How to Decline Work Requests in a Professional Manner

Learning how to decline work requests in a professional manner is essential for work-life integration. Since there are a limited number of hours in a day, you likely cannot fit in everything you are asked to do. Knowing how to turn down work requests professionally helps maintain boundaries at work. You can take on projects […]

Figure Out Your Work Style

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Your work style includes the attitudes and behaviors you apply to work tasks and relationships. Your approach impacts how you respond to the work environment, solve problems, and manage colleague and coworker relationships. Understanding your work style helps you adjust your behavior when interacting with colleagues and coworkers. This approach allows you to act more […]

Getting Back to the Basics of a Job Search

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There is a wealth of job search advice available online. However, the vast amount can be overwhelming. Trying to decide which job search advice to follow can be complex. Determining what is relevant can be challenging because job seekers’ goals differ. As a result, getting back to the basics of a job search may be […]

How to Stop Regret from Taking a Toll on Your Work

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Do you often feel you did not work hard enough or achieve enough during the workday? If so, know that you are not alone. Many employees have unrealistic expectations of themselves at work. These expectations may come from their beliefs or colleagues’ and coworkers’ examples. When these unrealistic expectations are not met, regret sets in. […]

Reduce Stress at Work and at Home with These Techniques

Long hours, demanding workloads, and issues with coworkers can make work stressful. Dealing with personal problems such as grief, divorce, a child struggling in school, a family member’s severe illness, or caring for an elderly parent also can be stressful. Regularly experiencing stress at work lowers your engagement, performance, and productivity. It also reduces communication […]

Social Media Best Practices for Working Professionals

Your social media accounts can impact your job search. This includes the professionals you connect with, the roles you apply for, and whether you receive a job offer. As a working professional, you want to follow social media best practices to maximize your odds of landing an interview and being offered the position you want. […]