How to Balance Family and Work Time During a Pandemic

March 19, 2020 by Career Chivy

As the country responds to a pandemic, people may have to work from home. Their children may have to stay home from school, as well. That will cause a quick change in everyone's daily routines, and they'll have to restore the balance. Here are some tips for balancing work and family life during a pandemic.  Continue

How to Deal With Depression After a Job Loss

February 20, 2020 by Career Chivy

A job loss can completely turn your life upside down. You may be feeling like you don't know which way is up. This is not an uncommon reaction. Depression can be a problem during a time like this. If you think you are experiencing depression after losing your job, here are a few tips to help you deal.  Continue

Social Media – Friend or Foe in Your Job Search?

January 22, 2020 by Career Chivy

Social media is everywhere. Some wonder if it is a friend or foe in your efforts to find employment. The truth of the matter is that it can be either, or both, depending on how you use social media and how potential employers use it. Your social media profiles and who you follow on social media reveals more about you than you may realize. Continue

How to Handle Cliques in the Workplace

December 19, 2019 by Career Chivy

Have you started a new job, hoping to make new work friends, only to find out there are workplace cliques? Cliques are tight-knit groups of people who won’t let others into the “inner circle.” You might remember these from your early school days. They were the kids who kept everybody else out of their group. Unfortunately, some people carry this bad behavior into adulthood. Here’s what to do when you encounter cliques in the workplace. Continue

What Should You Know About A Company Before The Interview?

November 18, 2019 by Career Chivy

Everyone says you should do your research before going in to a job interview. But no one actually tells you what you’re supposed to find out. Obviously, you shouldn’t have to spend an entire day combing the web so you can write a thesis on every company that deigns to interview you. Continue