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August 17, 2017
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How to Get Back to Work After a Vacation

Back to work, three words that used to be “Back to School”. Welcome to the real world we guess. The same feeling applies when you are coming back from a vacation, dread and longing for just a few more days on the beach. Not to fear, we know this feeling all to well and now we will help you get back to work. Get Back to Work After 1. Take it Slow No need to rush anything. Get to work, grab a coffee and ever so slowly slip into your chair. Start by removing that auto-reply vacation message from you email, phone etc. Respond to any very time sensitive emails and maybe go for a walk around the office and catch up with colleges. Get filled in on what went on when you were gone and maybe take another small break inside the break room. No rush. 2. Finish The […]
August 11, 2017
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Get Work Done in a Shared Office Space

Shared office spaces are great, they induce creativity and break the monotony of working from home. But they also have there downfalls, the major one being distractions. So lets break this down into how you can get work done in a shared office space. Get Work Done 1. Headphones If you are going to try and get through the day without these miracle workers, think again. You just can’t focus as well with the constant background noise. Grab a good pair of noise cancelling headphones and you favorite playlist and get work done. Bonus: They deter people from bothering you as well! 2. De-Clutter Nothing is truer than the saying “Empty desk, empty mind”. You really want to make sure that any visual distractions are gone. Having clutter on your desk can really stress you out, hampering you ability to get work done. Clearing out the noise and clutter is […]
August 3, 2017
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If You Follow This Career Advice, Don’t.

A lot of times on this blog we give you career advice. This comes from our own personal experiences and working within our Business Community. What we don’t do is try and debunk some popular career “sayings” that many take as truths. So lets debunk some bad career advice that everyone has heard before. Don’t Listen to This Career Advice Build Your Brand If you think that updating your social media and making yourself look perfect on LinkedIn will automatically land you a job, you are wrong. Instead, try to build your value. Meaning, when you are filling out these profiles, showcase what you can actually do, and not what you want people to think about you. Stay at a Job You Hate Many people will tell you to just “stick it out” at a new job. Even if you hate it, you feel like the best advice is to […]
July 25, 2017
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Be Happier At Work

Happiness is relative. There are a few universal ways to try and increase ones happiness inside the workplace. At DataTech we strive to make our business community as happy as we can. We have learned a few tricks that improve the happiness of an office space. Here are just a few. The Guide to Being Happier at Work Change Currently unhappy? You need to change something. For us, we find that a change in our morning routine is a big factor in our overall happiness at work. If you aren’t a morning person than it may be time to change your habits, or your working hours. Things that work for us are: exercising in the morning and a healthy breakfast. If you are a night owl, try to move your hours back, and don’t stress, there is no “right” time to work. Work & Play Imagine how boring your life […]