Searching for a job can be tough, particularly if you’re unemployed. However, if you take a systematic approach then you have a far greater chance of success. Here are six tips that will make your search for a job that bit easier.
Saying the right thing at the right time is critical to getting what you want. Here are five powerful tips for communicating effectively.
Stress is a normal part of life but if you find that the smallest things can send you into a panic or if you feel stressed out every day of the week then you need to seek change. Here are six warning signs to watch out for and five things you can do to make it better.
Work, life, family, health – is having it all a real possibility? Yes, say these seven wellness CEOs.
In the workplace of today we connect with colleagues around the office via Slack and Skype and collaborate on documents in the cloud – so working remotely makes perfect sense. However, there are some serious challenges to working remotely.
The 9-to-5 workday may be a thing of the past but for contemporary knowledge workers, the answer might not be to work more but actually to work less – specifically for 4 hours a day.
If management responds to every instance of bad behaviour by creating a new item in the office rulebook then the situation can quickly become nightmarish. Here are just some of the terrible rules that businesses come up with in a bid to regulate their workforces.
Google Docs can be a powerful tool for collaborating with colleagues. However, it can also present some truly unique opportunities for passive aggressive behaviour in the workplace.
According to a recent survey of US professionals, the 8-hour workday is ‘a thing of the past’ and as many as 73% of workers in Washington D.C. believe 9-to-5 jobs are a relic of a bygone era.
It’s generally accepted that having the option to work remotely increases staff productivity. However, a recent survey found that the percentage of US workers who did at least some of their work remotely had fallen.
In a data-driven world of metrics and reports, it’s easy for organisations to become fixated on performance. However, that focus may actually create a thoroughly rotten corporate culture.
Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snap, the company behind Snapchat, is just 26. He is one of the youngest business leaders in history to take a company public and is likely to be the youngest-ever CEO of a $30-billion company. And he has some career advice for you.
Every line of business picks up technical jargon and terminology to simplify complex ideas. However, if you’re using a series of convoluted metaphors to express an idea, you may be making things more complicated than they need to be while decreasing the effectiveness of your communications.
Exhausted by the number of decisions you have to make every day? ‘Decision fatigue’ is a real psychological state, so you’re not alone. What can you do about it? Go on a decision-making diet.
Can the simple act of putting pen to paper to record one’s daily thoughts and reflections offer any tangible rewards?
Monica Torres at The Ladders reports that we’re spending up to a third of our working time dealing with pointless emails and most people just automatically deal with the latest thing in their inbox, rather than being selective. Don’t you wish there was a way out?
Self-initiated work outside of your day job can be great for your career. With any luck, it will improve your bank balance too. But how can you find time to start anything when you’re so busy at work?
We all know letting people work remotely can make them happier. Technology is making it easier for more people to add ‘WFH’ (Working From Home) to their instant messenger status at work. But is it a realistic idea for people working in corporations?
Could working less be the answer to achieving more? It turns out that people who work more than eight hours aren’t usually the best at getting stuff done.
The movement against the open-plan office is gathering momentum.
There’s a lot of evidence to show they reduce productivity and make people unhealthy, and you know how annoying they can be if you’re sat near the wrong people.
Saying ‘no’ doesn’t make you an arsehole. That’s just one of the things that Sarah Knight’s taught us recently. She’s the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck which is not just a book – it’s her approach to life.
It’s not about being negative or apathetic – it’s about making a ‘f*ck-budget’ in order to become more selective about what you devote your time an energy to.