Back to the Office?
Is your company returning to the office? Yes we get the advantage of human contact and more variety to our day. However the return can also lead to anxiety. Here's a column to help you get back to the office and your new routine while minimizing the anxiety.
Small is BIG
Think the "small stuff" doesn't matter? If so, this column could be for you. See how the small stuff can build to big success for us and our teams.
Losing our job can be crushing. It is not just the loss of our livelihood it can also be the loss of our identity and self belief. Read how to get through it and back to it all...
Vacation: Your Policy
Bridging A Career Gap
It is painful being laid off. We lose the means to pay for our lives. If unemployed for long periods we can also lose our skills. Being a freelancer can help keep us in the game and our skills sharp for when that new and "permanent" job gets posted.
"Up and to the right" sounds great, but is rarely the reality of our careers. This column details what we can do to prepare for a career downturn.
Job searches are tough and you will experience rejection more times than you expect. This column suggests tips for how to stay motivated!
Surviving a round of layoffs might not feel like a good thing. We will have friends and colleagues who lost their jobs and this can provoke feelings of guilt. If you need some help adjusting to the post-layoff environment here are some ideas on how to get through your survivor guilt.
Crush It @ Work
Get the scoop on what you need to do to be effective in the office from what time to get in, managing your boss to settling in, it's all here...
Get the experience of professionals who have gone before you! From CEO's to folks in their first jobs the "Wise Words" section will help you out.
Career Setbacks: Been laid off? Made a mistake at the office? Missed a promotion? Generally having a tough time of it? If you are facing career obstacles this section has actionable advice so you can turn it around.
Managing Up: You may not like your boss. You may think you could do their job better. While all of this matters, it also doesn't. What matters is building a productive relationship with your manager and this section explains how.
Career Management & Promotions: This section focuses on how to manage our careers, manage the always tricky question of gaining a promotion and shows us how to get ahead.
Stress Management: Work can be stressful. We may have co-workers or managers that we don't like. We may have too much on our plate and find it hard going. This section focuses on actions to manage stress.
Working from home has a bad reputation. Some think if you work from home you're not really "working". If done right though, you can be a more productive employee and build relationships despite being away from the office.
This short piece goes through tactics on how to manage digital devices in the workplace. Runs through the issues of being "always on" and provides best practice on how to make our digital devices work for us rather than be in control of us.
Made a Mistake? Own It
During the course of our career we are going to make mistakes. During the course of our working day we are likely to make a mistake. This column goes through how to ensure that mistakes do not limit your career trajectory.
Annual Reviews can put us on the spot and we may feel we need to defend our performance in the last year. If done right, though, we can actually benefit from the process. Here's the "How-To" for succeeding at your annual review.
Ok, so we know that in the world of the web we will be judged. In the world of work we are also judged by all those we come into contact. This column focuses on the importance of managing relationships with everyone, even you!!
Ok, we know it's good to hydrate to keep our bodies in good condition. We should also take the time to refresh mentally so that we can be at peak performance at work. This columns gives some ideas on how to be refreshed for the office.
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