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While it’s completely normal to feel some level of nervousness before and during a job interview, there are several ways to ease our anguished psyches.
The internet predictably lost its mind recently when it was revealed that lecturers at Leeds Trinity University had been cautioned not to overuse capital letters when issuing assignments.

The 4 Burners theory

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Featured ArticleWork/Life Balance

Ever heard of this one? It’s a new way of looking at work-life balance.
According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, hiring managers have body language pet peeves that can hurt your chances of landing a job. Networking expert Ivan Misner, Ph.D., advises special attention to these four things.
If you’re looking for a new challenge or new role to get you excited about work again, Rebecca Cope at Grazia offers some things you can start doing now to get a promotion at work.
Do you want to take your thought processes to a higher level? When you are meeting with your boss or a colleague, do you want to solve the right problem instead of the wrong one? Remember these fallacies.
On your way to a professional conference? Remember these tips to maximize its value.

Overwhelmed and over it?

September 27, 2018 Categorized in: Featured ArticleTactfully Speaking

Do you feel like you’re never going to catch up? Guess what? You’re right.
A new email extension called Crystal can help bring more empathy to your email conversations. The most important thing is adapting to other people’s written language, says Crystal founder Drew D’agostino.
Burnout can affect anyone at any point. Sometimes it’s a sign you need to make a serious change in your life. Other times you just need to make some changes to your routine that will help change your outlook toward your work, says Sujan Patel, vice president of marketing at When I Work. There’s plenty of well-worn advice on what types of small changes to try, but Patel offers some suggestions you may not have considered.
What would you consider to be the “Mount Rushmore” of workplace conduct essentials—the four simplest attitudes or practices that an admin must master quickly to advance in a career? Here are the ones we believe deserve a place on any monument.
To become a superstar at work, you need to extend your knowledge of the job to knowledge of the organization.
If you run into a string of these pesky nightmares, or even one whopper, it’s probably time to take stock of your situation and acknowledge your stress is worth addressing.