How to Get the Most From Working at Home

Many companies today are offering workers more flexibility with their jobs, and that includes the opportunity to work from home. Working from home certainly has its advantages, but it has disadvantages as well, distractions that you need to be aware of and take measures against. Here are some measures you can take to make your… Read More »

How to Get to Peak Performance

Psychologists have given the name “flow” to the experience of peak performance, when we are working at our best. They describe flow as a mental state of deep focus and concentration, so immersed in what we are doing that we lose track of time. Some are able to achieve this state more often than others.… Read More »

What Not to do at a Job Interview

Career counseling experts have developed lists of job interview necessities, things that you should cover during the interview. But there are also things that you shouldn’t do during an interview. It is important to know what not to do as well as what you should do. Here are some things to steer clear of during… Read More »

Exercise Improves Brain Function

If you want to improve your performance and productivity at work, one sure way to do that is by getting more exercise. Research has shown that exercise helps our minds as well as our bodies. It actually helps improve our cognitive capabilities. Recent research has shown that people who exercise regularly have better brain function… Read More »

How to Brighten Your Company Blog

Many companies today have blogs. The blogs are a way of disseminating the company brand, as well as bringing traffic to the company’s website. The problem with many a company blog, however, is that they can be a little dull. The question is, how to make it more interesting, so more people will read it.… Read More »

How to Stay Healthy While Job Hunting

Looking for work is hard work in itself. It can be frustrating and stressful. During this stressful time, you want to make sure that you take care of yourself, both physically and mentally. After all, you cannot look for a job effectively if you are not healthy yourself. Here are a few things to keep… Read More »

The Advantages of Diversity in a Workforce

When you interview for a job, you want to make sure the company is a good fit for you. Does the company share your values? Does it have an environment you would find conducive to doing your best work? An important part of that consideration is the people who work at the company. For many… Read More »

Turning Around the Hiring Process

In recruiting job candidates, companies today have technological advantages that were not available in the past. But even with these many and varied technological platforms, many companies still go about hiring in the same way – posting job descriptions and waiting for replies.Only today, businesses have many more places where they can post their job… Read More »

How to Deal with Setbacks

At some time or another, we will experience failure. It is inevitable. We all make mistakes. So, how we respond to setbacks is important. The word for it is resilience, and it is this resilience which, in the long run, might make the difference between our ultimate success or failure in life. Resilience is bouncing… Read More »

How to Solve a Problem

There is a well known quote from Albert Einstein about solving problems which goes something like this: If he were given one hour to save the world, Einstein said, he would spend the first 55 minutes defining the problem, the the last five minutes to come up with a solution. While that ratio may be… Read More »