Remote work is more than all the rage. It’s the new normal in business today. More than half of hiring managers agree that remote work is becoming more common not only among freelancers but also among full-time, permanent employees. In the next few years, there will be more remote work opportunities than ever before. These new opportunities are especially important for Millenials graduating … [Read more...] about How to Find a Remote Job Today: Is It Right For You?
As young adults, many of us recognize that we need to communicate better. Maybe you fight too much with your spouse. Or you feel like your friends never listen to you. Perhaps your coworkers overshadow or steal all of your ideas at work. Whether you are too assertive or too passive, effectively communicating can be hard. It's not as easy as just talking at someone and expecting things to go … [Read more...] about Want to Communicate Better? Check Out These 8 Books
That new job you took last year had been going great – at least until about six weeks ago when your department restructured. The benefits were excellent – the pay was too. There was even a future here – or so you hoped. It was starting to look like your career was getting underway. And then Attila the Hun entered your life. He seemed normal enough, at first anyway. He said the right … [Read more...] about How to Overcome a Bad Boss Disaster
Teams work, or they fail to work. And often, the people on them can’t give specific reasons for either outcome. When teams fail, they often dissolve into cliques riddled with blame or confusion. You see it everywhere: The offensive line blames the quarterback for a late throw; the quarterback points to the wide receiver who bobbled the ball, and the receiver looks back to the linemen who let … [Read more...] about How to Create a Loyalist Team in 8 Easy Steps
It’s not easy to find friends out in the real world. In college, you are constantly around people who are in a similar stage of life and have similar interests as you do, so it’s relatively easy to meet new people and make friends. And any of those people you meet will live close by, eat at the same places as you every day, and go to the same parties as you. Not to mention you can quickly bond … [Read more...] about 11 Easy Ways to Find Friends When You Are No Longer in College
To be asked to name famous engineers is no easy task, but to be asked to name female engineers would make the answer much more difficult, wouldn’t it? It is interesting to think about it, given that without engineers our lives would be significantly different. Our homes, our cars, and our tools all include elements that are made possible by engineers. Would women really not be a part of all these … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t More Women Studying Engineering?
Virtually everybody has been in a situation where their emotions took over while they were on the job. In some cases, these moments are entirely understandable. They can even be productive. For example, if a laid back supervisor becomes uncharacteristically angry at a team that is slacking off, their anger can serve to get the team back in line. The problem comes when emotions cause you to become … [Read more...] about How to be Less Emotional And More Productive at Work
Everyone deals with occupational burnout at some point in their life, regardless of the industry you work in. Nurses have to deal with compassion fatigue, social workers have to be sure to prioritize their own self-care, and those working in business have to learn to balance long hours, looming deadlines, and physical exhaustion. For millennial women, there seems to be a little reprieve, as we … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Burnout in the Workplace
Imagine this. It’s another Monday morning and you have to get up and head to work. You drag yourself out of bed (good job), unenergetically get dressed, and roll into your car on your way to work. We have all been there. Now imagine adding children to that scenario. You get out of bed even earlier to help your children get ready for the day. You have to muster up enough energy to get them … [Read more...] about Why Working Mothers Need All the Love
I don’t know about you but just the thought of diving into a new relationship (romantic or otherwise) sounds utterly exhausting and scary. Maybe for some people relationships are easy peasy to make and keep. However I think for the rest of the world relationships are hard! Whether it be relationships with your significant other, friends or even forging relationships with coworkers. There are a … [Read more...] about Top 5 Relationship Books You Should Be Reading
Harassment on the street, in the workplace, or at a bar or club is more common than you might think. A 2014 Stop Street Harassment national survey found that over 65% of women and 25% of men had experienced some form of street harassment. While a Cosmopolitan survey of over 2,000 women in the workplace found over one-third had been subject to sexual harassment by a colleague or boss and 1 in 5 of … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Stop Your Harasser Dead in Their Tracks