Tag Archives: career

Things you should never sacrifice to a job

Most people work long days and when they get home, instead of doing what makes them happy, they think about their job more, check work-related emails and respond to them, even when their business hours are over. Many people say that when they get home, they stop working, but research has shown that’s not entirely true. Namely, the American Psychological …

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7 Reasons to Take Up another Job – Unrelated to Money

Having a side job is usually just a logical decision if you need some extra money. But having this other job may also lead to exhaustion and frustration, when everybody around you is having a day off and you have to work. However, what happens if you actually don’t need that extra cash? A side job is still a good …

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How to Find a Job that Fulfills You AND Pays Your Bills

You must have heard the saying “Do what you love”. However, even if your job satisfies you, but doesn’t cover your living costs, ultimately you are not going to be happy. And vice versa; if your job pays well and gives you a position and a name, but doesn’t actually give you a sense of purpose, you will end up …

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5 Time Management Strategies that Will Help You Work Faster and Become More Productive

Frequently it happens that we become a little disorganized and then we can’t seem to get everything done as we planned. But why would we spend a few more hours in the office in order to do everything, when we can simply organize ourselves a little better and be more effective. Some bosses really appreciate when their employees come into …

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How not to Let Working Hard Turn You into a Workaholic

Loving your job and working hard in order to get everything done with the highest quality is completely fine. Being motivated to do your job well and spending time developing your career is something to admire, especially if the way your career is heading is going to help you reach financial stability, provide for your family and make sure that …

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10 Mistakes Successful People Don’t Make Twice

An old proverb says, “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” The same applies to making mistakes – it’s natural that we make mistakes, but if we don’t learn from then and use what we’ve learned to improve, than we can’t really hope for success or progress. People usually don’t like admitting that they’ve made …

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Workplace Habits that Are Holding You Back 

In most cases, we are our own worst enemies. By holding on to some pretty bad habits at work we are seriously damaging our careers and holding ourselves back. But the fact is, you’re not the only one having those workplace habits that don’t benefit you at all. We all have some of them – but the important thing is …

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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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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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10 Ways to Show Your Boss that You Deserve a Promotion if You’re Working from Home

Working from home has its many benefits – you don’t have to spend hours on a daily commute, you can take longer lunch breaks and basically work in your pajamas. However, it’s not all fun and games if you’re telecommuting. One thing that is especially challenging in this situation is showing your boss that you really work hard and that …

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