Tag Archive: life at work

I’m just looking for a good place to work

January 15, 2018 9:58 pm Published by

One of the most stressful parts of the job search is evaluating whether or not a certain company would be a good place to work – for you.  Questions you ask yourself could be – How do I pick a good place to work? How do I know if I will like working in a certain company? A recent article in the Society for Human Resource Management magazine looked at data from the Effective Workplace Index which identified characteristics of high performing versus low performing organizations.  The index compares how... View Article

Get a Handle on Workplace Stress

November 4, 2017 10:03 am Published by

Workplace stress is real. “Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea”  ~ Doug Hall The Mayo Clinic educates us to some of the silent signals of stress.  From headaches, stomach cramps, overactive sweet tooth, heart palpitations, anxiety or shedding hair – your body can have a physical, obvious or not so obvious, reaction to stress. All of us have our “pain points” or triggers that cause some kind of involuntary stress reaction. Spend sometime today thinking about your triggers.  There may be more than one.... View Article

Positive Attitude is Key to Career Success

November 1, 2017 10:13 pm Published by

Start Positive – Nothing really happens without that! We use National Career Development Month to help people recognize the importance of life-long career development and professional growth. This month gives all of us an opportunity to assess our existing jobs and career situations, explore alternatives, and develop plans that will better prepare us for the future we want. Whether you feel stuck in your existing career; satisfied, but still exploring or just thinking about a transition, or want to set some new goals or measure yourself against your New Years resolutions,... View Article

Sexual Harassment and Emerging Professionals

October 20, 2017 2:57 pm Published by

Sexual harassment in the workplace is real and emerging professionals and new graduates are sometimes the target.  Workplace predators are counting on the naive responses, fearful attempts to push back and lack of knowledge about sexual harassment policies. Often, these emerging professionals, who are new to the workplace, don’t even fully know what is acceptable behavior or expected of them and of co-workers just yet. When you read the op-ed by Lupita Nyong’o in the New York Times, about her encounters with Harvey Weinstein, you really get some insight into... View Article

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