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With more self-care apps available than ever before, it’s hardly an act of self-care to try and sort through them all! But here are some suggestions to start you on the right path in 2022.

Master 3 tricky interview questions

May 4, 2022 Categorized in: Advancement

Though each job interview will be unique, there are a few questions you can usually expect. It’s best to put some preparation into how you’ll address these topics.
Handling a perfectionist can feel especially tricky when that person is a manager. Here are some ways to deal with perfectionist execs.

How to start a conversation

May 4, 2022 Categorized in: Speaking

We don’t often hear tips on how specifically to start conversations. Host Johny K of the podcast “Communication Charm” offers some potent and practical advice.
You may think your job is boring, but science hints that people who work with people (that’s you) are not half as frustrated by boredom as those who work with numbers.
Don’t you wish things were… well, frankly, easier? Well, maybe that’s not as far-fetched as you think.
At a time when recent surveys show a majority of workers feel highly anxious, overwhelmed, stressed and burned out, many employers have begun offering wellness benefits for their workers. That’s why Nataly Kogan, co-founder of the website happier.com, is really, really happy.
It is said that we allow money to become such a dominant force in our lives because we fail to define exactly what it should do for us. At this point in your career, are you still wondering about the part it should play in your life?
For many, the shift to remote work during the pandemic offered increased flexibility and work-life balance. But a new survey reveals that 47% of remote workers in the U.S. are concerned about the blurred boundaries between their jobs and personal lives.
Nearly two-thirds of employees—62%—plan to ask for a raise this year.
The challenge when people get together on a document is to maintain one voice so that the reader isn’t thrown by changes in tense, point of view, phrasing, word choice, structure and so on. Sometimes it’s even difficult to keep on the same point. Group writing is hard, and the more people involved, the more difficult. Here are some guidelines.

Effectively negotiate your bills

April 6, 2022 Categorized in: Negotiating

When the term negotiation arises, it’s often in the heady context of business deals, referring to tactics and skill. Well, what makes your personal finances any different? Try a bill negotiation app.
These days, companies are getting extra creative with odd combinations of capitalized and lowercase words—and then there’s the separate issue of online presence and website addresses. Susan F. Benjamin cautions us on this major element of business correspondence in the book Quick and Painless Business Writing.