Freelance Vs Full Time Job: The Pros and Cons

If you had the luxury of looking at a freelance vs full time job and you had to pick one, which would you go for? We guess your answer would be dependent on your present needs, personal life, career goals as well as which one you consider to be right for you at this point

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Ways to Adopt Job Automation Without Spooking Employees

One inevitable fact is that technological advancement and job automation will displace some job and the people who do them over the next decade. This is precisely why job automation reeks of fear and frustration to most of your employees. Your responsibility as an employer is to prepare your employees for this inevitability by arming

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Changing Jobs: 4 Questions You Must Answer

Changing jobs is not an easy thing to do but it doesn’t have to be complicated either. Did you know that the average person changes jobs 10 to 15 times (with an average of 12 job changes) during his or her career? This was the outcome of a recent study and it highlights one crucial

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Resigning From Work: A Checklist

Gbemisola, a sales analyst had grown tired, weary of her present job and was planning to resign from work. She had an unresolved issue with a client who had paid for the service but was largely unsatisfied. In the middle of a growing email thread with the client, she got upset and ended up sending

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Job Loss: Tips to Help You Bounce Back Better and Stronger

A job loss can happen to anyone. There are several reasons you could lose your job; some can be traced to you and then there are other factors that might be totally beyond your control. Such factors include a company shutting down operations, mergers or downsizing. Albert Einstein once wrote: “As far as the laws

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5 Reasons Taking Work Home is Bad For You

Taking work home might be a new habit you just picked up but if you let this continue, this habit can easily acquire a note of permanence with the passage of time. This lends credence to the popular saying, ‘new habits are hard to form and old habits are had to break.’ Why do you

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Ways to Stay Productive at Work After Maternity Leave

What are the ways to stay productive at work after maternity leave? For most female career professionals, returning to work after maternity can prove to be a very difficult and challenging phase in their career. Most working mums have different experiences and working professionals can learn a lot about their experiences when returning to work

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7 Companies You Should Never Work For

Are you job hunting or looking to jump ship from your present place of employment? No matter what your answer may be, there are companies you should never work for. It is in your best interest to avoid working for these companies. The last thing you want to do is to jeopardise the enthusiasm and

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6 Things Work-Life Balance is Not

According to the Business Dictionary, work-life balance is a comfortable state of equilibrium achieved between an employee’s primary priorities of their employment position and their private lifestyle. That’s the simple definition. The dictionary further states that most psychologists would agree that the demands of an employee’s career should not overwhelm the individual’s ability to enjoy

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7 Keys To Job Satisfaction

Job satisfaction can be described as the fulfilment of your wishes, expectations, or needs at your job. Your level of job satisfaction is affected by external influences but it is largely is dependent and controlled by you. The major key to job satisfaction is knowing yourself and discovering what motivates you to get up and

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