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Getting a Job in a New City or State

Relocating can be a scary and stressful time in itself, without the added stress of a job hunt. You’re uprooting from the place that you’ve come to know (and hopefully love) and trying to settle down somewhere entirely different. You need to find a place to live, organize your belongings, ensure you’re financially stable enough… Read More

How to Make Small Talk Less Awkward

No one likes small talk, it’s the epitome of awkwardness. Whether you’re at an event or occasion with lots of people you don’t know or maybe a work conference, we’ve all been in situations where small talk is inevitable. That’s right, countless times it seems we’re forced to feign interest and try to discuss something… Read More

5 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Morning Routine

Establishing a solid morning routine is a critical part of good self-care and maintaining high levels of productivity throughout the day. If you do not start your day with a positive morning routine, it can be all too easy to develop bad habits. There are a few small changes you can make to your morning… Read More

7 Types of Conflicts in The Workplace

It’s a fairly normal expectation when working any job that, at some point, you will have a conflict or a disagreement with a coworker. Even though conflicts are a common problem, not everyone has the tools necessary to deal with such issues mindfully. Unfortunately, it’s common to deal with disagreement by becoming somewhat manipulative or… Read More

5 Signs You’re Experiencing Toxic Positivity At Work

We’ve all had negative work experiences, but have you ever considered that you might be experiencing toxic positive experiences? It sounds like a strange term, how something can positively be toxic? But actually, toxic positivity can be harmful and upsetting, and can even cause depression. Many people have no idea when they’re experiencing toxic positivity,… Read More

How To Make Mondays Less Hard

Let’s face it, Mondays are definitely not the best. They’re infamously dreaded, and usually require numerous cups of coffee to survive. But why do we let Mondays get the better of us so often? At the end of the day, they’re really just another day of the week. They don’t need to be so awful,… Read More

How to Talk About Your Unemployment Without Making it a Big Deal

Unfortunately, there’s a huge stigma surrounding unemployment that just doesn’t need to be there, particularly given recent circumstances. The subsequent shame associated with temporarily relying on unemployment can make you feel judged. But the truth is, there’s no need to be embarrassed about needing a little help, especially under certain circumstances.  The fact of the… Read More

How to Deal With a Coworker Who Always Complains

We’ve all, at some point, had to deal with that one annoying coworker who is constantly complaining. It’s never pleasant, and all too often, it can lead to an uncomfortable or hostile work environment.  Let’s face it, we all grumble about something from time to time, but constant complaining is a real culture killer in… Read More

10 Blue-Collar Careers that are Recession-Proof

When times get tough, people lose their jobs. Unfortunately, COVID-19 continues to leave the majority of the country worried about the future, particularly in regards to employment. Fortunately, all is not lost for blue-collar workers. In fact, several well-paying blue-collar jobs are considered to be “recession-proof”. It’s not uncommon for skilled labor work to continue… Read More

Why Skilled Trades are the Best Career Choice if you want to be your own Boss

Being your own boss is the ultimate career goal for many professionals. Understandably so, as it’s tempting to want to make your own decisions, set your own schedule, and answer only to yourself. However, too many people resign themselves to the idea that such a goal is unattainable, which simply isn’t true.  Owning your own… Read More