The first day on the job sets the tone for the rest of your relationship with a client or company. While emphasizing the importance of first impressions may make you feel more anxious, it's critical to recognize that your first impression will have long-term consequences.
People frequently believe that competency is the key to a successful career: if you're competent at what you do, you'll be given more opportunities. While competence is key, there is another C-word that is equally so: confidence.
Freelancers. Independent workers. There are various names for people who decide to work outside of a nine-to-five, traditional corporate environment. The freelancer industry predated the pandemic. More and more people opt for a more independent working life as people leave their corporate jobs in favor of flexible work.
Having work-life balance is talked about a lot, but what does it really mean? That’s a hard question to answer, because it can mean different things to different people. For a lot of people, it’s about putting their work away when they leave the office or their workday is done.