The Biggest Sign You're Following The Wrong Career Path

You study hard and it lands you a steady, decent paying job. But when someone asks you what you do for a living, you cringe. If you find yourself constantly dreading that question, it could be time to look for a new profession.

Utilise The 'Old Faithful' Method To Build Your Reputation

Old Faithful, the famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park, is a landmark that earns its name. According to business blog Entrepreneur, it can also teach us a thing or two about being a better employee with a simple tenet: be reliable first, impressive second.

Seven Ways To Be A Good Employee And Make Your Boss Happy

Aiming to please your boss isn’t about kissing up. When your goal is to make your manager more successful — rather than just yourself — you’ll grow as an individual performer, as a professional, and as a part of the team, especially if you’re just beginning your career.

Stop Looking For The Perfect 'Soul Mate' Job

Many of us look for our “perfect job” — the dream job that we could do for the rest of our lives. While this can help us narrow down the type of work we do, there may not actually be one job that is your career “soul mate”.

How To Give Yourself A Career Tune-Up

There’s a point in every career where we get a little lax. We’re not engaged with our work, we don’t stay in touch with referees, or we forget to keep our resume up to date. Here’s how to give your career a tune-up and keep your professional life humming along smoothly.

Watch Out For A Non-Solicit Clause In Your Employment Contract

Employers tend to find all sorts of ways of restricting your activities after you leavea company. Watch out for a non-solicit clause in your next employment contract.

Avoid Saying 'I'm Negotiable' When Talking Salary In An Interview

When you are asked what you are expecting as salary, many of us state a number; and when the recruiter is silent, we follow it up with “But I’m negotiable.” It’s the worst thing you can do.

Why You Should Drive The Agenda During A One-On-One With Your Boss

Use one-on-one time with your boss wisely by preparing your own talking points. Take pre-meeting time to prepare a list of things that need to be discussed, then use it.

Focus On Short-Term Feedback To Create Long-Term Habits

When trying to encourage good behaviour, we like to appeal to a sense of future. “You need to save now for your retirement.” However, if you really want to change behaviour, most of us will probably need some kind of short-term feedback.

Say No To New Projects When You First Get Back From Holidays

Getting back to work after a holiday is tough, and it’s even worse when people are hounding you to get started on something. Levo League suggests you say no to any new projects for the first day you’re back to maintain your sanity.