10 Things You Should Never Do When Starting A New Job

Congratulations! You’ve finally secured a new job, and now you want to start off on the right foot, making a positive impression on your new boss and colleagues. You want to be careful not to make any career-ending mistakes. So, what should you NEVER do when starting a new job? Here are 10 things to avoid from Glassdoor, the leading… Continue reading

How to work more efficiently

Every boss loves an efficient worker, says Adria Saracino, head of outreach at digital marketing agency Dis­­tilled. She has five tips to help you up your efficiency and impress your boss. Communicate. Before starting on an assignment, summarize your understanding of the instructions in an email to your boss to make sure you’re on the same page Say “no.” It’s… Continue reading

Think positive

You know how important a positive air is to success and happiness—to the point where, if you don’t feel it, manufacture it. Try these tactics: If you don’t feel well and are asked about it, say, “I could use a little more energy.” Avoid saying “can’t.” Eliminate destructive words and phrases from your vocabulary, words like “I hate it when… Continue reading

Define your boundaries at work: work/life balance

While you may have to do some things you don’t love on the job, you shouldn’t have to continually operate outside your comfort zone, says Mike Figliuolo, author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership. Try to establish a line that you won’t cross or allow others to cross with you. Since everyone’s line is… Continue reading