When a person is entitled or behaves in an entitled manner, they believe that he/she deserves certain privileges or special treatment (often in an arrogant way). The term “Culture of Entitlement” suggests that a rising number of youths today have a highly unreasonable expectation about what they are entitled to and deserve in the workplace. […]
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Failing to plan is planning to fail: A quote once said by Benjamin Franklin that is still more than relevant today. There are numerous reasons why being organised is important in the workplace. During an interview, planning will not only impress the interviewer, but it also assists with those first interview nerves. When you’ve planned […]
In the workplace, there can be sometimes be an unspoken rule of “what the employer says is always right”, but there comes a time when rules can be altered. There can be a case of bosses or supervisors telling you what to do, but rarely them asking for your thoughts or opinions on the task. […]
Labels and titles can sometimes be a tricky thing to understand, but it’s undeniably important to know what they mean to avoid making regrettable choices (think washing instructions on clothes or someone with dietary requirements misunderstanding food packaging labels). When it comes to types of employment, it’s vital to know the difference in terms and […]
Increases Self-Confidence When you set goals and achieve them, it provides a major boost to your self-confidence. This increase in self-confidence will improve all areas of your life, from your relationships with people to your success in business to your overall attitude. Pushes Your Comfort Zone Along with boosting your self-confidence, setting goals also provides […]
If you use social media and have a job, what you post, share or even like online can have an adverse effect on your employment. Several issues can lead to disciplinary action — AND no matter how you have set your privacy settings. So to help keep you out trouble and stay in the good […]
Asking your boss for feedback can improve your career progression Good feedback can mean the difference between an average career and one that’s amazing and long lasting! And even though it’s always on my mind, it’s left me feeling anxious and nervous about speaking to the manager on what I can improve on and where […]
Happy employees are healthier and more productive – so check the importance of having fun in the workplace So many times, I hear people say, “Oh we should have a long weekend every weekend!!” And how cool would that be? Just to only work 4 days and have the other 3 off 😊 While most […]
What is resilience? It’s the ability to cope with unexpected changes and challenges in your life. In life unfortunately, it’s sometimes not possible to avoid stressful or adverse situations but with some great techniques and strategies you can strengthen your capacity to deal with challenges and develop resilience. In the workplace especially, resilience can be […]
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