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December 18, 2019
emotions, workplace, dealing, tips

Dealing With Emotions in The Workplace

There is a time and a place for everything in the workplace. Emotions are a normal part of every day, but how you handle them will determine how you are viewed. Most places require emotional outbursts to not happen publicly. Learn how to deal with your emotions right here. Emotions in the Workplace Don’t get triggered Not as easy as well all think, but reacting to things that trigger us are a bad habit. You have to learn to brush some things off, and not everything that someone says or does is pointed at you. People have differences and if you react negatively to each little thing someone does it will cause a divide. Of course, if it’s a major issue, that is what HR is there for, talk to them. Remain Neutral If someone is reacting to something in the workplace, it’s easy to get caught up in it. […]
December 13, 2019
back to work, vacation, how to

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 too well and now we will help you get back to work after this holiday season 2019. 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 your 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 […]
December 5, 2019
shared, office, space, work, company

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 their downfalls, the major one being distractions. So let’s break this down into how you can get work done in a shared office space. Get Work Done in a Shared Office Space 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 your favourite 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 your ability to get work done. Clearing out the […]
November 28, 2019
career advice, tips, women

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 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 let’s 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 just […]
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