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A lot of my Work at Home Business Options readers still work outside of the home on a full-time or part-time basis while they transition to a full-time working from home business or job.

Whether you work outside the home or from home…having a bad day at work can really set the mood for the rest of the week. Let’s face it, we all want to have a great day at work.

Here is an informative infographic on How to Have the Perfect Day at Work. As you can see, it all starts with getting a good night’s sleep which I admit, is often hard to do when you have a family and kids to take care of. With that said, I do try to get at least 6 hours of sleep every night and I do make sure I take my vitamins in the morning and eat a good breakfast. How about you?

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So, after reading through the How to Have a Great Day at Work Infographic, what did you learn? What do you need to get better at? Do you have any tips to share with the rest of us? If so, I would love to hear about them, so please feel free to leave me and my readers a few comments. Thanks!

* Infographic is courtesy of Outbox Documents.

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When you’re searching for a job, everyone around you seems to think they know all the answers. While friends and family might be offering good advice, don’t always believe everything you hear. Snagajob, the nation’s largest hourly employment marketplace, has put together a list of the Top 5 Job Search Myths. By separating fact from fiction, hopefully job seekers will have an easier time finding that job that they really want.

The Top Five Job Search Myths:

1. Experience is king
Job seekers often think that if they don’t have experience they won’t be considered for the job, which is far from the truth. Employers have told us they’d hire a candidate with a positive attitude and open availability over who just has the experience. Even better if you’re a triple threat.

2. Apply everywhere possible
When the job search gets frustrating, it can be tempting to put in hundreds of applications and just take whatever you can get but fight the urge. Slow down, take your time and read the job description carefully to see if you would actually be a good fit for the position. You don’t want to waste both yours and the employer’s time by applying to things you aren’t qualified for. And, it won’t be worth it if you get stuck doing a job you absolutely hate.

3. Following up is nagging
In the name of tough love, we’re telling you to suck it up. Even if you feel like you’re being annoying, the employer won’t. In fact, employers have actually told us that they prefer you to follow up on your application. You will stand out among the other applicants and show that you’re really serious about the position.

4. You’ll hear back from every company
You apply and don’t hear anything. You might even go in for an interview and not hear back. We know it sucks, but it happens. Learn how to bounce back and continue your job search wholeheartedly until you have a solid job offer.

5. Employers never check your history
Once you’re hired, you represent your employer on and off the clock. Be prepared for drug tests, background checks and calls to your references. Also, more recently employers have been checking applicant’s social media profiles so clean those up or change your profile settings to private.

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