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Become More Prominent at Work


Some employees try to conform and not to stand out at work – they fulfill all the tasks but not to come up with new ideas, reject initiative and never do more than is expected of them. They feel safe when hiding in the crowd. Others are more ambitious, they are not scared of being paid attention to and want to move forward. If you belong to the latter group and if you are eager to grow professionally, this article contains perfect strategies right for you.


The Ethics of Office Romance


If you're thinking about hooking up at work, you're looking for love in all the wrong places

For many of us the workplace, where we spend a large percentage of our waking hours, isn't just where we go to do our jobs. It's also the place where we eat many meals, and develop and maintain friendships that last beyond office hours and sometimes even the job itself.

The youth factor in Sierra Leone

By Tanu Jalloh


I am looking at a document titled “Joint Response to Youth Employment in Sierra Leone”, with a programme duration of three years ending in 2012.For the purpose of this piece, let’s shorten the title to JRYESL.

Looking through our emails today, we noticed one from one of our users that got us really excited. It lifted our spirit in ways that we can't really begin to explain. You see, at this time, we get absolutely nothing out of spending our time and resources to bring you so messages of encouragements like this really goes a long way in making us feel like we are make a difference. The complete email is below.


How to Give and Take Criticism

By Tamara Dowling, CPRW


Perhaps the two toughest things we do are to give criticism and to receive criticism. We should examine both sides of this dynamic exchange because if we are committed to our careers and those of our staff, we will find ourselves on each side of the conversation. These pointers will make the conversation more effective.

Select a Good Time

Checklist for Success in Your First Job

By Tamara Dowling, CPRW


Fire-Proof Career Tactics

By Tamara Dowling, CPRW


We've heard it before, "Things have changed. Job security no longer exists." Have we modified our work philosophy to meet this challenge? What can we do to not only survive but prevail in this environment?

We can change the way we look at our relationships with our employers and how we define ourselves. We must realize that we are in control of our career. Consider ourselves independent contractors, and our employer is our biggest client. How does that feel?

Surviving a bad boss: tips on dealing with a difficult manager

By Joyce E.A. Russell


Most everyone can say they’ve worked for a bad boss. You know — those supervisors who dictate what you’ll work on and how you’ll do it, and then find fault if it doesn’t turn out the way they wanted it.

Bad bosses take the credit for the successes in the group but blame others for failures. They treat people according to rank, or maybe they’re racist or sexist, or they play favorites or are bullies. They suck the energy out of the team rather than inspire the group.

5 signs that it's time to look for a new job


We’ve all heard or experienced the burnout from working in a high-pressure job, and a under-challenging job can also lead to exhaustion and stress. This boredom burnout is often a big reason why people look for a new job.

But why else should you start jobhunting? If you’ve experienced any of the below then it’s time to check our job ads.