Posts Categorized: Career Tips

How to Make Your Social Media Site Recruiter Friendly

Social media has become an important place for people who want to advertise themselves and advance their career. Companies and recruiters routinely sift through sites like LinkedIn to look for people they might want to hire. That is why it is important for your social media site to be professional looking and recruiter friendly. Unfortunately,… Read More »

Multitasking and Mindfulness

Multitasking is not as popular as it used to be. But there are still many businesses and people who do it, perceiving it as a way to keep up in the fast-paced business world, a way to be productive and efficient. People who say they are multitasking may believe they are doing several things at… Read More »

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Tis the season for making resolutions for the new year. Many resolutions revolve around our health – a resolution to eat better, or get the gym more often. These are noble goals. But in making your resolutions, you shouldn’t overlook another part of your body – your brain. Brain research has been getting a lot… Read More »

How to Strategize for Your Job Search

There are reams of information out there about searching for a job – how to write a resume and cover letter, how to interview, how to network. Much of this information, however, focuses on the nuts and bolts of the job hunting process, the tactics and techniques of the search. Before you get involved in… Read More »

How to Get Motivated to Exercise

The value of exercise is undisputed. It is one of the most potent things we can do for our health, mentally, physically and even spiritually. Its benefits are pretty much unmatched. While we all recognize the benefits of exercise, many of us don’t take advantage of it. We seldom seem to find the time to… Read More »

How to Reduce Stress Over the Holidays

Everyone knows that stress levels go up over the holidays. There is so much to do, in addition to the demands of work, that people feel they never have enough time. They get caught up in the race, and as a result, the holidays become a time of frustration, affecting our mood and work performance,… Read More »

How to Gain More Control of Work and Life

Often, life can seem like a treadmill, a non-stop, frenetic obstacle course that we have to negotiate each day. There never seem to be enough hours in a day for all of the things we need to do, at work or at home. Thanks to technology, which is supposed to make our lives easier, we… Read More »

How to Improve Your Self-Discipline

We are all looking for ways to boost our willpower. Having more self-discipline is a key factor in success at work and a satisfying personal life as well. It helps us to get more done. Research has shown that willpower is like a muscle, the more you exercise it, the stronger it becomes. But just… Read More »

How to Develop New Habits

Habits are important factors in our lifestyle. The good habits we have can go a long way toward helping us achieve success in our careers and in our personal lives. Conversely, our bad habits can prevent us from reaching our goals in work and life. If you are interested in establishing a new habit, what… Read More »

How Taking Notes Can Help You at Work

There is a story about a well known expert giving a public lecture to students at a university. They listen quietly and intently. But there is only one person in the audience who is taking notes, and he is another expert in the field! This little anecdote shows the value of note taking and also… Read More »