Do you feel stuck in your career? Do you want to make a career change, but keep making excuses? Do you say, “yea, but,” to justify why you can’t pursue desired goals?
What does this quiz say bout you?
To identify the degree to which you may be stuck and reasons you’re trapped, answer “yes” or “no:”
I. I’m usually tired.
2. I have little time for leisure activitie...
Do you supervise or manage anyone? Are your subordinates suffering from job stress? Does your work environment contribute to worker stress? Do you address job stress issues?
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), job stress occurs when job requirements don’t match employee capabilities, resources or needs. Wide spread and costly, job stress is called a “world health epid...
Several studies suggest that having a sense of control over work plays a central role in workers' health. Employees, who are given more autonomy and challenge, have nearly half the number of stress related illnesses such as high blood pressure compared to workers who have little challenge and control over work.
Are you in control of your work?
Answer 'yes' or 'no.'
1. My job enables me to use my own ideas.
“If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.” – Elbert Hubbard
Loyalty involves faithfulness to commitments or obligations. It requires steadfast allegiance to a sovereign, government, organisation, leader, cause, person or other.
Loyalty at work is a two-way street. Both employees and employers need to give and receive loyalty.
Loyalty has nothing to do with length of e...
'If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.' Mark Twain
Have you ever lied at work? Do you tell half-truths to get the sale or job? Do you keep your promises?
What does this quiz say about you?
Answer yes or no.
1. I’ve lied on my resume or fudged reports.
2. I call in sick when I’m not.
3. I use the Internet on company time.
4. I fail to disclose pertinent information.
'I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.' Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela was a nonviolence anti-apartheid activist, politician and philanthropist who became South Africa’s first black president from 1994 to 1999. Becoming actively involved in the anti-apartheid movement in his 20s, Mandela joined the Af...
The New Year is here and many of us are planning to make the most of 2018! Here are some tips for moving forward!
- Think positively. Whatever your mind can conceive and believe, you can achieve. But you must be persistent, optimistic and patient. Also, restructure negative thoughts by restating them positively.
- State realistic goals in concrete terms. Ensure your goal is consistent with your purpose. Intend to achi...
* 3 tips for making most of holiday season
- Know yourself and job target.
- Prepare an elevator speech.
- Build your online professional profile on social media channels, and network at holiday events.
* 3 tips for achieving
- Measure success by your standards.
- Enjoy the process mastery.
- Set attainable goals.
* 3 tips for growing in current job
- Identify needs, skills and other personal qualities you want...
Criticism is the practice of judging the merits and faults of something, according to Wikipedia. We all have to handle negative feedback at times. Some of it may be constructive feedback, and some may be cruel!
Criticism at work can affect every part of your life, adding stress during work hours and invading your thoughts outside the office. If you don't handle it well, negative feedback from your superiors and colleagu...
The term “ambush interview” refers to an unscheduled interview that occurs because someone has forced or tricked another into on-the-spot participation. Although the press typically uses the term to describe a journalism interview tactic, it can also refer to a tactic used by some employers and job seekers. An ambush interview can have a negative or positive result depending on the ambusher.
Are you prepared for...