Posts Categorized: Career Tips

How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

If you are looking for a new job, you may encounter one of the more enjoyable aspects of job hunting – getting more than one job offer. We should all be so lucky, you say. True. But, these days it is more likely than in the past. Demand is high for talented people, especially in… Read More »

Informational Interviews and the Job Search

The importance of networking is now well established. Indeed, it may be the most effective way of finding a job. And one good way to expand your network is through the informational interview. The important thing to understand about an informational interview is that it is not a job interview. As the name implies, the… Read More »

How to Achieve Your Goals

We all have things we want to achieve in our jobs and in our careers. These are the goals we have set for ourselves. The hard part is figuring how to reach those goals. Here are a few tips on how to achieve your goals. 1. Make your goals specific. The more vague and abstract… Read More »

How to Get Hired at Your Dream Company

You are looking for a job, and you have your eye on a particular company, one that you really like and would really like to work for. How do you go about getting noticed, getting your foot in the door? There are a number of ways you can attract their attention. Here are a few.… Read More »

Tips on Getting More Done

1. Get up earlier in the morning Some productivity experts recommend about two hours earlier than you normally do. This will help you to get your day off to a good start by establishing a morning routine. It will give you time to exercise, to eat a good breakfast, to plan your day and what… Read More »

How to Avoid the Health Risks of Sitting too Long at Work

Many jobs require a lot of sitting. People are at desks looking at computer screens. And most people probably don’t give a lot of thought to the health implications of all those hours in a chair, even if they regularly go the gym. But recent research has shown that sitting for long periods of time… Read More »

How to Handle a Bad Boss

In the business world, there are many different types of bosses. If you are of an age to remember the Mary Tyler Moore Show, you will remember Mary’s boss Lou Grant. He was gruff, no nonsense, but he knew what he was doing, and knew how to handle his people. If you are lucky, you… Read More »

How to Work with Mentors

Building relationships is important in any job, especially if you are in the early stages of your career. Finding seasoned leaders to act as mentors can be of enormous help in advancing and growing in your job, as well as avoiding the pitfalls that come from inexperience. Here are a few tips on establishing and… Read More »

Some Quotes About Success on the Job

A key element needed for success at any job is having the right attitude, the drive and motivation. Here are a few quotes about success to get you motivated and inspired for success in your own career. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. Henry David Thoreau Things… Read More »

Getting Organized

When we are not organized, things get lost. Then we waste time trying to find them. In fact, we waste a good deal of time – studies show that employees use up about two weeks worth of time at work looking for stuff, resulting in lost time and money. Not only that, other research has… Read More »