When you are about to go into an interview for a new job, your mind may be racing with questions. What should I wear? How should I act? What do they want me to know about the company? This blog post will answer these questions and more! We'll cover how to dress, what to say in the interview, and even provide some hints on follow-up emails after the interview is over.
On the hunt? Job hunt that is...maybe the pandemic has you looking for a "remote only" job. Or maybe you have gained some new skills and want to make sure you are putting them to the best use in the workplace. The process of finding a new job can feel a little daunting, but with a few simple steps, you can begin your job hunt with the best start possible. Here are some that you may want to take into consideration as you are looking.
Whether you’re a small business owner, a freelancer, contractor, or however else you might work, you are in charge of how you spend your own time. As such, it’s easier than you might think to spend in some particularly unproductive and unhelpful ways. Learning about time management is crucial if you want to keep results coming in, keep clients happy, and keep ahead of the ever-rolling tide of work coming in. Here are a few tips and tools you can use to better manage your time.
Perhaps the best and worst thing about employment is that we have to work alongside other people. Sometimes, this can be wonderful. Many business owners absolutely adore their clients and helping them find what they need, even aside from the fact that these clients are keeping their initiative alive. Sometimes, however, well, you know how the opposite can be.
Yet despite how professional we may try to be at work, and how ethical we’re trying to be, sometimes, a bad work environment can poison even the employee with the most integrity. Working among harmful practices can not only raise your stress levels and harm your mental health, but they may be putting you, your co-workers or the public at unnecessary risk. If you notice harmful practices at work, what should you do? In this post, we’ll help you in that direction:
Success at work can be defined in many ways. Ultimately. though, being happy should always be deemed the most significant goal by far. After all, you spend far too much of your life at work to feel unsatisfied.
Besides, a happy career is one of the cornerstones of a better quality of life. So, what steps can be taken to achieve immediate and long-term satisfaction at work? Here’s all you need to know.
The summer heat is here to stay and for those of you who haven’t got much vacation time, it can end up taking its toll. You’re always in and out of the air-con meaning your body is constantly adapting to different temperatures. Commuting in the heat is also pretty tiring and even if you work from home, your home office might get stuffy and hot. This can make it harder to be productive. Fortunately, there are a few simple ways to avoid summer fatigue at work.
When looking to sell your home, you want to get the best price possible. You paid a lot for your home, and if you’ve lived in it for a long time, you probably feel quite attached to it. Giving up a home is always difficult - but fetching a good price for it can soften that blow. There are several things you can do to affect the pricing of your home when selling. From interior to exterior, small to large, there will be at least one thing in this list that will suit your needs.
Coming up with ideas to help your home improve and thrive is really important, and 2021 provides the ideal time for you to be able to boost your home and make the right decisions here. This is certainly something that you have to make the most of right now, and there are a lot of factors that play a role in taking your home to the next level as much as possible.
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and many of us are still working from home. It looks like a way of working that is set to remain for the foreseeable future, if not forever, as more and more employers begin to recognize the benefits to both the business and the employee from working at home.
The problem for many people is that working from home involves taking part in video conference meeting - we have all experienced them: Zoom, Skype, Teams or whatever your employer chooses to use. These can be fine if you are a naturally gregarious and outgoing type of person, but if you are a bit of an introvert or shy, they can feel intimidating and overwhelming. While we can’t give you an alternative to taking part in a Zoom meeting, what we can do is arm you with the confidence to be involved and say what you need to say. Read on to find out how you can zoom through a Zoom meeting with confidence.
Keeping everyone motivated to work during the summer can be tricky. It's warm outside and your employees might be feeling warm indoors too. The sun is calling to them, and they're daydreaming of going to the beach or pool, or going on vacation. So how can you keep everyone happy and make sure that they're still working during the summer? You can take a few steps to provide for your employees and ensure they don't mind working during the warmer months. Take a look at these ideas to help your employees have a better summer at work.
M.E.L. is an attorney and small business entrepreneur whose mission is to help professionals conquer the workaday world with style and poise.
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