How to reduce Work Stress?

Work Stress means feeling worry and frustrated at work, losing confidence etc. When you are under work stress, you will feel demotivated, exhausted, stomach pain, lose focus and have sleepless nights.

Work stress is felt among most of today workforce. At workplace, everything is not under control but you can prevent feeling work stress by doing below.

  • Find the root causes of worry

If you are always under work stress, find out the root casues of worry. Keep an eye on the situation when you feel stress and how you respond to it. Observe carefully on your state of mind, thought, body language and the consequences during under stress. Most of the time, the root causes of worry may be out of your control or you are worrying for something that may not happen in real situation. 85% of our worry never happen according to the reserach at Cornell University.

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(5) Resume Tips to help Land Your Dream Job

to do is preparing a stand-out resume to catch the interviewer's eyes. Every job applicant want to be invited for job interview.  They can use the following (5) resume tips to help land their dream job.

(1) Do Your Research

Most of the applicants prepare a standard resume and send out to all the job no matter what the job description is. It can easily be seen by the interviewer that you are not putting effort to prepare customized resume. What you need to do is read carefully the job description of applied job and find out what the company is looking for. Then prepare a customized resume including your qualifications and experiences that can match with the applied job.

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How to build a Good Relationship with your Boss

Many employees that I know have expressed their feelings about not having a good relationship with their bosses. They mentioned that they are not happy working at an organization where the boss does not recognize their accomplishments and workloads. Some of them even said that they no longer want to work there and thus may ponder to quit the job.

When asked in the interviews about why the candidates would consider to quit a certain job, most of the answers fall under the reason of not having a good relationship with their bosses. With that being said, we can assume that when the employees quit their job, they are not leaving the organization but the boss.

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Five Signs for Career Change

Obviously, many people around us are happy and successful in their career life after choosing the right career that they love. But there are also people who simply chose a career just to get a job but without considering what they really enjoy doing and what they are passionate about. At some point, those people will start losing their interest and motivation at work and eventually become unhappy. How can they know that it is time for them to make career change?

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Improve Your Interpersonal Skills for Career Success

What are Interpersonal Skills?

Interpersonal skills are life skills that we use everyday to communicate and interact with other people individually or in groups. If a person has a good interpersonal skills, he/she has more potential to have success at work or personal life. Therefore, interpersonal skills are important not only at workplace but also for personal life. Someone with good interpersonal skills will be seen as being calm, having positive thinking and confidence. Employers also would like to recruit candidates with good interpersonal skills who can work well with a team, build good relationship with colleagues and customers.

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Soft Skills that Employers are looking for in the Employees

In this today workplace, employers are taking into consideration of both hard skills (technical skill) and soft skills such as communication, teamwork etc. when in recruitment or promotion. Hard skill differs according to the job nature but soft skill are similarly the same in every job in general. Hard skill could be learned from the formal education, training and on-job training and soft skill could be improved through learning and practices. There are trainings which emphasize on teaching soft skills where you can join and learn or on the other hand, you have to practice those.

The employers and recruiters are testing the soft skills by asking a set of questions or with practical exercises. There are different types of soft skill based on the nature of job. Among those, here are six top soft skills that the employers are looking for.

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"Development" or "Salary"

Whenever you apply a job or change new job, you will always face a situation where you have to choose either development or salary. Sometimes, you may not know which one to choose. You have also encountered a situation in which a good job offer low salary or a job has no development with good salary. If you face such kind of circumstances, how will you decide to choose?

I have asked a question to my readers on my blog. Here is the question:

If you are asked to choose one job, which one will you choose?

(1) A job with fair salary and development

(2) A job with good salary and no development

 Most of the readers chose No. 1 and some chose No. 2. There is no right or wrong answer whichever No. you choose because the choice may vary depends on the person’s requirement.

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How to Get Noticed by the Employers/Recruiters on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the social media platforms and the number of users is increasing day by day. Unlike Facebook, LinkedIn is a professional social media site where most users mention their real working experiences, qualification etc. and on the other hand, it can be called a curriculum vitae of a person. The users in Myanmar is also increasing daily and the employers and recruiters are using it to advertise their job vacancies and recruit the candidates from this site. If you are a job seeker or an employee, you should open an LikedIn account to get the opportunities by attracting the attention from the employers and the recruiters. To do so, you can use below techniques;

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What I learned from my Year of Hiking

Last year this time, I was wondering what I feel like setting the resolution for the year 2017. What came to my mind was that I want to be mentally strong in order to face adversity in life and on the other hand, I want to be physically fit as I didn’t do any sport and got sick very often. We always do the resolution at the end of the year or in early new year but always end up not fulfilling it after two or three months later. So I set fun resolution which I am eager to do to support my goals. That’s how my Year of Hiking started.

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How to reduce Work Stress?

Work Stress means feeling worry and frustrated at work, losing confidence etc. When you are under work stress, you will feel demotivated, exhausted, stomach pain, lose focus and have sleepless nights.

Work stress is felt among most of today workforce. At workplace, everything is not under control but you can prevent feeling work stress by doing below.

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Are you feeling Monday Blues? Do these!

What is Monday Blues?

Monday Blues means you are feeling worry and demotivated to go to work on Mondays and not getting ready for the tasks in coming week.

Most employees feel happy on Friday to take rest on weekends but they may feel Monday Blues on Monday. It is the feeling of most employees who are afraid to pass Sunday night to face with Monday. If you are one of them feeling Monday Blues, you can do these then your Mondays will become alive and energinzed to go to work.

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5 Resume Tips to help Land Your Dream Job

The first step of job application is sending your resume to the company that you would like to apply. The companies receive piles of applications whenever they advertise for one position. What an applicant needs to do is preparing a stand-out resume to catch the interviewer's eyes. Every job applicant want to be invited for job interview.  They can use the following (5) resume tips to help land their dream job.

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