How to Say ‘NO’ When Your Boss Asks Too Much

Ever feel overworked? Business today is incredibly competitive, and many of us feel that turning down tasks and projects is tantamount to self-sabotage. But in fact, turning down a job or two from time to time can help you to assert yourself in the workplace, and to ensure that you complete your existing workload to … Continue reading “How to Say ‘NO’ When Your Boss Asks Too Much”

What Makes an Home Office Truly Contemporary

Nowadays, home offices are not just a place to work but an extension of your personality and preferred style – just like the rest of your home. It doesn’t matter whether you place it in a separate room or use the space under your stairs, your home office should be set up in accordance with … Continue reading “What Makes an Home Office Truly Contemporary”

5 Painless Tips to Write a Job-Winning Cover Letter

Whether you’re looking for an entry-level job or expecting to make a career leap by applying for a plum position in a Fortune 500 company, a creative cover letter can brighten your chances of landing the job. When you’re sending in your CV/Resume for a position, you’re painfully aware that the bio-data has to compete … Continue reading “5 Painless Tips to Write a Job-Winning Cover Letter”

Creative? Love Film? Consider a Career in Video Marketing

“Discouraged” is a feeling familiar to those who had ambitions towards a career in film. A lack of opportunities and an emphasis on connections means that most people have to get extremely lucky to get their foot in the door. In the rare event that an opportunity is presented and a door is opened, the … Continue reading “Creative? Love Film? Consider a Career in Video Marketing”

How to Deal with Negativity in the Work Place

Negative behaviour in the workplace does nothing but forecast doom and gloom in the workplace. It could be a whole department who is constantly spreading a negative vibe or it could be just one person. Negativity brings out the worst out of each employee it comes into contact with daily. The worst part is that … Continue reading “How to Deal with Negativity in the Work Place”

Standing At The Crossroads: How Do You Decide What To Do With Your Life?

At some point in everyone’s life, they come up to a crossroads. The time comes when they can no longer just keep following the same old path. It can happen in your twenties, it can happen in your forties, but eventually you will have to answer a simple question: what do you want to do … Continue reading “Standing At The Crossroads: How Do You Decide What To Do With Your Life?”

Fall In Love With Your Job All Over Again And Do It Better

You’ve been unhappy at work for a while now. Each morning when the alarm clock goes off, you hit the snooze button and prolong the inevitable for as long as possible. Throughout the day you constantly check your watch, counting down the hours until you can clock off and go home. You live for the … Continue reading “Fall In Love With Your Job All Over Again And Do It Better”

Work Hard Play Hard-Finding The Right Career For You

Life seems to revolve around work. That’s not necessarily a bad thing unless you’re stuck in a role that you really don’t care for. Taking pride in your work and caring for your job comes naturally when you actually enjoy the role you are in. You’re going to enjoy the role if it keys into … Continue reading “Work Hard Play Hard-Finding The Right Career For You”

5 Tips to Hook Your Reader with a Persuasive LinkedIn Summary Section

Did you know that after the headline section, LinkedIn Summary is the second most widely-read section on your profile? Furthermore, studies show readers spend a majority of their total time focused solely on this section. THE BOTTOM LINE? If you don’t hook the reader with a persuasive LinkedIn Summary Section your chances are slim that … Continue reading “5 Tips to Hook Your Reader with a Persuasive LinkedIn Summary Section”

Winning Tactics for Freelancing

Freelancer is a term particularly used for those people who are self employed and not committed to a specific company. These are the strategies that work to attain the title of a successful freelancer: 1. Investing the time effectively A routine makes a person more efficient. The realistic timelines must be scheduled in order to … Continue reading “Winning Tactics for Freelancing”