Does Your Job Make You Anxious?

You’re frazzled and nervous every time you think about work. Guess what? You’re not alone. According to a 2018 poll, 94% of workers reported feeling stress at work. However, it doesn’t need to be this way. Here are some tactics to prevent your job from making you anxious. How to Keep Your Job from Making… Read More »

Your Weekends Don’t Have to Be the Highlight of the Week

It’s Monday morning, and you’re already counting down the hours until Friday afternoon. Guess what? Your weekends don’t have to be the highlight of the week. Use these tips to change your outlook. How to Make Weekdays the Highlight of the Week Plan Your Meals Pre-planning your meals may sound like an overwhelming task. However,… Read More »

Why Getting a New Job Is Scary

You’re not happy in your current position, and you probably should look for something else. The problem is the idea of job hunting makes you feel panicky. So, maybe you’ll just stay where you are. If this endless loop sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Here’s why getting a new job is scary and what you… Read More »

The Day-to-Day Duties of an Assistant Operator

Are you interested in working in a manufacturing or industrial setting? A position as an assistant operator may be right for you. Here’s what you need to know. What Does an Assistant Operator Do? An assistant operator helps or assists more skilled production workers. Day-to-day duties could include: Controlling and operating machines Using computers to… Read More »

Wanting a Closer Work Commute? Now Is Your Time!

Workers often complain about their commute. So, do you know you long YOU are on the road? Let’s say you have a 1-hour round-trip to/from work. That adds up to 5 hours per week or 260 hours per year. And if you do the math, 260 hours is just under 11 days! Would you like… Read More »

Signs Your Job Expectations Are Set Too High

You can’t seem to find a job you like. So, what’s the problem? Are you picking the wrong positions? Or are your job expectations set too high? Your Job Expectations May Be Too High If… Your Dream Job Is Too Dreamy What if… you could work a few hours each week, have everything work out… Read More »

Hit A Homerun With These Interview Tricks

You have an interview coming up, and you’d like to give a winning performance. So, what can you do to stay in the game? Hit a homerun with these interview tricks! Top Interview Tricks to Land a Job Pay Attention to First Impressions Did you know an interviewer decides what they think of you in… Read More »

Are These 5 Fears Keeping You from Applying to Jobs?

Searching for work isn’t easy, and it can be downright scary. Are these 5 fears keeping you from applying to jobs? If so, here’s how to conquer them. 5 Fears Keeping You from Applying to Jobs Fear of the Unknown When you apply for a job, you have NO idea what might happen. As Jon… Read More »

Making the Most of Your Alumni Network

You’re looking for work, but you haven’t had much luck. Guess what? You don’t need to do everything on your own. Here’s how to find a job faster by making the most of your alumni network. Tips for Using Your Alumni Network to Land a Job Stay Connected (or Get Reconnected) Most colleges and schools… Read More »

How Grounded Enthusiasm Makes for a Successful Interview

You’re trying to land a new job. So, what can you do to improve your odds? Here’s how grounded enthusiasm makes for a successful interview. What Is Grounded Enthusiasm? According to social psychologist Amy Cuddy, grounded enthusiasm is a combination of commitment, confidence, and passion. This quality predicts drive, initiative, persistence, enhanced mental activity, creativity,… Read More »