In a perfect world, feedback from co-workers and bosses is always glowing. But we all know the real world doesn’t work that way. Criticism is unavoidable, but The Muse provides tips on how to graciously accept it — and help improve both your morale and reputation.
Whether to retain talent, to use as leverage rather than a raise, or to take advantage of technological innovations, companies are increasingly offering flexible schedules. But to get one may require a bit of digging. The New York Post reports four-day work weeks are on the rise and career analysts predict this type of arrangement will only become more common as productivity is measured less in face time and more in results.
A long, job search can leave psychological bruises and hurl you into a self-defeating cycle. “It’s a blow to your self-esteem,” David Reiss, a psychiatrist based in San Diego tells U.S. News. The more confidence you lose, the worse you perform in the job search. This process “takes a half a step off your game,” Reiss says. To fight it, author Laura McMullen gives six tips, starting with: have fun.
You get to the office and the first thing you do is sit down and check your emails. Then at some point you get down to work and before you know it you haven’t moved from that chair in hours. Yahoo’s Sara Bliss realized sitting at a desk was wreaking havoc on her body and was determined to make a change. Check out her tips here: https://gma.yahoo.com/