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Movin' On Up
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Interests: worklife balance, job satisfaction, human resource issues, blogging, job search, interviews, resumes
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Thanks for sharing Kristi. In another comment you mentioned you work from home, it is important to set office hours so you aren't always talking about work. Keeping clear and open communication during work hours should help. Also, make sure you have clear goals and performance measures in place for your role. This will allow you to participate in tracking your productivity.
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Thank you for the feedback Tim. We've made the necessary changes to the post. Thanks again and keep reading! Patricia, we are so sorry to hear about your difficult situation with your employers. Having a toxic boss is definitely a challenge, one that far too many people have to face. Although it seems the majority of your workplace issues need to be addressed by your employers rather than you, check out a series we wrote last year – “Touchdown With a Bad Boss.” You’ll find some real life examples of individuals working for a bad boss and how they overcame their toxic situation. Good luck! http://blog.expresspersonnel.com/movinonup/touchdown-with-a-bad-boss/
Hi Kim, Staying motivated is certainly easier said than done but, it is essential to keep your chin up during your job hunt. We wrote a blog on this topic for readers like you a few months ago, feel free to check it out here: http://blog.expresspros.com/movinonup/2011/02/4-ways-to-fight-the-blues-during-your-job-hunt.html#tp And yes, we do suggest tailoring your resume to fit the job you are applying for. Employers are looking for someone who is relevant to their industry and position. Check out a series we did called "Resume Boot Camp," for more tips on writing the perfect resume: http://blog.expresspersonnel.com/movinonup/resume-boot-camp/#tp We wish you the best of luck in your job hunt and are honored you are turning to us for advice. Good luck, Kim!