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Overcoming the top workplace distractions
It is an accepted fact that no matter how hard an employee tries, they are never able to give their 100% attention towards their job. Many individuals consider distractions to be a method to get away from stress and refresh your mind. Unfortunately the problem occurs when these distractions turn into addictions.
First impression is the best Impression VS. Never judge a book by its cover
Majority of us have heard the common phrases “The first Impression is the best Impression” and “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” While most people tend to follow these sayings in their day to day life, what happens is that interviewers and interviewees tend to use these as secret weapons during the BIG INTERVEIW. While the interviewee tries to…
Getting fired is not as bad as you think
One of the biggest fears of most employees is being asked to resign or simply being fired. We tend to think that the situation will affect our career and resume, and it will have major damages to our self-confidence. We feel that we are going to hit rock bottom especially when you are teemed with responsibilities. But over the past…
Why employers reject salary increase requests
Being the perfect manager is in no means feat. Taking high responsibilities, resolving critical situations and managing teams while meeting company expectations are some of the tasks that a good manager needs to master. Among everything that normally stresses an employer, salary increase requests stand out as one of the most challenging ones to deal with.
Feel connected at work with just a simple email campaign
As the workload increases it is natural to feel disconnected from the rest. To many this is a lonely feeling where it is just a routine work and home schedule that becomes rather boring. An engaged atmosphere promotes innovative ideas and enables higher levels of productivity. Promoting an engaged culture creates a pleasant environment for the employees. It will not…
Five personalities that you will meet this New Year
Out of the many who leave university with a business degree, some have that feeling that HR will be the best place to work in. Now these are those that say that they love working with people and enjoy the company of new people. This is all before they start working, and once they start dealing with the many varieties…
Is it TMI for work? - Five tips to avoid oversharing
Once you officially start working, it becomes the perfect place to meet new people and make new friends. Although with all those new additions, comes that feeling of comfort to just let go and be yourself. Not that it’s a bad thing to be yourself around your friends but should you share everything in the place you work? It’s just…
05 signs that say you have a great boss
If you have been in a professional environment for quite some time then you must have met a fair share of supervisors or bosses. Each a different personality, good or bad makes a significant impact in the way that you conduct your work and the way you feel about the workplace. Sometimes amidst all the distractions at work, we tend…
18 Reasons You Should Start Looking for Another Job
18 Reasons You Should Start Looking for Another Job Thinking it's time to quit? Here are a few signs it might be time to move on from your current position. BY JOHN RAMPTON Entrepreneur and investor@johnrampton The alarm clock goes off bright-and-early on Monday morning. What's your reaction? Are you ready to tackle the day head-on? Or, do you hit…
8 Signs an Employee Should Be Fired (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)
CREDIT: Getty Images Many are mediocre. Some are bad. And some are absolutely toxic. Here's how to tell. BY JEFF HADEN | Contributing editor, Inc. We can all spot terrible employees: they under-perform, they don't work well with teams, they struggle to meet expectations... but oddly enough, it isn't the obviously terrible employees who cause the real problems.
Before you hire your first employees, read this
You could be making a big mistake if you blend the personal and professional too often at work BY BRUCE POON TIP | Founder, G Adventures CREDIT: Getty Images Saturday is the United Nations' International Day of Friendship, a day that's designed to "strengthen bonds among individuals and generate greater respect and understanding in our world." During these turbulent times,…
Five Interview Questions a Recruiter Shouldn’t Miss
Every candidate walks in to an interview with the expectation of it being the first step towards a successful career and the connection that the candidate builds over the interview will reflect on the decision that they make. Even the best of candidates might change their mind when they don’t feel connected or comfortable with the employer. Although many believe…
What to look for in your next job hunt
Sometimes the simplest things attract us to certain organisations. It could be the atmosphere or even the family like nature among coworkers. We’re all searching for that click when you know it’s the right place to be. But unfortunately that click doesn’t just happen, and sometimes you just have to keep searching. That’s all for that dream job that we…
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