The end of the week always leaves us feeling all kinds of ways about work, relationships and life in general.
The last thing we want to think about are the mistakes we’ve made or the responsibilities that still await us on Monday. But before you say sayonara and head to the closest happy hour with your friends, these 6 articles will definitely help you go into the weekend guilt-free and prepared for the week ahead.
Still agonizing over that angry work email you sent out?
It happens. No one ever taught us Email Etiquette 101, which should really be a class at all colleges by the way.
But from one friend to another, you should really get your anger under control. Going off over email is a sure way to erode your professionalism in the workplace. But, it all can be avoided with a few simple steps. (Fast Company)
Having trouble leading your team?
Me too. Whether you lead a team of 3 or a team of 20, leading a team can be stressful. Knowing how to relay important messages and understanding the needs of your team are essential keys to becoming a well-respected and valuable leader.
Millennials have been known to be non-confrontational, myself included, so mastering effective communication can be tough at times for us. But discovering the three things that may be hindering us, could be the first step to becoming the leaders we know we’re destined to become. (Forbes)
Feeling some type of way about living at home with your parents?
Don’t. More and more American millennials are living with their parents and the misconception that does who do, are lazy freeloaders is quickly disappearing. A recent report from the Census Bureau indicates that 81% of those who do live at home with their parents go to school or work.
Yeah, it may be impeding your dating life. But that’s the case for you and everyone else who lives at home. So you’re not alone. Go to work, save your money and don’t be insecure about it. Need a little more motivation, read this. (Bustle)
Working on your resume this weekend?
Kudos to you. Revamping your resume can be a tedious and tiresome task, especially if you haven’t touched it since you landed your first job out of college. But it’s a necessary step if you’re ready to take the leap towards a new job – or new career entirely.
The good news, once you’re done and kinda sorta ready to apply to your next dream job, I’d be more than happy to help you make sure your i’s and t’s or dotted. Once we’re done, your hiring manager will have no choice but to fall in love with you once she gets a hold of it.
In the meantime, if you’re struggling with whether you should include a summary on your resume, worry no more. This article will answer that question for you and give you examples to get your creative juices flowing. (The Muse)
Still exhausted from that exhausting work trip?
I could imagine. What if you could add a day of me-time to your business trips? There’s a new concept called “blesiure” that may help you do just that. And luckily, according to recent statistics, 57% of companies have a policy in place for employees aged 20-30 to extend business trips with vacation time. (Forbes)
Had a boring presentation on Tuesday?
Well, at least you’re honest. Presenting in front of a group of people, no matter how many times you’ve done it, can create sweaty palms. Add a boring topic on top of that and, let’s just say, good luck. But regardless of what you’re presenting, there are still ways to make your presentations captivating and appealing. These four steps will get you on the right track for next time. (Fast Company)