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Career Mistakes People Make During Economic Downturns

Career Mistakes People Make During Economic Downturns

While the country continues to open back up after COVID-19, there is no doubt it will take some time before the economy and job market is back to what it was pre-pandemic. The US employment report for May shocked many as we saw the unemployment rate fall to 13.3% (from its previous 14.7%), as the economy gained 2.5 million jobs. While it’s hard to say what will happen in the coming months, I think most agree the job market will take time to fully recover. During economic downturns there are some common career mistakes people make and below we address those and strategies to continue to move forward with your career during these times.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (3968)/Comments (29)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Don't Lose Sight of Your Long-term Goals

Don't Lose Sight of Your Long-term Goals

There is a lot going on in the world right now and it’s easy (and completely understandable) to get swept up in the recent news events. While all this is going on, many employees are returning to the office and trying to find some sense of normalcy again in the workplace. If you feel like you are simply treading water at the moment, only completing those necessary day-to-day tasks, it’s equally important to remind yourself of your long-term career goals and work towards them. If you are finding yourself a little stagnant at work, we have some suggestions to help change that.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020/Author: Chris Alex /Number of views (4781)/Comments (23)/ Article rating: 4.0
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How To Take Better Notes

How To Take Better Notes

If you are working in the corporate world you may think your days of note taking are long behind you. However note taking isn’t just for high school and college students. Note taking is a key part of any successful business meeting and can help you remember key points that were brought up during the meeting. Studies show note taking helps engrain important facts in your mind better than if you didn’t take notes. So now that you know why note taking is important, let’s look at some ways to improve your note taking abilities so you can go into your next meeting with pen and paper primed for optimal note taking.
Tuesday, June 02, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (4325)/Comments (25)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Benefits of Music at Work

Benefits of Music at Work

With people returning to work after a three-day weekend we thought we would focus on something fun and motivating for today’s blog topic and that is music! Whether you are working from home, or are back in the office, having a motivating music playlist can set the tone for the day. LinkedIn found that 90% of workers performed better when they listened to music. In addition to improving productivity, it also releases your feel-good neurotransmitter, dopamine, which can also help improve your focus. In today’s blog we’ll look at how different types of music affect you and how to implement music into your own work environment.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (4068)/Comments (22)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Having Better Attention Spans

Having Better Attention Spans

Our attention spans are constantly being tested and in a world where the news and social media is omnipresent, it can be hard to stay focused. So before I lose you and you check your phone for the latest video on TikTok let me get to the point. In this article I’ll talk about ways to increase your attention span and why you would want to.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (4167)/Comments (17)/ Article rating: 5.0
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