Benefits of Work;

Working is fundamental to our wellbeing and gives us a chance to use our gifts and skills to support ourselves and others, thereby fulfilling our potential and purpose; You can be working in a job for convenience or in your area of purpose.

There is a difference between doing a job (vocation);  and working in your area of purpose or passion;

Your area of purpose is usually something you care deeply about (passion), enough to make a notable difference. This passion keeps you motivated and driven against all odds. While a lot of jobs are often something people do just to earn a living or to make ends meet but not necessarily passionate about. However, working at a job can be your path to get to your area of passion. Therefore your job is still beneficial if you have a plan of direction.

Most importantly, one is always better off working any legitimate job than doing nothing.

In seeking to get into work, it is vital to identify what your core strengths are. Knowing this will help you plan your direction in work even when you have started in an area of vocation you are not necessarily passionate about – This ensures you are not stuck in this vocation and subsequently end up frustrated and unfulfilled.

The benefits of work;  
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How to Keep a Positive Attitude to Work;

A positive Attitude to work is vital to success in the workplace.

Keeping a positive attitude to work will make you enjoy your job, earn you a promotion and most importantly, keep you on track towards achieving your professional goals – The right attitude attracts new opportunities because more people are happy to work with you. As the proverbial statement goes;

‘Your attitude determines your altitude’


7 ways to keep a Positive Attitude at work;

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Dress to impress for work;

Dressing to impress is not just about what you wear, but includes your overall personal presentation;

Dressing to impress for work is not necessarily about dressing expensively, but rather, wearing clothing suitable for the work place. This includes looking clean and confident with good personal hygiene and grooming. Make an effort to incorporate a bit of style that will make you stand out and reflect your personality.


The images show examples of business outfits for men and women, especially for work interviews or a corporate work environment.

To maintain the right impression at work, personnel should ensure clothes look clean, ironed and smart. Men should stick to subtle colours (Unless role states otherwise). Also, coordinating colours of trousers, socks and shoes work well together.

Women should avoid very high heel shoes as they are uncomfortable and unsuitable for work. For women, tops that show a lot of cleavage can be distracting and transmit the wrong message within an office environment. Women should stick to proper business dress code to retain respect especially amongst their male colleagues.

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