Posts Tagged‘working’

Work Friends Versus Colleagues – How Work Friends Make Work Better

The dreaded office outing. You already spend eight hours a day with these people, so why spend any longer with them? These are the words many people utter to themselves when the boss announces after work drinks on a Friday night. For many, the office outing on Fridays (or other days of the week) is just another way work life sucks you in and makes you forget about having a work-life balance. Sometimes though, you get lucky and actually work with a group of people that you love to socialise with outside of the office. If you do, it’s a…

The Right Steps to Take when Reentering the Workforce

People leave the workforce for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you are a mom who wanted to spend more time raising your kids. Perhaps you were ill or took time off to care for an ill relative. Maybe you searched for a job for a long time, couldn’t find one and decided to take a break. Or perhaps you retired thinking you were financially secure only to find you miscalculated the amount of income you needed. Whatever the reason, coming back into the workforce and searching for a job can be intimidating and challenging. Businesses definitely have a bias against…