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September 1, 2014

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Tips for Getting Out of a Miserable Job

Everybody has a bad day or even a bad week, but when you’re unhappy day after day, month after month at work, something’s up. To get yourself out of this rut, says Alison Green, ask yourself what would need to change for you to be happy. Read five more tips here.

Having A Tough Boss Can Be A Good Thing

iStock_000004834094-smallIt might sound counterintuitive, but a tough and demanding supervisor can be good for you. For starters, they tend to be harder on people they think have potential to go higher up the ladder. Read more on The Muse.

Flexible Work-From-Home Opportunities with Arise Virtual Solutions

Arise_Logo - Copy (2)Arise Virtual Solutions Inc., the leader in crowdsourced, work-from-home solutions, now has 7,500 servicing opportunities for anyone interested in earning income from their home. These opportunities are a result of Arise adding three Fortune 500 companies to their already existing list of highly recognized global brands such as Carnival Cruise Lines, AAA, Orkin and Staples. The three new logos fall into the Telecommunications, Cable and Shipment and Logistics Industries. Read More

Job Hunting After Vacation? You’re Not Alone

iStock_000005213985XXLargeSummer vacations give us time to think about our careers, especially our next step. This new study finds that 75% of employees are likely to look around for a new job after vacation, with more than half “definitely more likely.” That’s up from a lot from a year ago when just 37% said they were definitely more likely.

A Silver Lining To Getting Axed?

girl on computerSure, on the surface getting the boot is never anything to celebrate or brag about. Or is it? In this New York Post piece, four people who’ve been fired say there are upsides to it.

Staying Fit is Good For Your Career

iStock_000003458384Large-1024x685The problem with “work-life” balance, Kevin Harrington writes in Forbes, is that work usually ends in coming first, neglecting life entirely. “When you neglect life, it comes back to bite you in the butt,” he says, “Fitness is tied to the bottom line more powerfully than you’d think.”

It’s OK To Doodle at Work

Who knew? Long dismissed as a time waster, doodling is now getting respect. New research in neuroscience, psychology and design shows that doodling can help people stay focused, grasp new concepts and retain information, The Wall Street Journal’s Sue Shellenbarger writes.