Workplace Survival & Success

  • Avoid These Five Deadly Communication Sins

    Good communication skills that lend clarity and improve comprehension are basic requirements for any job. Many employees however, even when aware of this fact, continue to err in this regard. Success in the workplace requires making a conscious effort...
    By N Nayab July 28, 2011 

  • Don't Lose Sight of That! You Need to Remember to Get That Task Done!

    If you're frequently forgetting what needs to be done, losing your task list, or missing deadlines, chances are, you need a much better method of tracking your tasks at work than the one you are currently using. If your task list is somewhere...over...
    By Ronda Bowen July 15, 2011 

  • How to Pitch Overtime to Your Boss

    You know the only way to get your project finished on time is to pull in some extra hours, but you aren't sure how your boss will react to paying out for overtime. How to justify overtime to keep both you and your boss happy?
    By N Nayab July 15, 2011 


  • How to Succeed and Survive in Today's Job Market

    Whether you're looking for a new job, trying to advance at a current job, or just trying to survive in a competitive workplace, chances are there are areas where you could improve. Take a look at these helpful tips that will help you succeed in today's...
    By Amber Neely July 14, 2011 

  • The Ultimate Secret for Career Success: Portraying Confidence Minus the Arrogance

    Are you confidently arrogant or arrogantly confident? How about both? Some people don't understand the difference between portraying confidence and portraying arrogance. If you fit into this category, it's time to stop alienating your...
    By Matthew Craig July 14, 2011 

  • Creating a Professional Portfolio: A How-To Guide

    Whether you are job hunting, changing career paths or starting a consulting business, you need a professional portfolio to seal the deal. Use the framework below to gather and present your story with maximum results.
    By Marjory Pilley July 13, 2011 


  • Travel Light With an Entire Working Wardrobe and Arrive Wrinkle Free

    Learn to utilize every inch of available space and pack a complete wardrobe in just one travel tote. Whether you are headed for a business trip or some well-deserved rest and relaxation, you need to know how to pack a wrinkle-free bag that doesn't...
    By Donna Cosmato July 13, 2011 

  • Help for Nurses with these Self Evaluation Samples

    Nursing evaluations are provided throughout a nurse's educational career and most major employers administer job evaluations based on job performance, quality of care delivery and job satisfaction. Any self evaluation should include that criteria...
    By Olivia Emisar July 12, 2011 

  • Building Your Nursing Portfolio from Start to Finish

    You know that a portfolio is supposed to help your nursing career, but couldn't you get by without one? What good is it really? How do you go about making one? Here we will examine some tips on how to prepare an outstanding portfolio and...
    By Isabel Cunningham July 11, 2011 

  • How To Become a Head Honcho in Your Industry

    The basis for success in any industry is sound industry knowledge. This requires thorough understanding of the theoretical basis, practical insights into how things work, awareness of latest research, findings, major industry specific events and developments...
    By N Nayab July 4, 2011 
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