You don’t need a science degree to figure out that people need sleep. But countless research points to the same conclusion: insufficient sleep can cause a wide range of physical and mental health problems, from poor judgment to depression to heart disease. And ideally, humans should get the sleep they need at night and stay

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Posted June 10, 2014 by

4 Signs Your Entry Level Job Interview Went Well

If you believe your interview for an entry level job went well, there are four signs in the following post that could confirm how you feel.

Interviews are exciting – and stressful. Sometimes you feel even more stressed out after the interview. How did it go? What did they think of you? Will you get offered the position? While it’s usually hard to tell what the interviewer was thinking, here are four signs that you may indicate you killed

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Getting Tired of Current Entry Level Jobs? 6 Signs You Should Move On

While young professionals might have entry level jobs, that doesn’t mean at some point they will not get tired of them, depending on the situation.  Learn six signs that it is time to move on to another position in the following post.

You worked so hard to get this gig. But something just doesn’t feel right. Is it time for a new job? Sometimes the clues are blatant, such as having a subordinate promoted above you or having your office — or your parking spot — taken away. Other indications are harder to assess; they may seem accidental, such

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