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How to Recover From Burnout

First, Take Care of Your Body This sounds cliché, but it can be the hardest part when you’re burned out. How much alcohol have you been drinking? When was the last time you exercised? When did you eat your lunch away from both the computer and your phone? Before you can mentally recover, you have… Read more »

6 Signs You’re Burning Out at Work

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Burnout is the state of physical and emotional exhaustion. Burnout comes from chronic stress, where the demands on you exceed the resources you have available to deal with those stressors. Here’s some expert tips from those who identify it and have been there themselves: Exhaustion Being burned out at work comes with serious exhaustion. We’re… Read more »

Top 5 Ways to be More Productive Today

Tackle tough projects when you’re at your best To be more productive immediately, choose to use your time when you’re most alert, most brilliant, and possibly most caffeinated to take on your most difficult projects. You probably already know when your work is the best it can be and when it’s just the bare minimum.… Read more »

5 Steps to Take Control of Your Career

Make a Plan If you don’t know where you’re going, then it’s not under your control. Some people will want to make a long plan that covers five years, but others may need to change their situation faster and make a plan covering only a year. The point is to have a plan and an… Read more »

10 Things To Consider When You Want To Change Careers

Dread the thought of another day at your current job? Envying someone else’s line of work? If you just can’t stand the thought of going back there, check out all of our steps to make sure your career change is as seamless as possible.   What do you dislike? Figure out which part of your… Read more »

Decoding the Business Casual Dress Code

  It’s the most common company dress code, but it still sounds like a misnomer. How can anything be both “business” AND “casual”? Is this professional or relaxed? A party in the back and business in the front didn’t work as a hairstyle, so why is this even a thing? Relax, we made you a… Read more »

What You Don’t Know About the Tech Industry’s Casual Dress Code

    We’ve seen and heard about Silicon Valley’s casual hoodies, the jeans, the snowboards, and seen the ripple effect as first tech companies, then all start-ups, and now nearly every company brags about a “casual dress code”. If you’ve never worked in one before, it sounds heavenly. Just throw on what you wore this weekend,… Read more »

5 Ways to Excel at Work To Get Promoted

Show Initiative Doing the bare minimum never gets noticed in a good way and is rarely remembered. That one enthusiastic person with fresh ideas and takes on extra projects is the team player everyone wants to work with – and the person who will get a raise first. Notice that the wording is “show” initiative… Read more »

What to Write in a Thank You Note After an Interview

  Sending the perfect thank you note makes more of an impression when you’re competing against others and increases a positive impression. If your interview was perhaps on the fence, think about this as a way to tip the tables in your favor – even after the interview is over. Email vs. Snail Mail If… Read more »

5 Tips About Re-Entering the Workforce

Going back into the workforce is scary! No matter what reason you were out, it’s always good to have a refresher that will get you up-to-date FAST! DON’T DIMINISH WHAT YOU’VE BEEN DOING Unless you’ve been sitting at home, waited on hand and foot, and eating bonbons while watching daytime TV (unlikely) then you’ve been… Read more »