Eating at work and staying healthy can be serious challenges. From workplace stress catapulting you into an emotional eating binge to happy hour drinks and steak dinners with clients, work can feel like Public Enemy No. 1 when it comes to sabotaging your healthy eating plans. The best strategy? Plan ahead and stock your desk with an arsenal of healthy snacks for work. The items below will help keep you satiated and alert throughout the day. Nuts Optimize your brainpower and energy to accomplish tasks, all while making yourself less tempted to take a piece of office birthday cake. Fill up on trail mix or nut butter packets. Be sure to avoid nuts and mixes that contain sugary ingredients and stick to unsalted nuts with a few superfoods like goji berries thrown in. Avocados An avocado a day will keep the workplace vending machine away! These water-rich fruits are packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats that keep you feeling full and satisfied. Sprinkle each half with … [Read more...] about Eating at Work Is a Challenge – Try These Snacks!
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I dread going to work. Well, I used to. Through the years, I have collected tips, tactics, and hacks that help me get through periods of time where I'm dreading work. Because if we are going to be honest, even if you LOVE your job (and I do!), there are occasionally projects or situations that creep up where we dread going to work. For many people, the work dread feeling sets in as the "Sunday Night Blues." And no, that is not an awful band name. Rather, it's the feeling of the work week looming large, casting a shadow on the remainder of the weekend. It starts with a sinking feeling in your stomach. If you don't catch the feeling and squash it immediately, anxiety can build like an out-of-control freight train. Thank God It's Sunday (TGIS) is something you'll never hear. Even those happy at work get caught up in the end-of-the-weekend doldrums. We are all so busy living 24-hours ahead of ourselves that some people are even hit with the Sunday Night Blues as early as … [Read more...] about I Dread Going to Work – 12 Ways to Beat the “Sunday Night Blues”
Contributed by LiveCareer It’s easy to underestimate the importance of an initial phone interview/screen, but having polished telephone interview skills can make or break your job search. These initial screenings are designed to efficiently eliminate candidates from the larger pool. One wrong or tripped-up answer could mean the end for you! So then—how do you move past the first-round call? Timing Is Everything If you’re someone who isn’t fully awake until after that second cup of coffee, don’t accept an early morning interview. The same goes for accepting an afternoon interview if you’re prone to a post-lunch slump. In a telephone interview, your voice and demeanor are as much a part of your interviewing skills as being able to succinctly describe your experience, so you’re best to choose a time when your mind is firing on all cylinders. Typically, recruiters will offer you a couple of different days and times for an interview. Choose one during your peak personality … [Read more...] about Don’t Dial It In: 7 Tips for Honing Your Telephone Interview Skills