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Stress is an issue that’s plaguing the modern workplace. Research from Office Vibe found that “77 percent of employees regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress, and 73 percent regularly experience psychological symptoms.” Fortunately, there are several different ways to manage your workplace stress. Listen to Calming Music Calming music such as quiet classical can… Read more »

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Starting your first job can be exciting and a little intimidating. You definitely want to set the right tone and make a great impression on your boss and colleagues. While you may have learned a lot in school and in textbooks, you never know how you’re going to react once you’re in the “real world.”… Read more »

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Looking for a full-time job can be quite tedious. It may take weeks, or in some cases months before you actually land a new position. So what can you do to make the most of your time and stay positive while you’re waiting? Here are some ideas. Find Jobs with Similar Skills If you’re not… Read more »

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One buzzword we hear a lot these days is “millennials.” If your unfamiliar, this consists of the age group of individuals born roughly between 1980 and 1995. As of 2015, there were “53.5 million millennials in the U.S., and some experts predict they may make up 75 percent of the labor market by 2025.” Their… Read more »

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Whether you’re hoping to expand your social circle, make some new friends or build upon your network for employment purposes, meeting new people is a great goal to have in the new year. The great thing is it’s easier than you might think. Here are three ways to meet new people in 2017. 1. Ask… Read more »

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Showing up on time to work is critical. A reliable employee might seem like an expected trait by managers, but being at work on time every day can make you dependable to your company. But what if you don’t have your own personal transportation? While this no doubt creates difficulty, you have a few different… Read more »

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The specific way you approach a resume can vary slightly from industry to industry. When it comes to a manufacturing job, there are a few key areas you’ll want to address so you can quickly grab the attention of a hiring manager. That being said, here’s what a resume for a manufacturing job should include…. Read more »

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Employees may feel compelled to come into work when they are sick because they don’t want to miss a day. Companies appreciate their dedication but also have to balance the spread of illness to other employees, which could really hinder production and morale. Here are four tips that companies can focus on to promote a… Read more »

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Part of being successful at your job is learning how to handle the different types of co-workers at your company. Whenever there are multiple personalities and differing working styles, there’s inevitably going to be conflict at some point. But it’s important that you understand how to effectively deal with workplace conflict when it arises. Here… Read more »

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There are a lot of challenges when starting a new job. You need to learn your new position, new workplace and of course get along with your new co-workers. However, developing new relationships is often easier said than done, and it requires diligent effort to fit in with your new co-workers. Following a few key… Read more »