Careers

1) Accept the problem You have to be at peace with a problem, WHILST it is in existence, for the solution to come to you. i.e. you have to accept yourself where you are, no matter what – you cannot solve any problem without first accepting it, and yourself. We spend so much of our

A Golden Rule To Manage Job/Workplace Stress: Having gone for a sea bath, don’t be afraid of the oncoming waves. Take your plunge! Getting a job, involves lots of stress. Getting a job, without the stressful environment, is a blessing. Getting a job, with the type work profile that you like, a cheerfully disposed staff,

Women are more prone to workplace stress because of the many roles they play in life: as career woman, wife, mother, daughter, and friend. Women work way beyond the 9-5 shift, often having to rush home to cook dinner, help the kids with homework, and prepare the next day’s office attire for the hubby. The

Stress is fast becoming the biggest health problem in modern societies. Financial pressures, work pressures, family pressures – so much to do so little time to do it all! Here’s five quick ways to ease the pressure and relieve stress: Make time to switch off from the daily trials and tribulations and relax for at

In 1967, Thomas H. Holmes and Richard H. Rahe, from the University of Washington, did a study on the connection between significant life events and illness. As part of that study, they compiled a chart of the major causes of stress. That chart, which contained 43 causes of stress in 1967, was updated to 55

Five creative ways to find your ideal position. Ok, you have posted to every internet job board and every job on Monster, CareerBuilder, and HotJobs. You’ve followed up with calls and networked until you are blue in the face. Each Sunday you take the newspaper and apply for every job in your field with little

Finding a job can be a painful experience. Here are three things that you can do to increase your chances of success. 1) Approach finding a job as if it were a full-time job, because it is. If you had a job, you would report to work at the same time each day (like 8

By Miriam Salpeter     Miriam Salpeter Resume norms shift. Your resume needs to be up-to-date if you want to appear highly qualified. And one rule never changes: Don’t include information that doesn’t pertain to landing the job. [See The Best Jobs of 2012.] Here are 10 other things you should never include: A title.

Career Myth #1: You can’t make a living doing something you really, truly love This is the grand-daddy of career myths, the belief that you can’t have a “practical” career doing something that you were passionate about. It has to be one or the other. This myth is rooted in fear. Fear that we have