If there is one thing that anyone working in the modern world can agree on, it’s the need to develop a good relationship with your boss. Your boss, after all, has a critical role to play in your career; they will play a decisive role on your opportunity to advance further in the company, or - if you decide to move on - they will usually be the most obvious choice for a reference. As a result, all workers have to carefully nurture their relationship with their boss, doing what they can to stand out, make a good impression, and be considered a vital part of the team.
Unfortunately, there is one scenario in particular that seems to make all of those things impossible: the times when you realize that your boss has made a mistake. There’s no denying that the realization your boss has done something wrong creates a sinking feeling. Even the most even-tempered of people dislike feeling rebuked, and most employees will fear the repercussions of having to do so when, as we’ve mentioned, the person who has made the error has such a crucial role to play in their future prospects. We give your our tips to getting through this sticky situation.
Nobody can afford to buy all of their clothes from high end fashion stores and all of your day to day stuff is probably cheaper. But it’s important that you invest a bit of money in some good clothes for business purposes. If you dress for success, you’ll feel more motivated and it’ll be easier to get ahead in your career. But high end fashion comes with a large price tag most of the time and you might not be able to afford it. Luckily, there are some simple ways that you can find great deals on high end fashion brands.
How many times do you think about money in one day? About how much you have, about how much you spend on the weekends, and about how much you wish you could have a bit more? We know that feeling all too well. The money hunger is real, especially at this time of year. We seem to think more and more about the money we need, but we don’t seem to be doing anything about it. Money hunger should be what drives us to do more with our money, and find ways that we can get more money in the first place! Considering we’re coming up to the most expensive time of year now, you might as well have a read of this article that is going to be full of hints and tips, and see if you can change your money situation around!
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There is so much value to be derived from internships, whether that's getting a headstart at networking in your chosen industry, beginning to make a name for yourself, or being challenged by the tasks. Even the bad placements teach you lot about what you don't want to do. But to get the absolute maximum out of your internship or other placement, you must have a plan and a proactive approach. Never be afraid to volunteer for great opportunities and pull them off well - you're ultimate aim is to make yourself valuable. If you can demonstrate this, you'll be first in line for the permanent jobs when you graduate, or are likely to get signposted to other opportunities by people you meet along the way. Make sure your time is well spent, and you'll emerge with lots of value from your time spent in the workplace. Check out our tips to getting the most out of your internship here.
Forget setting your alarm to get to those early morning classes; forget trying to beat the traffic or wrestle with public transport; now imagine waking up, reaching for your laptop and learning from home, in your own time. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be, it’s an increasingly popular way to study and here’s why you should consider online learning.
You can use traditional tactics to find a job, such as checking the classifieds in your local paper or scouring the various job sites that are available online. But to increase your chances of getting the job you want, you might want to extend your job search, especially if you haven't had much luck when going down the usual avenues. So, if you have been unemployed for a while and are in need of some direction, or if you are bravely changing career, here are some ideas to help you with your job search.
The fall and winter seasons are here, and so is all of the fashion that comes along with it. It can be fun to layer up and embrace all of the fashion and trends for when the weather is colder; it can be hard to show off your personal style of identity when you are just buying the same styles and colors that everyone is wearing this season. Want to stand out? We give our top ways to make your clothing unique to you, recycle some older clothing, and keep to any budget that you have. With a little time, planning, creativity, and our shopping list below, you can create something really unique to you that no one else will be rocking. So here are some of the things that you can do to get your custom clothing on and create the pieces for you.
The working world will never stay the same. Each new generation will change the professional landscape and alter previous career options. Some might say that it's just a matter of time when this happens, but other things like advancements made in technology also have a big impact on the career landscape for each new generation. For example, when the internet came into being, people were amazed but there were only a few hundred websites online. When businesses realized that they could sell their products online, suddenly the younger generation was focused on becoming website designers and software developers. We are living in a similar era, whereby new jobs are being created daily and the new millennial generation and beyond will be the beneficiary of these new career options.
Before the festivities of Christmas time get into full swing, don't miss the opportunity to show your clients how thankful you are for all their business and help throughout the prior year. Businesses should not just be focusing on Christmas gifting but making the most of the Thanksgiving season to show your gratitude (and of course discuss future projects and plan their growth strategies). If you haven’t planned on already already, now is the best time to throw a casual networking event with your clients. Keep it seasonal and invite them to a Thanksgiving-themed party with these tips in mind.
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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