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    10 Tips for Staying Happy at Work

    If you find yourself longing for greener work pastures, don’t immediately go looking for the first exit ramp off of your chosen career path. Teams which specialize in professional- and personal-growth seminars for administrative and executive assistants in Fortune 1000 companies, suggest these 10 tips for staying content at work: 1. Keep Personal Problems Personal When you’re preoccupied with personal issues, it’s difficult to concentrate or be happy at work, says Alice Weer, a founding partner of The Team. By all means, make sure you have your kids covered in the event of an emergency, but realize that nobody’s personal life is ever going to be completely problem-free. Just as…

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    10 Tips for Career Development in Process Improvement

    The people whose careers seem to grow the fastest follow similar patterns of behavior: they understand competition exists, they recognize the steps they need to succeed, and they understand who is responsible. They take charge of their career and accept full responsibility for their growth. Having lived and worked in different countries, over the years I have often been asked by people about what brought me to a specific country or into a specific job. When I think about my own life and career, there are top 10 tips for career development that I found very helpful and I would like to share with you. 1. Build your Dream It…

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    How to Handle an Office Romance

    Workplace romances can lead to long-term relationships — and even marriage — but they also can also result in uncomfortable situations for the people involved in the relationship, as well as their co-workers. In the worst case scenario, intertwining business and pleasure could result in an unplanned, unwanted job search — people can get fired due to workplace relationships or be forced to resign because of a relationship gone wrong. That said, office romances do happen. (Just ask Bill and Melinda Gates, who met on the job.) Given how much time people spend at work, it’s not so surprising that people may develop crushes or fall in love. If your…