Have you ever felt stuck at work? Stuck as in showing up and doing the same thing every single day, like clockwork? Or, stuck as in having no motivation to do whatever project is tossed your way?  Getting stuck often comes with feelings of frustration or a lack of purpose or responsibility. Feeling motivated and… Read More

In recent posts, we detailed some of the signs that you are ready for a new challenge and some of the ways that you can make that career change. These mostly involved leaving your current role for something that is a better fit for your desires, but perhaps you like your current employer and would… Read More

Okay, so you have decided that you are ready for a new opportunity. Maybe you are coming out of unemployment or perhaps you are leaving a different job. In either case, pay will certainly be a major factor in your decision about a new job.  Generally, as you progress through your career and pick up… Read More

What does it mean to network? The term is used so often and it is taken for granted that people actually know what it means, much less how it is supposed to help them. For blue collar workers? Forget about it: networking is not going to help my career. Wrong! Although networking is often synonymous… Read More

We get it! Work can be stressful; even if you love your job, work can become a bit too much from time to time. A busy life outside of work can only make things worse. In a recent blog post we explained how stressful work can affect you and now we want to share a… Read More

Intimidation or fear might be one of the first things that pops into your head when it comes to a change in career. Although negative notions follow your feelings of intimidation and fear with doubt, you need to look at the bigger picture and think outside of the negativity. Maybe, your schedule is hectic, or… Read More

You know what it is like to work with someone you do not enjoy. Someone who is mean and a bully or someone who is too friendly and annoying, working with either one can take a toll on your work life. Generally speaking, the ideal coworker is someone who you can see yourself hanging out… Read More

If you want to see the company you work for to succeed, it is important to identify strong leaders or learn the traits to become one yourself. Strong leaders do more than good work; they are able to rally their coworkers around them and motivate them to constantly improve their quality of work. While many… Read More

Work certainly takes its toll on you physically. You show up and put the work in each and every day. You are sore, tired and perhaps even injured, but you push through. If you love your job then you probably enjoy the grind. But are you aware of the extra physical tolls work can place… Read More

Listen, we have all had a boss we do not necessarily get along with. Tough bosses are both good and bad, but it is not always obvious to tell the difference between a tough boss and a bully. No one wants to work for or with a bully; spending 40+ hours per week with such… Read More