Posts Categorized: Career Success

4 Inspirational Quotes From Steve Jobs to Improve Your Lousy Work Day

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Hopefully, most of your work days are filled with a sense of accomplishment and purpose. Unfortunately, things go wrong from time to time and even dream jobs can have rough patches. While bad days are understandable, they should not outweigh the good. Whether today is simply blasé, or it is series disheartening events that has Read more »

How to Ask For Help When You’re Struggling on the Job

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Adapting to a new job, or a host of new responsibilities, can understandably take time. However, if you have been trying to adjust for an extended period of time without – or with little – success, you might need help. Asking for help can be hard, especially if admitting the difficulties makes you feel like a failure in the role. While it Read more »

Understanding Your Rights | Filing Whistleblower Complaints

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When you accepted your job, you believed you would be working for a company that conducted its business using safe practices and ethical principles. Unfortunately, some situations are not clear during the interview process, and not all employees have the high level of integrity you were expecting from your colleagues and superiors. If you caught your Read more »

A Productivity-Boosting Diet Plan…3 Things to Eat to Improve Your Day

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As a busy professional, you probably often feel like there are not enough hours in the day. Achieving a true work-life balance can be a challenge, especially if your job is rather demanding. If you are like many people, you may frequently turn to packaged snacks and fast food as a way to get a quick meal Read more »

How to Become Your Best Self at Work

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While some people are content simply doing a good job at work, you want to do better. As an ambitious professional, you are always searching for ways to improve yourself to maximize performance. You have lofty goals, so achieving your personal best will take a lot of hard work, but you are certainly up to the Read more »

Becoming Mentally Tough | 3 Ways to Roll with the Difficulties of Your 9-5

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When you have a demanding job or work in a combative work environment, it can be mentally draining. Tensions build and emotions can flare — but you do not want to take that route. The secret to thriving at a difficult job is to become mentally tough. This characteristic may be innate for some, but most people Read more »

Three Tips to Asking for a Raise…When You HATE Talking About Money

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If you have been in your current position for more than a year and your boss has yet to grant you a pay increase, it may be time to take matters into your own hands. Money certainly should not be the sole reason you come to work each day, but the size of your paycheck Read more »

4 Tips to Stay Motivated and Focused During an Extended Job Search

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When you’re not happy at your job, or are currently unemployed, you want to find a new position immediately. Unfortunately, it rarely works out that way. As a general rule, it takes one month for every $10,000 you earn, so expect your search to last around six months if your annual salary is $60,000. Even the Read more »

Four Resume Red Flags to Avoid when Applying to a Job Online

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During a job search, your resume is one of your most important tools. As this document is often your first impression with a recruiter or hiring manager, it needs to shine! So, how to do you take a resume from average to outstanding!? Unfortunately, there isn’t a universal set of rules to writing a perfect resume. Read more »

15 Motivational Quotes to Help You Focus During an Extended Job Search

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Getting a great job is rarely a stress-free process. It can take months of hard work and multiple failed attempts to finally find the right opportunity.  Needless to say, there can be times when motivation is a challenge. 15 Motivational Quotes to Help You Stay Focused on Your Job Search When the going gets tough, it’s only natural Read more »

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