Career

12 Decisions that Can Make or Break Your Career 

It is very likely you will encounter many choices during your career but those most important ones actually concern you and your own attitude towards work. In trying times, will you choose to persist or will you give up? Will you be too proud or will you be able to ask for help from others? There are turning points in …

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9 Ways Social Media Can Help Your Career

We already know that social media is an excellent way of procrastination when we should be doing actual work. How many times have you said to yourself “Let me just check my Facebook real quick” of “I’ll just scroll through Twitter for a while” only to realize that hours have passed and you haven’t done anything productive? Yes, procrastination is …

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7 Ways Successful People Spend Their After-Work Hours

The way you spend your free time after work says a lot about your life and your career. Do you take on extra responsibilities related to work at the times you should be resting or doing things you enjoy? What you do on evenings, weekends and even vacations can influence your career and the way it’s headed immensely. Think about …

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6 Signs You Should Leave Your Current Job

If you have a job that pays well but doesn’t challenge you or excite you in any way, you probably don’t want to quit because the job pays all your bills and brings food to the table. If on top of that you also have a good relationship with your co-workers, you’re even less likely to want to quit. Maybe …

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What to Do Next if You’ve Lost Your Job

Losing one’s job can certainly feel like the world’s ending, but it’s not. You may feel angry, depressed, unwanted and a million other things but the first and most important thing to do is to take a step back, accept the situation and be optimistic. You can’t change what’s happened but you can definitely choose to make the most of …

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10 Tips to Avoid Looking Desperate in a Job Interview

In this economy it can be difficult to find a good job. For one open position there are many qualified and experienced people lining up, and realizing what the chances that you’ll be the one who gets the job can be disappointing and depressing. When you’re feeling desperate, you’re likely to be seen as desperate if your words and body …

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10 Ways to Become and Stay Satisfied with Your Job

Reaching job satisfaction isn’t an easy feat at all. All the pieces of the puzzle have to be there for us to truly be happy with what we’re doing. What does that mean? It means that just money, or just “loving your job,” or just having a good boss wouldn’t really keep you satisfied for long. But there are certain …

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6 Ways Smart People Unconsciously Sabotage Themselves

Being smart doesn’t always have to mean that you’ll be successful. Success takes effort, dedication and commitment, and not just smarts and intelligence. Many smart people are looking for ways to increase their productivity, but they are unconsciously sabotaging themselves. Many of them don’t know how to do better, and some are simply not committed to their goals enough to …

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7 Tips to Make Your First Week at a New Job Less Stressful

Starting a new job can be very stressful. A new working environment brings new rules and numerous new people who are already used to working with each other. Naturally, you feel the need to be accepted and want to fit in well with the people you’re going to work for. Will you have coffee breaks by yourself or will you …

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