Dealing with a Workplace Bully

Whether it’s a jealous coworker that tries to undermine you or a supervisor who loves to yell, you’ll likely deal with a workplace bully at some point in your career. You may have a great job otherwise, but a single individual can make going to work everyday a dreadful experience. Luckily, there are a few Read More …

Finding a Company That Matches Your Values

Recent comments by Whole Foods CEO John Mackey have caused both customers and employees to question the company’s values. Not only is it important to shop at businesses that stand for what you believe, but it is also important to work for an organization that matches your values. There are several ways to determine whether Read More …

Work Enviroments for the Highly Sensitive Person

Are you sensitive to lights, sounds and smells? Do you become overwhelmed easily by stressful situations? Have friends and family always said you’re too sensitive? If so, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). The term was coined by psychologist Elaine Aron and has gained more attention in recent years. If you believe you Read More …

The Best Career Planning Tool

Career tests, advice books, and counseling can all help you choose a suitable career path.  However, these don’t offer the best career planning opportunities.  Experience is the best teacher in every area, including career development.  Experience challenges your assumptions and forces self-awareness like nothing else.  Through experience, you learn: Your true values and interests Career Read More …

Work Makes Me Nervous: New Book Tackles Job Anxiety

Work-related anxiety can lead to a host of problems, including decreased productivity, lowered, job satisfaction, job loss, and health problems.  Work Makes Me Nervous: Overcome Anxiety and Build the Confidence to Succeed, a new book released today, aims to eliminate anxiety in the workplace.  I interviewed authors Jonathan Berent and Amy Lemley about the causes Read More …

Extrinsic and Intrinsic Rewards

Intrinsic and extrinsic rewards should both be considered when choosing a career or deciding to accept a job offer, but special importance should be placed on intrinsic rewards.  Intrinsic rewards appeal to one’s values, interests and personality.  An intrinsically rewarding job will be satisfying in its own right.  Career tests can help identify those careers Read More …

Merging Generations in the Workplace, the New Gen Y

Written by Wendy N. Powell, author of “Management Experience Acquired” In a perfect world, the workplace is like a family, with seasoned baby boomer and Generation X employees guiding and working alongside less-experienced Generation Y workers. With the Gen Y employees now solidly in the workplace, new challenges in the traditional quasi-work family are common. Read More …

Five Must-Have Interpersonal Skills

on line pharmacy thetaxhaven via Compfight No matter what your job, you will have to communicate and interact with others at some point. Good interpersonal skills can lead to a more positive work environment and can even increase productivity.Here are five interpersonal skills that will help you achieve career success: Make eye contact When someone Read More …

What is Your Ideal Work Environment?

on line pharmacy thinkpanama via Compfight Where you work is just as important as the career field you choose when it comes to career satisfaction. For example, I prefer to work in a small company and I’m willing to take a smaller salary if it means working in a comfortable environment. When choosing your ideal Read More …