advice

Workplace advice for any issue, problem, or concern; from changing careers to co-working advice and decorating needs.

Ashley Peterson2 months ago
Learning to Name Workplace Bullying
While it was happening, I didn't know there was a name for it. Things had gotten unbearable at work. I was flying apart at the seams, and I felt like I was losing my mind. Desperate to make it end, I ...
Anna Dvorakova2 months ago
5 Reasons Why It's Worth It to Work Abroad (And What to Also Keep in Mind)
When you opened this article, you had a pretty clear expectation. You were pretty sure what I was about to write. "Work abroad is better paid, it looks good on CV, it could open interesting career doo...
Jackie Barrows2 months ago
On Dealing with Toxic Clients
An all-too common thread among the creative and tech industries are clients who are... oh, how do I put this nicely... not ideal? By that, I mean that such clients are quite rude to people in these in...
Jackie Barrows2 months ago
Benefits of Plants in the Workplace
When anxiety in the workplace attacks, what is the best method to "keep calm and carry on"? For many, it is growing and maintaining indoor plants. For some reason, the act of caring for indoor plants ...
Yvonne Glasgow2 months ago
How to Stay Better Organized When Working From Home
I work from home, and I am one of those people that can’t stay focused on a project when there is clutter around. I also adhere to list-making, goal setting, and having an organized desk. Whether you’...
Amanda Lin2 months ago
4 Post-Grad Tips I Wish Someone Gave Me
First and foremost, if you are about to graduate or have recently graduated: Congratulations! Graduating from college is a huge accomplishment, one that definitely needs to be celebrated. Navigating t...
Bethany Ashlyn2 months ago
How to Stay Productive During Work Hours
As a writer who works from home, I have faced new struggles that I've never had to deal with in past career fields. I've had to learn how to be a financial guru, marketing agent, and scheduling coordi...
Jeff Nevil2 months ago
Why Exhibitions Will Matter in 2019 and Beyond
The digital age has brought with it a whole wealth of conveniences for both brands and consumers, and has revolutionised the way in which the two interact and engage with each other. However, this doe...
Ky Funk2 months ago
My Family's Journey of Getting Out of the Paycheck to Paycheck Loop
Let me tell you, it seems to be a pretty common issue for young adults and families just starting out to be stuck in a seemingly endless loop of just barely making ends meet paycheck to paycheck. Some...
LeAnn Murch2 months ago
Lazy Co-Workers
We've all dealt with that one lazy coworker that complains about everything and never gets anything done. I've dealt with lazy co-workers at almost all of my jobs, but none like my last job. I worked ...
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crammy cammy2 months ago
Why Is It Hard to Look for a Job?
I found myself googling "why is it hard to look for a job?" after hours of surfing, skimming and searching online to get employed. People may spend hours, days or even a year looking for work that wil...
Iggy Paulsen2 months ago
10 Signs You're Facing Job Burnout
I once saw a serious case of burnout in college pretty up-close. In fact, it was so up-close, I was the one who was experiencing it. Due to the toxic school environment I was in and the absurdly high ...
Know Your Worth at Work
Shitty people will always treat you like shit. There’s no two ways around it. We can give them excuse after excuse and often people won’t be able to see the woods for the trees (pardon the metaphor, h...
Leigh Fisher2 months ago
NaNoWriMo: The Story Thus Far
If you’re taking part in National Novel Writing Month, you’re either celebrating the halfway point or weeping over it. You might be doing both. You’re, hopefully, somewhere close to that terrifying 25...
Shaun Mukherjee2 months ago
Optimizing LinkedIn: Is the Question 'When?' or 'How?'
Being a computer science student, I can duly say that this is an NP-complete problem — there ISN’T any OPTIMAL time to use it, but there’s a way to verify it’s optimal usage! Think about it. Now peopl...
Alyssa Wilson2 months ago
How to Survive as the "Newbie" at Work
Starting a new job can be challenging, especially if it is an industry that you are just emerging yourself into. Here are some tips on how to survive the workplace politics and make a name for yoursel...
Stephanie Nixon2 months ago
My Top Tips for Selling at Arts and Crafts Fayres
Are you selling you artwork/handmade crafts/goods for the first time at an arts and crafts fayre, or local community event? Need some hints and tips on what to do on the day? Here are my top tips for ...