How to Open Up to Your Boss to Discuss Workplace Stress and Challenges…So You Don’t Have to Quit!

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Feeling stress in your job is a normal part of your finance career. Regularly feeling overwhelmed and anxious isn’t. If you feel unreasonably stressed at work, you need to talk with someone. Learn how to open up to your boss to discuss workplace stress by following these guidelines. When it comes time to find a new finance job, contact Alliance Resource… Read more »

The Key to Showing Your Manager You’re Ready for More Responsibility When Working on a Contract Assignment

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he Key to Showing Your Manager You're Ready for More Responsibility

As a leading finance professional working in contract positions, you know that employees who do more work get ahead. When you accept greater responsibility and get higher profile assignments, you’re the first to be noticed when higher positions or salary increases become available. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to ask for the duties and… Read more »

Struggling to Focus? Take a 20-Minute Walk to Refocus Before Your Afternoon at Work

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Taking a Walk During Your Workday

Like most people, you probably experience a mid-afternoon slump during work. Feeling tired can increase frustration, induce stress, and make it hard to focus. To combat these issues, schedule a 20-minute walk during work each afternoon. In addition to improving your health, you will elevate your mood, feel more creative, and be able to focus on your work. When thinking about a… Read more »

Why You Should Always Take an Interview…Even If You’re Not Actively Looking for Work

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The best employees always are on the lookout for job opportunities. They like keeping their options open, sharpening their skills, and learning to interact with different personalities. Even if top talent is not looking to change employers, they appreciate seeing what is out there and how their jobs compare. When you are in the market… Read more »

Stop Skipping Lunch! Even If You’re Busy…Everyone Needs a 30-Minute Break to Refuel and Recharge

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As a busy leader, you may be constantly finishing tasks and completing projects. You also may believe that you have no time for breaks. Although you might think that working through lunch will help you remain productive, the opposite is true. You are more efficient and effective when you take regular breaks, including a lunch break. For help… Read more »

Is Your Work-Life Balance Tipping Out of Control?

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Like most people, work may be invading your personal life. You may be racking up hours in an attempt to get promoted. Or, you could have more work than one person can handle and be trying to get everything done on time. However, poor work-life balance mean you probably feel fatigued and unable to think clearly or work productively. Family and friends probably feel… Read more »

How to Mentally Prepare for a Workplace Presentation When You’re Typically More Introverted

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As an introvert, you probably are more comfortable alone or in a small group than with a crowd of people. However, there will be times at work when you need to deliver a presentation to a potentially large audience. Because you already have the knowledge and skills needed to deliver, your focus should be on preparing your… Read more »

Top Tips for Overcoming Career Shift Anxiety and Nerves

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Navigating a career change causes anxiety. Changing your commute to interact with a new manager and colleagues in an unfamiliar office space is stressful. Even though you took the job to expand your professional path, the desire to make a good impression and excel at your job duties most likely is high. Use these tricks… Read more »

The Secret to Managing Your Email Inbox Effectively!

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Although email is an extremely effective communication tool, it can hinder productivity. If you are like most people, you may spend more than a quarter of each work day reading and answering emails. As a business leader, answering hundreds or thousands of emails daily drains your time and energy. To maximize your time and minimize… Read more »

Is Now the Time for a Career Change?

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Career Change in Orange County

Like most people at some point, you may be wondering whether to continue doing the work you do or make a change. Maybe you dread getting up in the morning and forcing yourself to go to the office. Perhaps you have been in the same field for years but have lost interest. Because you spend… Read more »