Ever wondered if remote work is for you? Working in your pajamas and answering calls from your bed might sound great in theory, but doing that every day of the week is actually just a recipe for depression and neck pain.
Lots of people don't realize that you need to have the discipline to set good boundaries if you actually want to make working from home work for you. You don't want to get to a place where you're confining yourself to your house, working 12 hour days because you don't know how to leave work at work... when "work" is also your home.
In my mid-20s I developed a brain tumor that needed to be surgically removed (7 years tumor free today, woo hoo!). After recovering from brain surgery and realizing that the job I had may have been a contributor to my stress, I took a hiatus from working to concentrate on finding myself.
After discovering what really made me happy (making bagels from scratch) and what made me not so happy (how I felt after eating a ton of bagels from scratch), and my savings started to dwindle, I decided I needed to figure out how to get back to work after my career break.
So you've finally had the interview you were waiting for, and now you want to know the best way to follow up. Enter the thank you email. You should send a follow-up email thanking your interviewer(s) and reiterating your interest in the position. In this article, we'll review guidelines for following up by email after an interview.
Business travel can be fun: making new professional contacts, crushing your meetings, and not feeling bad about finally cracking open the novel that's been on your reading list forever (because what else are you supposed to do while you wait for your plane to board?).