How to Deal with “You’re fired’

Whether you loved the job or hated every day of it, getting fired is a hard situation to deal with. Quitting a job in order to move on to bigger and better things is an amazing experience, but when you are told that you are fired, it is a big blow to your ego. Here are a few tips on dealing with getting fired: Tell The Truth At this point probably the worst thing you can do is lie when explaining why you got fired. If you’ve been fired and are then caught in a lie, that makes you a liar who got fired so you’ve got two strikes against you. Loss of Relationships For many people, their closest relationships are with people at work and losing them can be painful. The best way to mitigate this is to have many positive relationships outside of work also. And of course increasing your employability lets you quickly find a new job and new relationships at work. Throw Out Emotion If you are fired, do your best to approach the remainder of the dialogue with calm integrity, rather than anger. You will most likely be feeling hurt, angry, frightened and nervous.  “What am I going to tell my family?  How is this going to affect my career?”  These are all common questions, and you’ll have time to focus on them later.  Reacting to these emotions may cause you to say things that you wish you hadn’t, and it’s best to keep yourself calm and try to get something positive from the situation, if possible. Make a Plan Once you know where...

Healthy Soup Recipes

Healthy soup recipes benefit our body and soul on so many levels. They help us to slow down aging process, lose weight, and maintain our heart health. We might not realize that healthy soups are ideal for delivering minerals to our body cell, therefore keeping us hydrated and our energy level high. Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Ingredients Olive oil – 2 tsp Garlic (minced) – 4 cloves Onion (diced) – 1 medium Ribs celery (diced) – 2 large No salt added diced tomatoes – 3 15 ounce can Water – 2 cups Salt – 1/2 tsp Dried oregano – 1 tsp Pure maple syrup – 1 tsp Leaves fresh basil (chiffonade) – 10 Parmigiano-reggiano (grated) – 1 ounce Place the olive oil in a large saucepan fitted with a lid over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook for two minutes. Do not let the garlic brown. Add the onion and cook for another three minutes, then add the celery and cook for another three minutes. Add the tomatoes, water, salt, pepper and oregano. Stir and reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for thirty minutes, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool slightly, and then using an immersion blender, puree the soup until almost smooth. Serve topped with the grated parmesan. Vegetable Soup Recipe Ingredients (14 ounce) can chicken broth – 1 Water – 1 cup Potato, diced – 1 large Carrots, sliced – 2 Stalks celery, diced – 2 Chopped fresh green beans – 1 cup Fresh corn kernels – 1 cup Salt and pepper to taste Creole seasoning to taste In a large stock pot, combine broth, tomato...

What Makes a Good Secretary?

As the ‘eyes and ears’ of a company, secretarial and business support professionals handle the day to day administration for an individual, network or team. With their unique overview of the company, secretarial and business support staff is regularly called upon to make business important decisions – it’s no exaggeration to say that an executive is only as good as their secretary or personal assistant. A secretary’s job is mostly manage routine office work, like making coffee, or taking in calls for your boss. However, a secretary’s job is not only attending phone calls and making coffee. There are a whole lot of other duties and responsibilities that go with it. Skills of a Good Secretary:- •    Organized approach •    Communication skills •    Personable phone manner •    Initiative •    IT literacy •    Honesty and discretion •    Time management •    Working under pressure •    Professionalism •    Project management skills These are the basics, but there will always be elements specific to the role. You could say that the most valuable asset an administrative assistant can have is the ability to think on their feet. What do you think are the qualities a good secretary? Post your ideas in the...

Good Qualities of a Good Boss

A proverb says “The fish starts to stink at the head”. So the boss of a company is a very important person. First of all, he or she must be impartial. I personally think that it is very crucial to make a technical decision, think about somebody’s promotion, etc. impartially. For instance, my friend is a supervisor on a dairy mill. It is his family’s business so a lot of his relatives work there. But he never promotes someone because he or she belongs to his family. I think it is a good quality for a boss. A good boss should exhibit the following characteristics: •    Helps employees understand the role they play in helping the organization achieve its aims. Understand what motivates each individual who works for you. •    The Boss who communicates with his employees is a treasure. Time to time, he should communicate with each and every employee individually. •    A boss should listen to the problems, suggestions and the ideas of the employees. Sometimes an employee can suggest an idea that is beneficial for the organization. •    Helps the employees under them achieve and develop their skills. •    Not threatened by creative individuals: Is willing to judge an idea on its merits. In Addition – To be a good boss, you need certain qualities. There are many opinions of what makes a good leader. I believe that leaders are made, not...

What to See in Qatar – Qatar Attractions

Doha city was founded in 1850 as Al-Bida. It was made capital of the British protectorate of Qatar in 1916, and remained so when, in 1971, the nation won independence. Britain indeed decided to withdraw from the Arabian Gulf area at this time. Qatar then adopted a provisional constitution declaring itself an independent Arab country with an official religion of Islam, using Shari’ah as the prime source of legislation and Traditional Arabic as an official language. The Gold Souq The Doha Golf Souq brings intricate hand-made jewelry in small workshops, traditional cartouche, and pearls. For visitors who love gold, precious stones, silver or pearls, then Doha Gold Souq is the right place for shopping. Al Thakira The mangroves swamps located at the mouth of this estuary make a welcome change of scenery from the desert, as well as being the home to a range of wildlife. Desert Trip Visit Qatar’s beautiful desert. you can go there with your family and kids. There’s lot more things waiting for you there. Spiral Mosque Spiral mosque of the Kassem Darwish Fakhroo Islamic Centre is a recent construction – It has become in a few years one of Doha’s most famous landmarks. Camel Racing Visit the camel racing stadium in Shahaniyya, and either watch the camels in training and have a camel ride or watch the...

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