Posts Categorized: Career Success

Three Reasons to Take Breaks Throughout the Workday to Conquer Your To-Do List

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While it may seem counter-intuitive in the moment, it’s important to remember to occasionally take a break when you have a lot on your plate. After all, a short respite can drastically boost performance. Conversely, pushing yourself without pause is often harmful to productivity, as it increases stress levels, hinders one’s ability to focus and Read more »

How to Talk to Your Manager If You’re Not Feeling Challenged or Pushed at Work

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All professionals will have some downtime at work on occasion. Most workplaces have an ebb and flow, leading some periods to be incredibly busy while others are very quiet. However, if you find yourself feeling bored and disengaged nearly every day, that could signal that you are not sufficiently challenged at work. In order to remedy the Read more »

THE KEY TO EXHIBITING CONFIDENCE IN AN INTERVIEW

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When you are trying to land a new architecture, engineering or construction position, appearing confident during the interview is a must. When you seem self-assured, the hiring manager will have more confidence in your capabilities. In contrast, if your responses are tinged with doubt or you come off as anxious, the hiring manager may question Read more »

Could the Relationships You Have With Your Coworkers Use a Little Work?

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The relationships you have with your coworkers, can have a big impact on your job satisfaction and career success. When you are disengaged, you will struggle to form strong relationships, hindering your ability to work as a team and collaborate effectively. In contrast, professionals who strive to connect with their colleagues may have an easier Read more »

Minor Attitude Adjustments From Management Can Have a Major Impact On Their Teams

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Whether good or bad, a manager’s attitude is often highly contagious. Sometimes it’s an unconscious shift of mindsets. However, it’s also because employees adopt similar mentalities and mannerisms, believing that they are not just accepted in the company, but welcomed. An employee’s interactions with their manager could directly impact job satisfaction as well. If they Read more »

How to Refocus Yourself Amid an Otherwise Unproductive, Boring Day

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Not every day at work is going to be brimming with excitement or filled with engaging challenges. At times, there may not be much that captures your attention, leaving you bored. While boredom may be unavoidable at times, learning to refocus during these less-than-thrilling days keeps you from being completely unproductive. How to Refocus Yourself Read more »

Your Guide to Making the Most of Volunteer Work This Summer

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As everyone prepares to enter the summer months, taking advantage of the warmer days and an increased number of daylight hours is wise. While many people use their free time for rest and relaxation, volunteering during the summer could be a great option to consider. When you volunteer, you have a chance to do more Read more »

Do You Dread Mondays? Consider These Tips to Have a More Positive Start to the Work Week

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If your job is less than ideal or is highly stressful, it is not uncommon to dread Mondays. In fact, some professionals are so worried about the start of their workweek that it impacts their Sundays, leaving them depressed or anxious. This makes the second day of the weekend less relaxing, which could make Mondays Read more »

How to Become a Coach Among Your Workforce to Improve the Skills of All Employees

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Coaching in the workplace is critical for growth. It allows managers to guide their staff in a direction that strengthens the company as a whole, and is useful for the workers, regardless of whether they are struggling to meet expectations or already excel in their role. After all, even the best employees can benefit from Read more »

How to Successfully Sell Yourself During an Interview

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When it comes to interviewing, many professionals are somewhat uncomfortable discussing strengths and past successes. They often believe that being too aggressive may lead them to come off as arrogant, fearing that it could be off-putting to hiring managers. Additionally, many professionals doubt their capabilities, causing them to downplay their skill set or knowledge level. Read more »

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