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Burnout is a real issue in many jobs these days. The American Psychological Association (APA) says it’s everywhere in 2022. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that burnout is an occupational phenomenon caused by workplace stress. Surveys show 79% of the workforce say they’re experiencing the negative consequences of workplace stress, including emotional exhaustion and Read more »

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In this job market, it’s important to plan ahead. There are shortages of workers in almost every category. However, you still may decide to take a “wait and see” approach. Maybe your busy season won’t be as frantic as last year. Maye your current staff could handle a little extra workload. Plus, you can always Read more »

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Work can feel like a dead end. Maybe you’ve been longing for a new challenge but feel trapped in your current job. Maybe you’d like to break into a new field but don’t know-how. Perhaps you’ve been job searching but can’t find anything that seems to fit. In all of these situations, a career coach Read more »

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All of these old sayings can apply to how you should handle your workforce: You can catch more flies with sugar than with vinegar. Lead with the carrot and not the stick. You can lead a horse to water but can’t make them drink. These cliches are behind the idea that coaching an employee is Read more »

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In the rush to prepare your resume for the job search you may forget about an important step: Finding references. Most employers ask for references these days, so you don’t want to make this an afterthought. When combined with your resume and the interview process, the references you choose will have a direct impact on Read more »

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There have been hundreds of articles written on the power of positive thinking. The experts have discovered that positive thinking has a powerful effect on our bodies and minds. This holds true both at home and in the workplace. Positivity brings about better coping skills, stronger collaboration, and even a more productive workforce. What is Read more »