Author: mswistak

Learn How to Stay Organized During Your Job Search

Embarking on a job search is no small task. Not only are you looking to make a significant step in your career, but there’s a lot to keep track of. From resume writing to interview preparation to follow-up, any successful job search needs to be organized. Even if the organization is not a strength, there… Read more »

6 Ideas to Help You Stay Busy While at Home During COVID-19

Are you stuck at home with the COVID-19 quarantines and social distance guidelines? Like the majority of Americans, you’re probably feeling a bit stir-crazy and maybe even feel yourself getting into a funk. Snap out of it! Take advantage of this time and follow these tips to stay busy. Remember the days when you used… Read more »

How to Keep Kids Busy and Learning During School Closures

If COVID-19 quarantines and school closures have you wearing the hat of cyberschool administrator, you’re not alone. In the last few weeks, parents across the country have had to learn how to create a schedule and workspace for their kids to do their schooling at home. For many kids, they are basically now attending a… Read more »

4 Tips for Dealing with the Stress from COVID-19

It’s hard to believe that the country has been under intense fear, restrictions, and life-altering circumstances for nearly a whole month already. From a global news story to one that is relevant to every local news outlet, COVID-19 has stolen everything from front page headlines to your own peace of mind. While following the guidelines… Read more »

How to Stay Safe During COVID-19

Even though the majority of the country has been ordered to stay home except for essential outings, like buying groceries, it’s still important to understand how to stay safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. This virus is complicated to pinpoint as it looks like many other illnesses that we’ve become more comfortable with, like the flu… Read more »

3 Tips for Building a Relationship with Your Temporary Workers

The use of temporary workers is surging in industries all across the country. There are a variety of reasons why temporary employees may be right for your business. Still, in order to make the most of your temporary hires, you need to build a strong manager-worker relationship. Solid Advice to Build a Relationship with Your… Read more »

These 4 Tips Will Help You Improve Your Mood at Work

Americans spend a lot of hours each week at the office, but unfortunately, only about 30% of workers feel engaged at work. That means a lot of workers are merely getting by, even though they spend nearly one-third of their time on the job. While managers and higher-ups are encouraged to put effort into creating… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask at a Job Fair to Make a Great First Impression

If you’ve ever been overwhelmed walking into a job fair, it’s understandable. You may be nervous by how many recruiters and hiring managers are there, thinking you have to impress them all. Or you may feel like you’re in competition with all of the other attendees. However, you should feel a bit more at ease… Read more »

Using the STAR Method in a Job Interview

Nothing can bring about a feeling of unpreparedness like an interview question that asks you to tell a story or give an example. The “Tell me about a time when…” prompt can make even a confident candidate panic as they rifle through their employment history to find an adequate answer. Thankfully, after learning about the… Read more »

3 Tips to Vent at Work the Right Way

It’s almost inevitable. At one time or another, frustrations and little annoyances will build up and may cause you to erupt in a venting session with your coworkers. Venting is not uncommon, and in some offices, it can even be the norm. However, just because it’s common, doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do.… Read more »