One of the 5 P’s of Life is “Profession” – your work, whether you work for someone or are self-employed. If you’re not satisfied with your work life, then take control and make changes. Set goals for this aspect of life by stretching your skills and expanding your network. Every Wednesday, we offer tips via Twitter to help you with your work life. Below are tips we tweeted last month.

Don’t wait for an annual review to inform employees of shortfalls – provide feedback throughout the year.

When work pushes you and you feel a meltdown quickly approaching take a brisk walk outside to calm your head.

A thank you note may help you land the job unless it’s generic or filled with errors – proofread before you send.

Before asking for a merit increase, research your value in the market and your firm’s profitability.

Even if you’re the boss, it’s okay to apologize for a blunder, jumping to a wrong conclusion or being rude.

Every Wednesday, we tweet tips to help you accomplish your professional goals – follow us on Twitter. References for our tips are found below – click on the title to go to the link.


The Real Problem Isn’t Annual Employee Reviews – It’s Simply Management

How to Bounce Back From a Mini-Meltdown at Work

5 ways your thank-you note could cost you the job

5 Steps Towards A Higher Salary

5 Simple Ways To Be A Good Boss No Matter How Busy You Are