Five things we say that might accidentally manipulate colleagues. When talking with colleagues, many of us unwittingly nudge them toward our own desired outcome. It is a common form of accidental manipulation that is sometimes the result of our tone, the way we phrase requests, or a combination of both. This subtle, unconscious manipulation usually… Read More

  The start of a new year is the perfect time to start prioritizing yourself. Your health and happiness are most important, so it is good to make plans that will benefit you.  A great place to start is your workplace. Work is a big part of most people’s lives, and the majority of people… Read More

Work can be stressful, especially when you have a lot to do and a lot of projects that need to be completed. You’re not going to want to procrastinate work for too long because you might not have enough time to finish it. It can also be difficult to stay focused on your work. You… Read More

Working with people every day that you might not necessarily get along with can be challenging. It can often prompt people to feel annoyed with one another and to want to say something to that person.  Oftentimes when people do not agree with someone else about a project or with work, they might make a… Read More

Getting a job offer is an amazing feeling. You have proved to the employer that you are worthy of the job and that you are the right one for their company. However, deciding on whether or not the company is the right fit for you and committing to the job can take some time.  When… Read More

A four-year degree is not a prerequisite to earning a six-figure salary. There are many jobs in blue-collar industries where workers earn a high salary. Best of all, they don’t have to give half of their wages to lenders to pay off student debt. In fact, according to recent data, wages in the blue-collar sector… Read More

Determining the state of the blue-collar job market is all about supply and demand. Currently, demand for blue-collar workers is at an all-time high while the supply of workers is at a record low. The current blue-collar job market is the hottest in decades, making it easier than ever to become blue-collar. According to recent… Read More

Most of us can feel motivated and energetic during the mornings, but once the afternoon hits, our cortisol levels plummet, and we start to feel slightly sluggish. This is normal, but it doesn’t make it any less frustrating when it happens. Not only do cortisol levels drop during the afternoons, but our attention spans also… Read More

Sometimes, no matter how hard we try or how good we are at our jobs, good work simply isn’t enough to achieve career success. Far too often, the effort we put into our work and the outcome can go unnoticed. The truth of the matter is if you take a backseat and don’t do all… Read More

The things that we say to one another at work can have a big impact on our job satisfaction and how comfortable we feel in our work environment. We sometimes don’t think carefully enough about what we say, but we spend so much of our time around our co-workers that we don’t want to alienate… Read More