Career

Do you need everyone to like you at work to succeed? No, but it sure does make the time you spend there a whole lot better. Avoid these behaviors that lower your likeability.

The smart way to ask for advice

April 25, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Seeking advice from people more experienced and skilled than you in specific areas can make you look wise—if you do it the right way. Follow this advice.
When you hear the word ergonomic, you might picture a well-designed office chair and a wavy keyboard. But there’s more to it than that.
How can you know if that cold or flu you’ve been struggling through is still contagious?
I’ll be happy when I get a new job … I’ll be happy when I get married … I’ll be happy when I make my first million … Sound familiar?
Did you know: the origin of “Man (or Girl) Friday” comes from Robinson Crusoe? Here are some other notable fictional “admins” that deserve consideration.
No, it’s not your imagination. You and your place of business are receiving more robocalls now than there were a year ago.
Many people have another gig in addition to their full-time job. Should you disclose this to your employer? There are several things to mull over before deciding on taking this step.
Some tips for avoiding the quicksand of procrastination and turning it around.
Administrative Professional Week is coming! … Don’t forget this important office resource

Ask for more responsibility

March 27, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

You feel strongly that you are ready to tackle more at work, but your supervisor hasn’t offered you more authority or challenging assignments. It’s time to take matters into your own hands and ask for more responsibility.

Manage the boring stuff at work

March 27, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

You aren’t going to love everything about your job. Some of your tasks will be outright dull or tedious. Follow these tips to gain some new perspective.
Your boss just hit you with some bad news: You need to improve your performance or find a new job. Here’s what to do next.