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How To Deal With Difficult Colleagues And Avoid The Drama

We spend so many hours in a week with them. We achieve career and personal goals with them. We share more than a fair share of meals with them. On occasion, we even give them gifts and receive some in return. No, they’re not family or even your significant other. They’re your colleagues and the relationships you have with them can be as important as the other personal relationships in your life. The relationships you have with your colleagues can make or break your career. These are the peopl

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 Deal With Difficult Colleagues And Avoid The Drama

We spend so many hours in a week with them. We achieve career and personal goals with them. We share more than a fair share of meals with them. On occasion, we even give them gifts and receive some in return. No, they’re not family or even your significant other. They’re your colleagues and the relationships you have with them can be as important as the other personal relationships in your life. The relationships you have with your colleagues can make or break your career. These are the peopl

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

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