Begin Holding Yourself Accountable for Work Attendance

Whoops! You’re late for work again. No big deal, right? Wrong! Constantly missing work and showing up tardy makes you look bad.    Think about how you feel when a friend arrives late or not at all. Unless you are incredibly patient, you’ll probably feel aggravated and annoyed. And, this is how your boss feels too.  … Read More »

5-Minute Meditations at Work for Your Most Stressful Days

Most of us have experienced one of THOSE days at work. Your stress level is through the roof, there’s no end in sight, and you can’t seem to calm yourself down. When this happens, have you considered meditation?   Maybe you think meditation is too time–consuming, too difficult or just not for you? Well, think again. Did you know you can meditate in as little as five… Read More »

Celebrate Yourself by Learning New Skills

Trying something new is a wonderful way to celebrate yourself. You gain a new skill as well as a sense of accomplishment.   Is there something you’d like to learn, but you never found the time? Here are seven popular skills and tips on where to start your learning journey.  Photography / Videography Did you know Apple Stores offer free photography and… Read More »

Interview Going Poorly? Turn it Around With these 3 Tips

You’re having one of those interviews. Things are not going well, and you know it. Is there anything you can do to redeem yourself? Sometimes a job simply isn’t meant for you. However, don’t give up mid-interview. Use these three tricks to help turn an interview around, or at least leave a more positive impression.… Read More »

Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Finding a job is hard enough, but it can be downright impossible if you submit a cover letter full of mistakes. It is a good idea to have someone proofread your cover letter prior to submitting it with a job application so that you can find any mistakes you might have missed. We will discuss… Read More »

Four Strategies for Avoiding Employee Burnout

Running an office is not easy, especially when you are dealing with employees who might be on the verge of burnout. When you begin to see the signs of employee burnout, you need to act quickly in order to prevent it as much as possible. When an employee suffers from burnout, your company will lose… Read More »

Baby Boomer Retirement: Is Your Company Ready?

Is your company ready for the retirement of the baby boomers at the office? You might think that your company is ready, but be sure to read this post to make sure you truly are prepared. Baby boomers are retiring at an alarming rate these days and they will continue to retire over the coming… Read More »

The Staggering Cost of a Bad Hire

What many companies don’t realize is that a bad hire can cost more than just money. A bad hire can cost a company an estimated $25,000, with some companies claiming that it can cost closer to $50,000. Outside of just money, 69 percent of employers told CareerBuilder in a survey that bad hires even lowered… Read More »