The excitement begins to taper off at your place of employment. The adrenaline rush from the busy day-to-day activities is slowly fading, and now you start to feel that familiar anxious itch. That nagging sensation indicating that perhaps things are beginning to stale for you. Sometimes the work funk in unavoidable during down times, but it should never feel like an impossible slump that cannot be overcome.

Careless email communication skills cause disasters big and small. From typos to accidentally hitting "reply all," here are five of the worst on record.

Depending on our inclination and interests at the moment, we'd answer that we were going to be firefighters or nurses or teachers or astronauts. Truth is, seldom does your career prediction at five turn out to be what you're doing when you're 25. But it’s equally true that what you’re engaged in at 25 may be totally unrelated to the job you hold when you’re 50.

Are you a smart, anxious misfit? If these words describe you, then compare the qualities listed below to your life. If the majority of them are true for you, then you very well might be a super smart, somewhat anxious social misfit.

Looking for a job can be exhaustive; in fact, it can be more time-consuming than actually working in a full-time job. It’s not uncommon for many job seekers to pound the pavement (or more likely scour the web), crafting cover letters, customizing resumes, and attending interviews for 40, 50 or even 60 hours a week. However, some employers don’t quite appreciate the time, effort, and cost investment that job seekers make. Is this fair? No. Does it still happen? Yes.

Having a job search routine is essential for those who are unemployed. Watch this video to learn how to make the most of your day when job searching.

As job seekers looking to score our next great gig, we send out our resumes to countless employers, job boards, career fairs, and job ads every single day. We hold our breath in the hopes that we will hear back from the employer and that the stars will align and we'll land that job interview. But the harsh truth is that hiring managers get hundreds of resumes every day with limited time and patience to go through them all.

The Empowering Team found this motivational video for all of you inspiring to pursue creative interests.

Owning a business can be enjoyable, rewarding, and outright daunting sometimes. It’s many people’s dream: Working for themselves, reaping and sowing the seeds, and eventually enjoying the hard earned fruits of their labour. Do you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur? Here are a few questions you must ask yourself: 1. Can you handle uncertainty? 2. Can you multitask? 3. How are you with money? 4. Can you commit? 5. Do you have a knack for making money?

Owning a business can be enjoyable, rewarding, and outright daunting sometimes. It’s many people’s dream: Working for themselves, reaping and sowing the seeds, and eventually enjoying the hard earned fruits of their labour.

Is your calendar spiraling out of control? It’s easy to lose track of your daily schedule, and when this happens, your calendar ends up controlling you instead of you controlling your calendar.  You need to get back in the driver’s seat if you find yourself drowning in a sea of daily tasks and time-consuming requests. Follow these three tips to avoid being overbooked and overwhelmed:  1. Scrap the deadlines (if possible) 2. Don't be afraid to say no 3. Examine your work-life balance

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We’ve all been to an interview or two (maybe ten?) that doesn’t go well. You walk out feeling frustrated, like you just wasted your time. So, if you realize partway through the interview you’re a) not going to get the job, or b) don’t want the job, should you save yourself, and your interviewers, some time and walk out before it’s finished?  Part A: If you don’t think you’ll get the job, is it because ... Part B: If you don’t think you want the job, is it because ...

Newsletter January 2014 In This Issue: New Year - Now What?, Reyes Law Group Transforms the way Legal Help Reaches the Underserved, Criminal Defense - White Collar Defense, Video - Why do I need a Lawyer for my real estate deal?

Are you thinking of switching careers, or just looking to land your first real job? Career choices aren't easy to make and can take a lot of careful consideration and self-introspection. Here are some tips to help you in the decision-making process:  1. Good Questions to ask Yourself 2. Take a Career Quiz 3. Look into More Schooling 4. Volunteer 5. Do your Research

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Network like crazy, reaffirm your commitment to your career path, or introduce yourself to future employers at these February career events and training opportunities.  All events are free unless otherwise stated.

Network like crazy, reaffirm your commitment to your career path, or introduce yourself to future employers at these February career events and training opportunities. All events are free unless otherwise stated.

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