How Important Is It To Take A Mental Health Day?

You’ve had a tough week and, for that matter, a tough month. It would probably help if you could take some time off. So, should you? After all, how important is it to take a mental health day? Why You SHOULD Take a Mental Health Day There are several compelling reasons to take a mental… Read More »

I Just Started My Job and Hate It – Am I Stuck?

Despite your best job-hunting efforts, sometimes you end up in the wrong place. And you may find yourself saying, “I just started my job and I hate it.” So, are you stuck? Probably not. Here’s how to handle this scenario. What to Do When You Hate Your New Job Give Yourself Some Time First days,… Read More »

Need a Ride to Work? How to Address Your Problematic Commute

You have a job, but you need a ride to work. What should you do? Here are six ways to address your problematic commute. Buy a Bargain Vehicle Maybe you can’t afford a car? Or maybe your current vehicle is constantly breaking down? Fortunately, buying a car doesn’t have to be expensive. With a little… Read More »

How To Form Positive Workplace Relationships in the Most Stressful Environments

Few jobs are pressure-free. Wherever you go, there are deadlines, unhappy customers, lost orders and breakdowns. However, a little bit of camaraderie goes a long way toward making work more pleasant… even in stressful environments. Here’s what you can do to develop those positive workplace relationships. Tips for Forming Positive Workplace Relationships Get to Know… Read More »

Do You Know the Top 5 Safety Best Practices?

If you work in a warehouse or a factory, you want to keep yourself and your co-workers safe. So, what rules should you follow? Start by familiarizing yourself with these top 5 safety best practices. The Top 5 Safety Best Practices in the Workplace Fix or Report Unsafe Conditions The best way to make your… Read More »

Should I Make a Mid-Life Career Switch?

You’re in your 30s or 40s, and you don’t like your job. You’re wondering, “Should I make a mid-life career switch?” Use these five questions to help you decide. Do You Know What You Would Like to Pursue? When you’re unhappy at work, it’s easy to have an “anywhere but here” attitude. However, as Julie… Read More »

How to Prevent Knee Pain When You Work in a Warehouse

Warehouse jobs are tough on your body. And at the end of a long day (or a long week), your knees may be killing you. So, what can you do? Here’s how to prevent knee pain when you work in a warehouse. Tips for Preventing Knee Pain When You Work in a Warehouse Eat a… Read More »

Why a Contract Position Is Perfect For You

In 2018, one of five jobs in the U.S. was held by a worker under contract. And estimates predict contractors and freelancers could make up half the American workforce within the next decade. (NPR, 2018) So, could a contract position be perfect for you? Here’s why the answer may be “Yes!” You Need to Build… Read More »

8 Tips to Staying Motivated When Work Feels Exhausting

Even when you like your job, you still can have one of those days. You’re tired and everything seems SO difficult. But don’t get stuck in a rut. Use these eight tips to stay motivated when work feels exhausting. Make a Manageable List Often, we lack motivation because we have too much to do. If… Read More »

10 Things You Can Do During Your Shift to Contribute to Your Mental Health

Shift work is tough, so it’s important to stay positive. And with a little creativity, you can! Here are ten ways to contribute to your mental health while you’re on the job. 1. Connect with a Co-worker Even a quick conversation can brighten your mood. Try to learn something new about one of your colleagues.… Read More »