Raising the Bar — How to Ask For a Raise

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You’ve been in the same job for a while now, and you know you’re doing great work. You thought you’d be granted a raise months ago, but waiting patiently hasn’t gotten you very far.  Rising costs of living, combined with the feeling that you deserve more, has inspired you to finally ask your boss for… Read more »

Why Procrastinating is Keeping You From Reaching Your Goals — And How to Stop

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You have important tasks on your plate, but something is keeping you from accomplishing them. Admittedly, these responsibilities aren’t the most fun, but they still need to be completed. If this sounds familiar, you’re procrastinating — and you’re certainly not alone.  It’s important to realize procrastinating is keeping you from reaching your goals. Admitting this… Read more »

5 Tips to Take You From Temp to Perm

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You recently landed a job you really enjoy — with one big caveat. Right now, you’re only a temporary employee, meaning your time in the position has an expiration date.  Since you feel like you finally found your fit, you’re hoping to make things permanent. It’s very possible you’ll be able to achieve this goal,… Read more »

Interview Tips — How Long Should I Wait to Follow Up?

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It’s been a minute since you interviewed for a certain job you have your eye on. Staring at your phone willing it to ring — or for an email notification to pop up — is starting to seriously fray your nerves, but you’re not sure if it’s appropriate to follow up yet.  As a general rule, you should wait… Read more »

Continuing Education — 5 Tips for Balancing School and Work

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Balancing work and school is a challenge, but you’re willing to make the sacrifice. You know the extra effort you put in now will make your future even brighter.  Of course, that doesn’t make life any easier in the present. Here’s some advice to help you do it all, without achieving burnout.  5 Ways to Balance School and Work   … Read more »

Sleep Habits — Do I Really Need 8 Hours?

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Generally speaking, it’s assumed humans need eight hours of sleep to function properly the next day. Countless studies have been conducted on the subject, but realistically, this is impossible to measure. Different people have different sleep needs. Instead of trying to align with the status quo, it’s important to get the right amount of rest… Read more »

4 Ways to Improve Your Health While You Work

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There’s nothing more important than your health. However, many people push their own well-being to the side, because they don’t have the time or energy to focus on themselves. If this sounds familiar, it’s time to make a change for the better. Maybe poor work habits are interfering with your otherwise healthy lifestyle or perhaps… Read more »