It’s that time of the year again. Holidays have rolled in and people all over the world shut down their work laptops and take off on trips, to visit family, to unwind. And for a good reason. Vacation and time away from work helps you stay healthy and productive — here are a few tips to help you detach while you’re out of the office.
With the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens this week, the team at Adzuna did a survey of important tips for our careers that can be found in the first two trilogies of the series, in the hope of finding “the force” in their day job, and maybe (who knows) even becoming Jedi masters in our own areas of expertise.
Check out the 5 most important career lessons you can learn from Luke, Leia, Han, and even Darth Vader:
As a first reaction, office gossip may be looked down upon by the management. However, there is a view that it may not be altogether bad for the organisation. Various researches have pointed out that office gossip forges connections, builds trust, helps learning unwritten social norms and offers a way of comparing ourselves with others.
The year is about to come to a close, and that means you’re probably going to be getting your annual bonus. If you get a big lump sum at one go, don’t be tempted to blow it all up in consumption needs. Keep a part for investment, the size depending upon your spending profile.
Here are a few tips for investing for the Indian office-goer.
Leaving a workplace could both be an exciting or a sad situation, depending on the circumstances, whether asked to leave or moving on of your own accord. However no matter what the reason, doing a few things in your last few days in the company, will help ensure a smooth transition, save you a rushed last day, and help further in your career and personal relationships.
Getting fired is never pleasant, but it doesn’t have to come as a surprise. If your neck is truly on the line, you’ll have plenty of hints that you might be on the chopping block. Here are some signs that you’re about to get fired.
Corporate employees are constantly on the lookout for ways to relax. Usual entertainment options such as dining out and movies are passe. Come weekend, and you find yourself wondering “What to do over the weekend?” Before you find yourself tucking into that bed and doing marathons of the show you don’t even like that much, let us help you with a few suggestions that are probably unsual, involve a bit more effort ( If signing yourself up on a website and showing up counts as effort) and experiences that are sure to make your life that much more exciting.
You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career. Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.
The trick is to catch yourself before you cross that line, because once you share something, there is no going back. Dr. Travis Bradberry shares the 12 crucial things employees should resist from sharing openly.
It’s the work place of the 21st century. There’s a better, efficient and tech-driven way to do everything better, faster. We list out 20 of our favourite tools, apps and extensions that help with productivity at work These apps help save time, make you more efficient, better at work, and of course help get a lot of shit done!
Being a website that aims to help your career, we know that making a great resume is the first step towards that. While in certain cases, a few gramatical and lingual transgressions can be easily forgiven, for a content writing position, being grammatically sound is crucial. So, using theresumes we received for an opening as reference, these are the 12 worst mistakes, we spotted across the resumes.