What does it mean to network? The term is used so often and it is taken for granted that people actually know what it means, much less how it is supposed to help them. For blue collar workers? Forget about it: networking is not going to help my career. Wrong! Although networking is often synonymous… Read More


We get it! Work can be stressful; even if you love your job, work can become a bit too much from time to time. A busy life outside of work can only make things worse. In a recent blog post we explained how stressful work can affect you and now we want to share a… Read More


Intimidation or fear might be one of the first things that pops into your head when it comes to a change in career. Although negative notions follow your feelings of intimidation and fear with doubt, you need to look at the bigger picture and think outside of the negativity. Maybe, your schedule is hectic, or… Read More


You know what it is like to work with someone you do not enjoy. Someone who is mean and a bully or someone who is too friendly and annoying, working with either one can take a toll on your work life. Generally speaking, the ideal coworker is someone who you can see yourself hanging out… Read More


If you want to see the company you work for to succeed, it is important to identify strong leaders or learn the traits to become one yourself. Strong leaders do more than good work; they are able to rally their coworkers around them and motivate them to constantly improve their quality of work. While many… Read More


Work certainly takes its toll on you physically. You show up and put the work in each and every day. You are sore, tired and perhaps even injured, but you push through. If you love your job then you probably enjoy the grind. But are you aware of the extra physical tolls work can place… Read More


Listen, we have all had a boss we do not necessarily get along with. Tough bosses are both good and bad, but it is not always obvious to tell the difference between a tough boss and a bully. No one wants to work for or with a bully; spending 40+ hours per week with such… Read More


Success comes with its failures, but it is often those failures that propel success. Everyone will experience rejection in their life: perhaps rejection from your dream college, rejection from the perfect job or rejection from a loan for a new house or car. We have all been there or we will all be there at… Read More


A job is better than no job, but at the same time being happy in your job is better than being miserable at work. There is a saying that if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life. The more you work, the more likely you are to realize… Read More


No employer can bar you from working during your pregnancy. As a pregnant individual, you have the right to seek work, start a new job, and work for as long as you are comfortable working before your due date. In the time between conception and your child’s birth, your body will change in new, often… Read More