Category: Career Monday

Career Monday: Expert Job Interview Tips

Career Monday: Expert Job Interview Tips

It’s exciting to make it past the resumé and job application phase. Being invited to a job interview can feel exciting. It can also feel nerve-wracking. Now that you’ve made it past the initial phase, it’s time to make the first impression needed to take the next step. You can also shift your perspective: during […]

Career Monday: 7 Ways to Boost Focus and Productivity While Working From Home

Career Monday: 7 Ways to Boost Focus and Productivity While Working From Home

Many businesses have allowed or forced employees to work from home. While this is a welcome development for many people, it’s not always easy to be productive from home. It can be easy to sleep late, watch a little TV, spend too much time on social media, or just waste time in general. Having children […]

Career Monday: Managing Video Meetings – How to Avoid Collaboration Fatigue

Career Monday: Managing Video Meetings – How to Avoid Collaboration Fatigue

2020 was a year rife with changes and challenges. Remote working evolved from a futuristic concept into the standard strategy for most businesses. Our in-person meetings and daily chats became video calls and instant messaging. Collaboration tools like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Slack took over the world in the age of the pandemic, promising a […]

Career Monday: Dealing with ADHD at Work

Career Monday: Dealing with ADHD at Work

Does your boss keep giving you the same feedback? You need to follow instructions and pay more attention to details. These could be signs that you have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). More than 8 million adults struggle with ADHD. If you’re one of them, you may have trouble keeping track of multiple projects or […]

Career Monday: Setting Healthy Boundaries in Business

Career Monday: Setting Healthy Boundaries in Business

With smartphones at our fingertips, boundaries around business are more blurred than ever. Applications like Slack and Gmail make us radically accessible, conference calls can happen at any time of the day, and laptops make it easier than ever to work on the weekends. It’s no surprise, then, how stress begins piling up. Things happen […]

Career Monday: 13 Strategies for Making Your Job Search More Efficient

Career Monday: 13 Strategies for Making Your Job Search More Efficient

Some things are beyond your control when you’re searching for a job. You wait for companies to call you back, and you compete with other candidates who may have stronger qualifications. However, you can take charge of making your job hunt more efficient. That way you’ll make the process faster and more rewarding, regardless of […]

Career Monday: How to Make the Most of Working from Home

Career Monday: How to Make the Most of Working from Home

Working from home is becoming much more common. On the surface, it sounds ideal. You can work in your robe while you talk to your dog. You might even have your favorite movie on in the background. Your boss can’t even track your internet time! But working from home has its disadvantages, too. It’s not […]

Career Monday: A Useful Guide for Sharing a Home Office with Your Partner

Career Monday: A Useful Guide for Sharing a Home Office with Your Partner

Does your house seem smaller since the pandemic started? Many families feel more cramped with 2 adults working at home, especially if you need to share your workspace with your partner. This may be the first time you’ve seen their work habits up close or counted how many dirty coffee cups they leave behind in […]

Career Monday: The Secret to Having a Greater Impact at Work

Career Monday: The Secret to Having a Greater Impact at Work

Do you pride yourself on meeting the expectations in your job description and completing tasks on time? That’s a great start, but it’s important to go beyond just fulfilling your job requirements if you want to stand out at work. In today’s employment market, many qualified applicants compete for a limited number of openings. Even […]

Career Monday: How to Figure Out What Type of Job You Really Want

Career Monday: How to Figure Out What Type of Job You Really Want

Are you considering a job change, but you keep putting it off for one reason or another? Most often it’s our lack of clear ideas for a job or career change that keeps us trapped in our current situation. What we’re really lacking is the ability to think differently about what’s possible for us. If […]