Set Boundaries and Work Hours

Set Boundaries and Work Hours

Set boundaries for yourself and your colleagues to avoid burnout. When you leave the office, avoid thinking about upcoming projects or answering company emails. Consider having a separate computer or phone for work, so you can shut it off when you clock out. If that...
Give Yourself the Gift of Unplugging

Give Yourself the Gift of Unplugging

Don’t be afraid to unplug. Cutting ties with the outside world from time to time allows us to recover from weekly stress and gives us space for other thoughts and ideas to emerge. Taking that time to unwind is critical to success and will help you feel more...

Don’t Work a Job That Makes You Miserable

Find a job that you love. Although work is an expected societal norm, your career shouldn’t be restraining. If you hate what you do, you aren’t going to be happy, plain and simple. You don’t need to love every aspect of your job, but it needs to be...

Don’t Become Complacent

Never be complacent Even in the “perfect” job situation and setting – change is inevitable and, if you do the above, you will be much more prepared for whatever life and work throw your way.

Go in to Your Job Search Organized

Get organized. Before you start applying for jobs, going to job fairs, or interviewing with employers, take a moment to develop a system that works for you in organizing your job search. A simple spreadsheet works best for many — and some online sites can even help...

Work-Life Balance Is Deliberate

 Make time for yourself and your loved ones. While your job is important, it shouldn’t be your entire life. You were an individual before taking this position, and you should prioritize the activities or hobbies that make you happy. Achieving work-life balance...

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