Education shouldn’t stop once you start working, in fact, it should continue, especially if you’re working towards an MBA. It’s true that continuing education while working can be a challenge, but the rewards are worth it. But how do you balance work while also studying to further your education? Below are some tips which might help you with this dilemma. Manage your time more effectively If you’re balancing furthering your education with a personal life...
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You may tell your employees thank you occasionally throughout the year, but during the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s really a good idea to show your appreciation and thankfulness. So, below are some suggestions to do just that: Have a Thanksgiving meal for your staff:  Either the week before Thanksgiving or the week off, set aside time for everyone to take a lunch break together. Your employees can enjoy a meal together and socialize. You can organize...
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When an employee can’t control their emotions at work, it can be a problem. Whether it’s from problems at home or something which was said at work, it can disrupt the workplace. Emotions uncontrolled can cause overreactions all around too, especially if there is insensitivity by a co-worker or perceived unreasonable expectations from management because of a problem. This is even truer if everyone involved has worker good work records because then they may feel...
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The newest technology “must-have” device is the smart watch. This watch is wearable technology and will perform the functions of your smartphone; only you wear it on your wrist. The question is, will something like this help your work/life balance or hinder it? Will you be able to separate your work life from your private life? Now a smart watch allows you to connect to the internet and access current data. You can access your...
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You have found the perfect job, accepted the terms, and you’re waiting for the callback on the start date. But the call you’re expecting turns out to be a withdrawal of the job offer. Why did this happen? There could be different reasons for a job offer’s withdrawn. You need to respond to the situation in a professional manner and then try to find out why it was rescinded. Sometimes the reason could have nothing...
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Both rejection and failure hurt, but what you do about it will determine how you go about the rest of your life afterward. So, you can let a rejection, or a failure, either eat away at you and stop trying; or you can shake it off and move on learning from either of them. Because you can use both rejection and failure to build on to become stronger. Below are some ways to make rejection...
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You may be in the position where you’re not the manager of the people you’re working with, but you have to manage them because you’re the lead on a project. This can put you in an awkward position, and you don’t want to alienate your co-workers. So, how do you tread around this delicate subject and get them to do what’s needed to be done? First, be sure that everyone has all the information which...
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Some people are truly talented. But, believe it or not, you don’t have to have a great talent to be successful. It is something to have that’s handy, but when it all comes down to it, hard work and believing in yourself can make you successful. Below then are some “when phrases” which will contribute to making you a success if applied correctly: When you believe in yourself: Believing in yourself is when you believe...
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You’ve been holding interviews to fill the vacancy you have. Several candidates have your attention, and you finally make your selection. The new employee is hired and given a start date. After the first week, you notice some signs which are making you a little nervous about your choice. Some of these things are: The new hire is always asking other employees for help or explanations. There was a training period, and they should know...
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You may decide that if you skip lunch, you’ll get more work finished and be ahead, but you may be surprised to find out that it’s not true. If you take even a 15-20-minute break from work, it will keep your energy levels up and help keep you concentrating. Sitting all day in one place isn’t healthy after all, or natural, and going without eating a healthy lunch isn’t doing your body any favors. When...
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