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Tips on how to become more successful and productive, as well as reach your career goals and find the job of your dreams

Why Getting Fired Is a Blessing in Disguise

By | 2017-06-25T19:51:25+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Tags: , , |

In our world today, it’s impossible to survive without having a source of income. But what if I told you that getting fired is not always something bad? Accessing the essentials and luxuries of life heavily depends on your ability to acquire (buy) them. For a number of individuals, being employed is the best way for them to get income. Well, people are different, some individuals thrive better as entrepreneurs

6 Subtle Signs of Workplace Bullying and What To Do About It

By | 2017-06-04T15:22:26+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you're gritting your teeth every time you come home because of workplace bullying, you're not alone. According to Forbes, workplace bullying affects about 75% of people. Workplace bullies aren't like the tyrants in your childhood who terrorized people at the playground. They are subtle. So how would you know if someone's bullying you at work? More importantly, how would you cope with the office monster? What is Workplace Bullying?

10 Essential Leadership Skills to Be the Person Everyone Wants to Follow

By | 2017-05-22T22:05:56+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

What are the leadership skills that make someone a person everyone wants to follow? History is full of strong personalities who led countries and civilizations. People followed the rules established by them, carried their orders out, and even died for them. However, it wasn't about leadership. Fear of punishment and desire to stay afloat—that's what made crowds follow those headmen. Sure enough, these levers work—if you want to have your

5 Reasons You’re Feeling Lost in Life and What to Do About it

By | 2017-05-27T15:32:59+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re feeling lost in life, you’re not alone, especially if you belong to the younger generation. More than ever people are disconnected from reality and caught up in a fantasy world where everything appears perfect. Everybody seems happy, everybody seems to be living their dream, to be successful, to be making money and to be having fun while they do it. The reality is anything but the case. Talking

Writing a CV That Reflects Your Life and Helps You Land Your Dream Job

By | 2017-05-19T21:26:02+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

There are thousands of articles online that talk about the best approaches to writing a CV (curriculum vitae). Which is the best one? You can take all the advice that you find online and offline from your peers, friends, and mentors. But if you want to write a CV that fully embodies all the personal and professional milestones of your life in a nutshell, then you need to follow a

7 Signs That Your Work-Life Balance is Not as Level as You Think

By | 2017-05-18T20:14:11+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting a proper work-life balance is a full-time job. You want to do it all, but don't have more than 24 hours in a day. Also, the use of internet technology has fueled the need for instant responses. Consequently, work demands have increased. How are we to strike a proper work-life balance? Here are some insights and strategies to make it happen. What is Work-Life Balance? Your work-life balance refers

Boost Your Career Development with These 5 Self-Improvement Tips

By | 2017-05-03T23:23:53+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

If you seek to boost your career development, first of all, ask yourself the question: Can you distinguish the difference between a job and a career? If your answer is yes, then you know that the latter requires constant development and dedication. Those who see themselves as simply working a job are likely going to have no real passion for what they’re doing, and will simply endure it to make

4 Types of Bullies In Everyday Life And How To Deal With Them

By | 2017-05-28T01:06:22+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Do a person's words sound insulting? Someone probably intimidated you. You met one of the different types of bullies. You may not know that you're a target because not all forms of bullying are overt. So, how can you tell that you're subject to aggression? Who are the different types of bullies, and how do you fend them off? What is bullying? Bullying is aggression that typically happens in schools,

5 Famous Movie Villains Job-Seekers Can Learn From

By | 2017-03-19T13:55:53+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Though movie villains are the least expected people we can learn life-lessons from, their words often have a point. Looking for a new job can be a very daunting task. It can be time-consuming and may require lots of footwork going from one interview to another. Job-seekers oftentimes may face challenges and the odds are not always in their favor when looking for a job. But it is not an

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