The #1 Strategy Top Performers Use to Avoid Career Burnout

and how young professionals can apply it to avoid burning out early in their careers

In today’s ultra-competitive work environment, the pressure to always be “on” is pushing people past their breaking points. We are working longer hours, checking our phones hundreds of times per day, and going non-stop, all day, every day. It’s no wonder why feeling overwhelmed at work is no longer out of the norm. In fact, one study found that 51% of white collar workers believe they’ve reached a breaking point – they’ve burned out and something needs to change.

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Why You Should Say “Yes” to a Relocation Offer (Regardless of the Location)

Over the last decade, the information age has drastically changed how we work. With 24/7 connectivity, it can seem a little silly to relocate for a job that you think could easily be done remotely. But as times are changing how we work, companies are also changing how they relocate. It’s no longer the middle management getting offers to move, but rather the young professionals they are turning to. So if you get a relocation offer for a new job, why should you do it in the first place?

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8 Powerful Beliefs You Need to Adopt for an Extraordinary Career

Look around the internet and you won’t find a shortage of people teaching you how to nail the tactics of finding a job. Whether that’s fine tuning your resume or optimizing your LinkedIn profile – you can easily figure out the basics of a job application with a simple Google search. What you won’t find in that Google search, however, is the mindset strategies that top performers have. Because what top performers know is that it is your mindset, and beliefs, that actually lead to a meaningful, impactful, and fulfilling career. So if you really want to build an extraordinary career, forget the tactics and start adopting these powerful belief systems.

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5 Invaluable Life Lessons Josiah Learned From Not Quitting a Job He Knew Was Wrong For Him

Over the course of your career, you will have a lot of different jobs. That means, at some point, you will most likely find yourself turning in that infamous two-week notice. Whether it’s to move on to something better or you can’t bear to stand another day at your work – quitting is something we will all end up doing at some point. Yet, too many people quit for the wrong reasons. They get frustrated or upset and leave without thinking much about it. Josiah, on the other hand, refused to quit a job that he knew in his gut was wrong for him. And what happened to him was nothing that he expected.

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Why Your Resume Doesn’t Really Matter

The job market has never been more competitive than it is today. To put things into perspective, the average job posting gets over 250 applications, making your odds of just getting an interview around 2%. Your chances of standing out, well, are almost non-existent. Not exactly the best way to go about landing your ultimate dream job, is it?

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How to Find Fulfillment When Your Company Doesn’t Give a Sh*t

Let’s face it, at the end of the day, your company doesn’t care if you are happy or not. Companies and organizations simply aren’t built that way. They are built to return profit to their shareholders or owners, not to make you feel good. That’s why finding happiness and fulfillment at work is so hard: It’s up to you to build a great career that you love.

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When You Should Say “No” to a Promotion

The days of taking a job promotion just to move up the corporate ladder are over. People everywhere are turning down more money in return for a better life. And while a promotion could be a great move for your career, it might not always be the right one. So before you order new business cards, it’s important to know when it’s the right time to move up, and when it’s not. 

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The Simple Answer to Being Happier At Work

All of the self-help books, seminars, and courses can be dumbed down into one single goal: Be happier. So why is it that most of us are stuck in miserable, life-sucking jobs with no end in sight? Despite their simplicity, happiness and fulfillment at work aren’t as easy as Justin Timberlake makes it look.

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6 Ways to Fall Back In Love With Your Job

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Close your eyes. Flashback to your first day of your job. It was an exciting time in your career. There were endless opportunities in front of you, so you made a commitment to stand out, to make a difference, and to really crush this new job. Slowly but surely, however, obstacles kicked in that you didn’t expect, or maybe your boss wasn’t as friendly as you had hoped. That optimistic attitude you started with suddenly isn’t so positive anymore.

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