Career

5 strategies for overcoming your fear of the unknown

Making a career change can be one of the biggest decisions a person can make, with so many considerations to factor in.

There seems so much at stake – income, our social standing, managers, the commute, culture, flexibility, and the challenge and enjoyment we expect our work to bring us. If only we could test out our next potential job before taking it. Wouldn’t that be nice?

Why your co-workers are your closest friends

If you're sitting at your desk look at the people around you. They are some of the best friends you'll ever have. New research shows that people's closest friendships are formed with their colleagues – particularly if their workplace environment is stressful.

Most modern workplaces are stressful and people who feel like they've got the support of others feel less stressed.

First published on The Advertiser.

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