Posts Tagged 'At work'

The Independent Team Player

Photo 57 (2)Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The day when 13 colonies decided the team they had been a part of was no longer working for them, so they declared their independence and formed a new nation—The United States of America!
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Mighty “Mouse”

DavidToday I will reveal the underutilized powers of the mouse; the seemingly ordinary object sitting on your desk. Once these powers have been unveiled and shared, you will be the life of the office!

Generally, a mouse is used in conjunction with the PC. Have you ever wondered what you can do with the mouse other than simply point and click? The following are some helpful “clicking” hints you can use to increase your productivity:
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Recession-Proof Your Job

CorneliusStill Employed? Make Sure You Stay That Way

With the economy in constant up and down mode, and speculations about looming layoffs due to the healthcare act, you may be in turmoil about the status of your employment. If that’s the case, your fears aren’t misplaced. However, it’s important that you don’t panic or jump ship prematurely. Instead, follow these three tips on how to recession-proof your job and ensure your livelihood during these uncertain times.
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Deck the Hall, Trim the Tree, and Party Like It’s an Interview

cherylLike an interview? You weren’t expecting to party like that, were you? Well, if you are attending an office party this holiday season, you should approach it with just that much care. Party animal and “rising young executive” are not usually synonymous. So how do we handle that office party? Approach it like an interview for your next promotion, because it just could be. Continue reading ‘Deck the Hall, Trim the Tree, and Party Like It’s an Interview’

Holiday Rush

Exploring Seasonal Jobs
When most people think about the holiday rush, they are envisioning the massive crowds hitting the stores, especially on the infamous day known as Black Friday. This truly is the busiest time of year for retail establishments. It can be a “make it or break it” season that determines the end of year bottom line. Continue reading ‘Holiday Rush’

Management 101

One important aspect of a job search is conducting research and gathering clues about what the atmosphere and management style are like within a particular company or organization. Understanding the work environment can mean the difference between walking into a Dream Job or a total Nightmare!
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Don’t Let the Door Hit You

cherylMaking an exit strategy for leaving a job.
In my last blog, Take the Hint, I wrote about the warning signs that it may be time to leave a job. Today, let’s look at a strategy for making a good, smooth exit from a company. Your exit strategy can be just as important as your first days on a new job, so think before you act. Continue reading ‘Don’t Let the Door Hit You’