Ways To Manage Your Workload More Effectively

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How many times have you wished there were more hours in a day just so you could finish all your responsibilities at work on time? If you have been struggling in dealing with your heavy workloads, you’re not alone. As a matter of fact, one of the common issues organizations have to address is their workers’ inability to work efficiently. There are many things you can do actually if you are serious about finding the right balance in your life. This can help you overcome the challenges of your job before you end up getting burnt out. [Read more…]

Being Seen As Still Relevant and Worth Being Wooed

Business Management

Whatever career path you choose to take, it is vital that you develop knowledge-based competence and transferable skills to remain marketable to employers, especially as you approach the twilight of your career. To be successful in your chosen field, simply getting a degree and good grades won’t be enough. More importantly, you have to be able to develop skills and traits that will keep employers looking for you. Perhaps you are wondering now what knowledge and skills you need to focus on acquiring and enhancing throughout your career. [Read more…]

How To Build Relationships With Senior Staff

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The kind of relationship you will build with your manager and other senior staff will pretty much determine how productive and happy you will be at work. Having a not-so-enjoyable job in a friendly environment is always much better than getting a great job with a boss and coworkers you can’t get along with. Building a good working relationship with the people you work with can’t be that difficult especially if you are guided on how you should do it. And this is what you will learn in this post. [Read more…]

What Could Cause Leadership to Fail?

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There are certain traits a person must have to be considered a good leader. By having such attributes, a leader is then expected to be capable of guiding his or her subordinates towards success. But what if the leader starts to take these traits to the extreme? Can this still be considered healthy for the organization?

One thing that every leader should understand is that even the things that make them a good leader could also end up being the cause of their failure. Any positive aspect of leadership that goes unchecked can become a reason for leadership to be ineffective and negative. This is because there is a very thin line separating good leadership and bad leadership. [Read more…]

Can a Manager Really Motivate Employees?

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Such an important role is played by employee motivation in maintaining the morale and productivity of workers in a company. Unmotivated employees tend to drift apart and have negative effects on one another. When employees begin to lose satisfaction in their jobs, their performance is easily affected as well.

One big question in the minds of every company manager is whether or not they have the capacity to get employees motivated. The answer is yes. This is not going to be an easy process, though, because it is important for a manager to know first what it is that could motivate their workers. Every employee has their own unique needs, and thus, different methods must be used to motivate them. [Read more…]

Dare to Dream with Elsbeth Tate, Rebel with a Cause Business and Life Coaching

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Join us for an hour, and learn how to dream with Elsbeth Tate, Business and Life Coach, and author of soon to be released, From Golden to Platinum: “The Courageous Woman’s Guide to an Inspired Retirement”. [Read more…]

Interesting Job Interview Myths You Should Know

Interview Myths You Should Know

Job seekers do many things to better understand what things must and must not be done to prepare for a job interview. Aside from preparing your resume and other credentials, you must also be ready for what could happen during the interview itself. If you search the web or talk to people who are more experienced in getting interviews, you may actually get tips on how you could eventually land the job you are applying for. But do you know that some of the things you will learn are just myths? Below are some of them:

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Business Lunch Etiquette by Adeodata Czink

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A business lunch is an excellent way to meet and connect with prospective or current clients. I believe lunch is much better than dinner because it is faster, cheaper, and it does not cut into evening time that may be reserved for family or friends.

When you invite someone to lunch, it’s your responsibility to choose the restaurant so have a couple of good establishments already in mind. Ask about your client’s like and dislikes and select the restaurant that best matches them. Have the address and phone number of the restaurants handy when you make the invitation so that you can give them to your guest. Let her know what you want to discuss over lunch so that she can come prepared. [Read more…]

How Is Being a Working Mother a Good Thing?

Working Mother

The workplace didn’t use to be a pleasant environment for working women like me, but as time went by, the world has become more open to the idea of letting mothers have a career. Needless to say, this is an important change that every woman should take advantage of. In fact, some mothers even think that being a working mom has several advantages for them and their kids as well.

Let me share with you what I think are the good reasons every mother should have a career, which is based on my personal experience as a working mother

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Common Obstacles to a Successful Career

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What do you think is the biggest mistake you could make to your own career? By doing enough research, you would actually learn about the common pitfalls that lead to an individual’s career failure. You would be so eager to know about these things because this is the only way you could prevent them from ruining your own career. Explained below are the common obstacles faced by workers that may cost you your job. [Read more…]

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