Author Archives: YouTern

15 Tips to Help You Stay Focused Throughout the Day [Infographic]

stay focused

Do you ever find it difficult to stay focused throughout the course of a long day? It happens to the best of us. Sometimes, the monotony of the workday just drags on and our minds begin to wander… like when you’re watching a baseball game and it’s tied at one in the seventh inning. Nothing really exciting happened after that home run by your favorite player in the first. He’s your favorite player because, once, when you were younger, he… wait… What were we talking about again?   

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#InternPro Chat | So Much More Than Work: The Life Experiences That Help Your Career

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Bring your questions and stories to the discussion on Monday, June 10th at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific as we explore our life experiences and the lessons we learned that will help our careers.   

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According to Science: How to Handle a Toxic Workplace [Infographic]

workplace toxicity

Are you in a toxic workplace? One in which bad management and negative attitudes leave you feeling tired, burned-out, or ill. Of course, some of us feel like this after a tough day at work anyway – particularly if you don’t like your job. The reality is, though: Workplace toxicity is directly related to your professional surroundings rather than your individual circumstances. Perhaps your office acts cliquey or gossipy. You witness bullying or a general lack of trust. Or your maybe your colleagues’ ideas and good work tend to get disregarded. If any of these things are happening at work,   

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Chance Encounters: How to Be Elevator Pitch Ready When Opportunity Knocks [Infographic]

chance encounters

You never know when an opportunity will come knocking. Some of the best opportunities come from chance encounters with individuals in a position to further your career. But, as helpful as our resumes are in describing who we are and what we’ve accomplished, we usually don’t carry them everywhere we go. That is why you need an elevator pitch, a short and sweet summary of what you do and why you could be an asset to whoever it is you’re speaking with.   

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Work Friends: You Need Them More Than You Know [Infographic]

work friends

Sometimes we all need a friend. Friends are important. They give us comfort and support, they entertain us and brighten our day, and they’re there for us when we need them. And speaking of needing them, where do we need a lifeline more than at work? Finding work friends to chat with can boost your happiness, health, and productivity. With a few tips on how to make the right approach, forming those new relationships can be pleasant and easy.   

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Personal Automation: How to Free Up Your Spare Time [Infographic]

personal automation

Do you ever feel so busy that seems like there’s no time left for you. Your free time is important, but balancing work with health, hobbies, side hustles, and family can be stressful, and a lot can fall through the cracks. Your career is important to you, so often those other aspects of your life can take a back seat. Fortunately, there’s a surefire way you can reclaim your precious time while making your life significantly easier. Enter, personal automation.   

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