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How to build Emotional Resilience at Work

2021-06-07T23:04:51+00:00

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), depression has been on the rise recently and it is one of the dominant factors for determining the state of our mental health. Most adults spend their lives working several hours while the typical 9-5 is the reality of most individuals today. Emotional resilience is an individual’s psychological ability to cope with or adapt to pressure, change and stress needs to be built and boosted even in your place of work and can be developed with proper training, knowledge, and motivation. Promoting emotional resilience in your workplace is the best way to function properly [...]

How to build Emotional Resilience at Work2021-06-07T23:04:51+00:00

Surviving Your First Week at Work

2021-05-24T14:30:20+00:00

Success during week one is about balance; you want to make great first impressions, but you should not put too much pressure on yourself to get everything right. The goal is to learn about your new workplace and feel out your place in that ecosystem.   In the first week: Introduce yourself, relentlessly. Studies have shown that anxiety in new situations can come in part from not feeling confident in how to introduce ourselves. It is a natural feeling — when you are new, you do not necessarily want to call attention to yourself. But in the first days of a [...]

Surviving Your First Week at Work2021-05-24T14:30:20+00:00

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations

2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Creating and making presentations are a part of our academic and career path. You may have had the opportunity to create and make a presentation. Maybe during your degree project defence or as a part of your tasks during your first week of resumption at work. But, if you have not, you definitely will soon. Here are a few tips to help you create and deliver unforgettable presentations. Write everything as they come At the start, you may be experiencing a rush of ideas and may be tempted to want to immediately develop a structure. Ignore being perfect, just put everything [...]

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Book Review-Your First Year of Work by Shelagh Foster

2020-11-26T20:47:57+00:00

“Sending a message that’s neither heard nor understood is miscommunication.” - Shelagh Foster   Most people entering the workforce for the first time lack certain skills and this book basically answers questions recent graduates and entry-level candidates were not even aware they should ask before entering the workforce. Expressing yourself properly is important in human interactions especially in the work environment. Good communication skills have such an impact and poor communication holds people back. Communication has variations which include; Spoken word, written word, body language, silence, posture, and facial expressions.   The Job Market and Your Skills Getting into the job market [...]

Book Review-Your First Year of Work by Shelagh Foster2020-11-26T20:47:57+00:00

Surviving Your First Week At Work

2020-11-27T12:01:43+00:00

Success during week one is about balance: you want to make great first impressions, but you shouldn’t put too much pressure on yourself to get everything right. The goal is to learn about your new workplace and feel out your place in that ecosystem. In the first week: Introduce yourself, relentlessly. Studies have shown that anxiety in new situations can come in part from not feeling confident in how to introduce ourselves. It’s a natural feeling — when you’re new, you don’t necessarily want to call attention to yourself. But in the first days of a new job, you want your enthusiasm [...]

Surviving Your First Week At Work2020-11-27T12:01:43+00:00

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn In School

2020-11-27T12:25:46+00:00

Life is actually so funny, in school you are told to put your head down, read, for girls- do not follow boys, for boys- do not follow girls. Face your books don’t do Facebook and although that advise at that point was important, that is not all you need to move forward especially career-wise. There are certain secrets which you just take no classes on, here are some;   Social media skills The importance of social media cannot be overemphasized, especially in this day and age where almost everything happens online. Social media can take your career to the next level, [...]

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn In School2020-11-27T12:25:46+00:00
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