August 2016

05 Aug How to Stay Motivated Whilst Looking for a Job

Searching for a job can be very stressful and frustrating process, especially when it takes more time than expected and your budget gets tighter. In this highly competitive world and increasing number of job seekers, it is almost impossible to keep your spirits up and not to get desperate when it comes to finding a job. Facing disappointment and rejection, combined with all the stressful hours of waiting for reply, definitely affect one’s motivation, but not in a god way. Being stressed, worried and unhappy is not in your advantage, that’s why it is very important to control your reaction to this unpleasant situation. You may wonder how to do that when it comes to job seeking. There are ways and tricks to help you feel more motivated and in high spirit whilst looking for a job.
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05 Aug How to Negotiate a Flexible Schedule

Have you dreamed about a flexible schedule which allows you to miss that rough commute to work? Have you wished for a compressed work week that allows you to work four days instead of five? Or, luxury of luxuries, have you thought about telecommuting from home – even if only part time? If you share these dreams, don’t wait, get ready to negotiate. You can negotiate a flexible work schedule.The advantages of a flexible work schedule for employees are clear and well-documented. So, plan to negotiate a flexible work schedule with your employer in mind. The negotiation is not about you. It’s not about what works best for you and your family. The negotiation is about the advantages to the employer for allowing you to work a flex schedule. With thoughtfulness and a little creativity, you can turn every advantage to you and your family into an advantage for your employer.
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