Friday, July 1, 2016

High 5 Weekly Career Transitions Roundup: Laugh Your Way to a Happy Workplace

This is our weekly roundup of some of the best career-related articles, interviews, blogs, etc., we've read during the week. We share them so you have some great resources to prepare you for the coming week. Enjoy!
  • Laugh Your Way to a Happy Workplace"If you see a path to a positive reality, your brain will be quicker to see humor in the negative events of your external world. Thus when you have a negative work environment, you can use humor as a strategic tool to help others see a more positive reality."
  • The Benefits of Being Nice to Your Competitors: "It may not seem like such a big deal, but once you have published or voiced a negative comment, you can't take it back. It just isn't professional and reflects negatively on you."
  • 5 Leadership Lessons from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: "The idea is premised on something many leaders still find counterintuitive: on not knowing all the answers—and instead bringing together a committed, collaborative group that can sort them out together."
  • 7 Ways to Be Utterly Unforgettable in Business and Life: "Do something out of the ordinary that your client or customer would never expect. For example, instead of sending a text or an email, send a handwritten thank-you note, a gesture that is becoming more and more rare."
  • 15 Websites to Jump Start Your Career: "Whether you're kicking off a job hunt, preparing to ask for a raise, or just looking to refresh your personal brand, these sites offer a vast array of resources for any point in your career or search."

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