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5 Ways On How To Productively Spend Your Weekends

What do you usually do on weekends? Do you spend this short time broadening your knowledge by reading a good book, or learning a new activity like gardening? Do you go to Ocean Park and spend it with your family, or stay home catching up on some work? Or do you just wake up at noon, realize you've already missed breakfast, and wasted half of a supposedly good day? While weekends are a great to do absolutely nothing—just sleep and eat all day, to calm yourself from the hectic week you just had

The Science of Workspace (Dis)Organization

The battle of neat vs messy is no more. Kathleen Vohs is a consumer psychologist and marketing professor from the University of Minnesota and she made astudy on physical orderliness and disorderliness [https://carlsonschool.umn.edu/file/15116/download?token=b8ZOnVZc]and their outward effects. Vohs found that students made to work in a clean and organized environment were "cued to 'do the right thing’—that which is expected of you." Conversely, the freer  and more unkempt environments inspired

Big Mistakes Everyone Makes In Their Resumes

No matter how perfect you think your resume is, interviewers and HR departments look at these documents for a living. They have trained eyes and master's degrees in the art of the resume. Watch out for these major resume flaws and save yourself the embarrassment of being unnecessarily judged before you even set foot in the office.1. Spelling and grammatical errors Even those of you who are fluent in English can fall victim to this one. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 58% of employers have d

How To Succeed Working Abroad According To This Young Filipina Professional

In 2013, I took the best gamble of my life that I’ve had so far: I decided to move and stay in Canada. In the 3 years I’d been living and working here, I’ve grown so much as a person and as a professional, and I learnt and expanded my worldview in that amount of time. Being a young professional in Digital Marketing in Toronto has given me boundless opportunities. My name is Gabrielle (Gabby) Garcia, and I graduated from De La Salle University in 2013 with a bachelor in Political Science and e

5 Ways On How To Productively Spend Your Weekends

What do you usually do on weekends? Do you spend this short time broadening your knowledge by reading a good book, or learning a new activity like gardening? Do you go to Ocean Park and spend it with your family, or stay home catching up on some work? Or do you just wake up at noon, realize you've already missed breakfast, and wasted half of a supposedly good day? While weekends are a great to do absolutely nothing—just sleep and eat all day, to calm yourself from the hectic week you just had

The Science of Workspace (Dis)Organization

The battle of neat vs messy is no more. Kathleen Vohs is a consumer psychologist and marketing professor from the University of Minnesota and she made astudy on physical orderliness and disorderliness [https://carlsonschool.umn.edu/file/15116/download?token=b8ZOnVZc]and their outward effects. Vohs found that students made to work in a clean and organized environment were "cued to 'do the right thing’—that which is expected of you." Conversely, the freer  and more unkempt environments inspired

Big Mistakes Everyone Makes In Their Resumes

No matter how perfect you think your resume is, interviewers and HR departments look at these documents for a living. They have trained eyes and master's degrees in the art of the resume. Watch out for these major resume flaws and save yourself the embarrassment of being unnecessarily judged before you even set foot in the office.1. Spelling and grammatical errors Even those of you who are fluent in English can fall victim to this one. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 58% of employers have d

How To Succeed Working Abroad According To This Young Filipina Professional

In 2013, I took the best gamble of my life that I’ve had so far: I decided to move and stay in Canada. In the 3 years I’d been living and working here, I’ve grown so much as a person and as a professional, and I learnt and expanded my worldview in that amount of time. Being a young professional in Digital Marketing in Toronto has given me boundless opportunities. My name is Gabrielle (Gabby) Garcia, and I graduated from De La Salle University in 2013 with a bachelor in Political Science and e

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