Articles about Levelling Up

Office Life

7 fool-proof ways to stay positive in a toxic workplace

There’s a lot we need to do as a culture to improve the workplace, and while generally speaking the workplace at large is moving in a more empathetic, positive direction, toxic environments still exist. So what can you do to remain positive if you find yourself in this type of situation?

Productivity

4 ways employers can support workers of all ages

Here's what companies can do to make sure employees of all generations feel engaged, because many workers don't feel that way.

News

Survey: These are the top skills employees want to learn

Some workers feel like they’ll need to add to their arsenal of skills to keep up at work in the future. Here's what they want to learn.

Advice

7 indispensable soft skills to develop for 2018

Much like you would continue your education, continuously improving your soft skills, like communication and body language, is essential to success, too.

Productivity

These are the 3 habits you need to learn anything

Habits are learned through rewarded practice. These are the three best ways to change your habits and optimize learning.

Advice

These are the 4 steps to a healthy mentor-mentee relationship

Mentor-mentee relationships can deteriorate quickly if care isn't taken. Here's what you need to do to avoid this important partnership from souring.

Productivity

Productivity ninja: 5 powerful tips for getting more stuff done

Become a productivity ninja in five easy steps.

Science of Work

Drink up! Alcohol can actually improve your ability to speak a foreign language

It's well documented that drinking alcohol can loosen your tongue and inhibitions. Now a study says it may actually help you to speak a foreign language.

Productivity

Five principles from a golf coach to help you be the best leader you can be

Five rules — learned from a golf coach — for how to be a better, more effective, and more productive leader for your team.

The Future of Work

This AI spies on your contacts and writes emails to them

A new email plugin called Crystal made accurate judgments on one reporter's email style. It can help people navigate tone and content with strangers.

Office Relationships

You can’t know it all: Mentoring across ages and stages

The typical mentor is older and wiser, but as office and work culture has changed so has the importance and diversity of mentors. Age doesn't matter as much as communication and compatibility.

Office Life

What your boss won’t tell you about raises and promotions

Your boos may have neglected to explain how raises and promotions really work. Here are 4 secrets.

Productivity

4 ways to stop your perfectionism from taking over your life

It takes you forever to complete tasks because everything just has to be perfect.

Job Search

7 reasons from recruiters why you didn’t get the job

Here's why you didn't get the position, according to recruiters and experts.

Office Life

Stuck in a dead-end job? Companies want to recruit people like you

Feeling unfulfilled and stuck in your dead-end job? While hating your day job may be a deterrent for some recruiters, other companies are actually seeking out these qualities in recruits.

Office Life

4 phrases that you should never say at work if you want people to trust you

“I sort of just wanted to point out . . . ” isn’t doing you or your listeners any favors.

Success

3 questions that will help you find the most successful side hustle

Is your idea feasible?

The Big Idea

How to become successful even when you think you can’t be

This is how to become a top achiever.

Pop Culture

The stars of ‘Million-Dollar Listing’ share their secrets to success (and tell you to love your haters)

Love your haters.

happiness

The absurdly simple thing that makes the happiest people in the world so happy

When something good happens, savor the moment.

News

Sentenced Volkwagen engineer shows ‘following the boss’s orders’ won’t save you from jail

'Just following orders' doesn't absolve you.

Success

Six ways to build an impressive personal brand

Share your passions.

levelling up

7 steps to get a raise without asking for one

Your boss’s expectations are the price of entry.

Body Language

The way you blink may be freaking people out

A blink is a tiny 'nope' to whatever you just heard. 

Levelling Up

4 effective ways to triple your salary in four years

So what can you do to help add to your bottom line?