Sooner or later, it is something we all face: a job we cannot stand. It might be the job itself, the corporate environment, or the boss. There is just something that rubs you the wrong way. Avoid the temptation to just quit. The situation might be salvageable.
Having trouble finding the motivation you need to get things done at work? When you begin an exciting project, it is easy to find the motivation you need. Maintaining that level of motivation every day, however, can be a challenge. Sometimes, your work is just downright boring!
The stress of commuting is a serious challenge for many working adults. Some of us had many months working from home during the pandemic and developed entirely different patterns. As you transition back to working in the office, the commute may be something of a dread. You can take constructive steps to manage that stress before, during, and after your daily commute.
Meetings take up a lot of your workday, so you want to protect the time you are investing. Those final minutes often determine how productive your session will be. Learn how to end a meeting in a way that delivers the results you are looking for.
Searching for a new job can be extremely stressful in the best of times. Add to that a global pandemic, a wide scale decline in open jobs and a completely new way of working (remote workforce, anyone?) and you have a recipe for anxiety and overwhelm.
You’ve labored over your resume for hours, combed through all of the job postings, applied with customized cover letters for each position and have finally landed the coveted in-person interview. You’re excited, prepared and ready to wow, but your interviewer seems distracted, disorganized and perhaps more nervous than you are.
If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, most likely you have encountered a “bad boss” situation. While it can make the time in a particular position difficult, there are some ways to avoid misery.
For decades, entire generations of workers were taught that the pinnacle of career goals was longevity in a position but gone are the days of service anniversary celebrations and vested pension plans.
Let’s face it, the search for work can feel like you are on the emotional roller coaster of a lifetime with its near daily highs and lows. The anxiety and stress a job search can create over the long haul can take an emotional toll.
If you are a loyalist struggling with the decision to leave your current job, read on for some great reasons to move on.
Gaslighters create drama and distraction which wastes an organization’s time and money. Their behavior can cause a decrease in productivity, an increase in sick leave, and ultimately, an increase in employee turnover.
Whether your relationship with your current job is on excellent terms or you are fleeing a job that you hate, creating a transition plan to set your replacement up for success and leave you looking like a polished professional.