I have been on the route of electronic, indie rock and to be perfectly candid, Hall and Oates at work for some time but maybe I’ve been listening to the wrong tunes all along? This infographic by Sonos and Column Five Media charts what music you should listen to on the job to be at your most productive. (more…)
This article could not have come at a better time. I nearly lost my mind commuting home last night –I might as well have popped in a Rosetta Stone and learned Mandarin.
Thankfully, Brazen Careerist has the glass-half full mindset to quench a commuter’s thirst. “5 Ways to Make Your Commute Bearable – And Even Productive” offers suggestions on how to learn, relax and even have fun while traveling to and from work. Here they are – (more…)
I’ve seen this a lot – Freshly picked from college and eager to prove themselves, to show what they are capable of, new hires role in soaring on a high that cannot be compared to any other. Then, the high shifts to uncertainty, coming to find that being the youngest also means being inexperienced and by default, unknowledgeable. Sure you’ve spent years studying but nothing compares to real-world experience -knowledge that is earned by diving in and working the trenches.
So what happened to that initial sense of power you walked in with? Most likely it is still there, you only lost your focus and confidence in your ability. (more…)
There is definitely something to be said about the degree you graduate college with, but now more often than not it is a stepping stone as opposed to a set path. Our featured Visionary shows people just that. Graduating from college armed with a finance degree, it didn’t take her long to realize corporate America and the banking industry wasn’t where she wanted to be. With the creation of her site, Ms. Career Girl, and a fascination in entrepreneurship, this Visionary headed down a new and exciting career path, which she built for herself. (more…)