9 Ways to Spend Your Lunch Break

9 Ways to Spend Your Lunch Break

Whether you work in an office environment or from home, chances are that you aim to take a break during lunch time, right? I look forward to my lunch hour every day since it gives me an opportunity to take a step back from my work and focus on something else for a while. Sometimes it’s good to just take a break and start working right where you left off with a clear mind.

I’ve been a working professional for almost six years now and I’ve spent my lunch hour in a variety of different ways. During my first job right out of college, I always made it a point to leave the office during lunch. Sometimes I ate lunch in my car just because I wanted to get away from my desk and listen to the radio. Nowadays, I spend my lunch break either at my desk catching up on emails, at the gym for a quick cardio session or I even go out with coworkers.

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7 Things You Should Do Each Week at Work

7 Things You Should Do Each Week at Work

One of the coolest things about being an adult is being able to work in a field you're passionate about and earn a living doing what you excel in or what you enjoy. When I'm not blogging, I'm working full-time at my day job. I'm lucky to have a job that I love and to work with people that inspire me and motivate me. I've learned a lot after working in my industry for five years and I know that I still have a lot to learn. I'm excited to see where my career takes me and I can't wait to continue growing and developing my skill set. 

Since I'm used to being in an office setting, I've learned how to make the most of each week and ensure that I stay organized and on top of everything on my plate. Writing things down and recharging by taking small breaks throughout the day definitely helps me to stay focused. I challenge you to try these seven things this week at work and see if they make a difference in your productiveness and the overall way you feel. 

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12 Ways to Be a Great Colleague

12 Ways to Be a Great Colleague

I've been working full time for five years (which is so crazy to think about) and over the course of that time I've been lucky enough to work with some pretty incredible people. Being able to work closely with other individuals is so fun, challenging and rewarding. Since everyone is different, you have to learn how to adapt of the working styles of others. Some people may be more quiet, shy and reserved in an office environment (I'd say that's me 80% of the time - I like to sit back, observe, think about the task at hand and then offer my opinion after I've had time to come up with the best solution) while others are more loud, outgoing and outspoken in work settings. 

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10 Work-from-Home Jobs That Can Pay $100,000 or More

10 Work-from-Home Jobs That Can Pay $100,000 or More

Do you dream of working from home? Plenty of people do. What some people don't know is that you can work remotely AND still make a hefty salary. That sounds like a win-win, doesn't it?!

From 2005 to 2015, there has been a 115% percent increase in telecommuting. I would have never guessed that! With the growth of telecommuting and working remotely, stats have been uncovered around the average telecommuter. Here are some interesting tidbits that you might not know: the average telecommuter is 46 years or older, has at least a bachelor’s degree, and earns a higher median salary than an in-office worker. If that doesn't build an appealing case toward having a goal to work remotely, I don't know what does! 

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17 Work From Home Jobs For Millennials

17 Work From Home Jobs For Millennials

Okay, millennials, when you think about your dream job, what does it entail? Do you see yourself wearing expensive dress attire and working on the top floor of a high-rise building downtown? Do you see yourself completing your daily responsibilities in a laid back office environment? Or, do you see yourself rolling out of bed in the morning, firing up your laptop and working in your pajamas? I know, I know, not all people who work remotely stay in their PJ's every day, but indulge me a little. 

Working remotely has become increasingly popular over the last few years. This is in part due to advancements and innovations in technology. Employees are able to connect with each other using email, instant messaging, texting, video conferencing and more. 

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Cute Desk Accessories to Spice Up Your Workspace

Cute Desk Accessories to Spice Up Your Workspace

If you have a 9-5 job like me, chances are that you spend a lot of time at your desk sitting down and at your computer. No one wants a boring work environment. We spend more time at our jobs during the week than we do at home. Think about that for a second. Your desk is literally your home away from home.

Let your personality shine through and decorate your desk with fun accessories that reflect who you are. Make your workspace truly feel like a second home with these fun accessories! 

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