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Glocomms: A Specialist Commercial Services Talent Partner

While the world of technology continues to grow and influence human advancement, it is the people on the front lines that introduce these game-changing technologies to buyers and end-users. From sales and pre-sales to marketing, customer success, and more, our Commercial Services experts will find the talent you need to build your team and get your product to market.

Whether you are a seed funded, VC backed, early series A-B, already at post-IPO or a global giant, we help disruptive and adaptive technology companies grow. Our European based consultants are trained specialists in their fields, recruiting mid to senior level commercial talent across Cloud & infrastructure, Cyber Security, Big Data & Analytics, Fintech, Managed IT Service Providers, SaaS and more throughout the UK and Europe.

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Commercial Services Jobs

At Glocomms, we're excited about the future of technology commercial services, teeming with opportunities driven by AI, blockchain, and cyber security. We encourage you to visit our website to explore the cutting-edge roles we're filling in this transformative sector. Shape tomorrow's tech world with us; your future begins at Glocomms.

Account Executive Gaming CEE (m/f/d) - Cybersecurity

A leading cybersecurity company, ranked as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, is seeking an Enterprise Account Executive to join its Central & Eastern Europe team. As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will be responsible of driving forward business opportunities, as well as building and developing relationships with new customers. Responsibilities: The role consists mainly of new logo acquisition You will develop a sales strategy in the assigned territory with a prospect list Develop a regional sales plan Achieve/overachieve your quotas quarter by quarter Work in cohesion with the marketing, sales engineering and channel sales teams Skills and experience required: Minimum of 5 years of experience in Enterprise Field Sales Fluent in English and Polish / Romanian or Czech Experience selling Cybersecurity or Cloud Computing solutions Demonstrable track-record of achieving sales goals Hunter/New business development mentality Travel availability Experience selling into eGaming accounts What this job offers you: Clear career progression path Home office flexibility Uncapped commission structure Stock-options The possibility to make your mark on the market How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity or in a career change, please apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact directly to Robin Guth on +49 30 800 98923.

£180000 - £210000 per annum
London
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Account Executive Gaming CEE (m/f/d) - Cybersecurity

A leading cybersecurity company, ranked as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, is seeking an Enterprise Account Executive to join its Central & Eastern Europe team. As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will be responsible of driving forward business opportunities, as well as building and developing relationships with new customers. Responsibilities: The role consists mainly of new logo acquisition You will develop a sales strategy in the assigned territory with a prospect list Develop a regional sales plan Achieve/overachieve your quotas quarter by quarter Work in cohesion with the marketing, sales engineering and channel sales teams Skills and experience required: Minimum of 5 years of experience in Enterprise Field Sales Fluent in English and Polish / Romanian or Czech Experience selling Cybersecurity or Cloud Computing solutions Demonstrable track-record of achieving sales goals Hunter/New business development mentality Travel availability Experience selling into eGaming accounts What this job offers you: Clear career progression path Home office flexibility Uncapped commission structure Stock-options The possibility to make your mark on the market How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity or in a career change, please apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact directly to Robin Guth on +49 30 800 98923.

€180000 - €210000 per annum
Amsterdam
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Account Executive Gaming CEE (m/f/d) - Cybersecurity

A leading cybersecurity company, ranked as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, is seeking an Enterprise Account Executive to join its Central & Eastern Europe team. As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will be responsible of driving forward business opportunities, as well as building and developing relationships with new customers. Responsibilities: The role consists mainly of new logo acquisition You will develop a sales strategy in the assigned territory with a prospect list Develop a regional sales plan Achieve/overachieve your quotas quarter by quarter Work in cohesion with the marketing, sales engineering and channel sales teams Skills and experience required: Minimum of 5 years of experience in Enterprise Field Sales Fluent in English and Polish / Romanian or Czech Experience selling Cybersecurity or Cloud Computing solutions Demonstrable track-record of achieving sales goals Hunter/New business development mentality Travel availability Experience selling into eGaming accounts What this job offers you: Clear career progression path Home office flexibility Uncapped commission structure Stock-options The possibility to make your mark on the market How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity or in a career change, please apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact directly to Robin Guth on +49 30 800 98923.

€180000 - €210000 per annum
Munich
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Account Executive DACH (m/f/d) - SaaS

A fast growing SaaS company, ranked as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, is seeking an Enterprise Account Executive to join its German team. As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will be responsible of driving forward business opportunities, as well as building and developing relationships with new customers. Responsibilities: The role consists mainly of new logo acquisition You will develop a sales strategy in the assigned territory with a prospect list Develop a regional sales plan Achieve/overachieve your quotas quarter by quarter Work in cohesion with the marketing, sales engineering and channel sales teams Skills and experience required: Minimum of 3 years of experience in Enterprise Field Sales Fluent in German and English Experience selling SaaS solutions Demonstrable track-record of achieving sales goals Hunter/New business development mentality Travel availability Experience selling to C-level and business What this job offers you: Clear career progression path Home office flexibility The possibility to make your mark on the market How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity or in a career change, please apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact Robin Guth on +49 30 800 98923.

€170000 - €190000 per annum
Germany
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Senior Sales Director - CCaaS (m/f/d)

A leading SaaS vendor in the CCaaS space is looking for a senior sales leader to join their team in Germany as a player-coach within the Mid-Market/Commercial segment. With this role you will play an essential role within the EMEA team by driving growth and customer satisfaction in the DACH market. Responsibilities: Lead, coach and mentor a team of Mid-Market Sales Executives in the DACH region Maximise revenue generation by acquiring and expanding new logos Manage sales cycles from initiation to closure Cultivate relationships with key stakeholders in prospective accounts Skills And Experience Required: 5+ years of software sales experience, including selling solutions at the C-level, with 3+ years of direct sales management experience Experience in managing and building successful teams of SaaS sales professionals, ideally within the CCaaS/UCaaS domain Bachelor's Degree Fluent German and English What This Job Offers You: Excellent career development path Competitive compensation + SIGNIFICANT equity package How To Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, please apply with the link for a confidential discussion.

Negotiable
Germany
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Account Executive - Asset Tracking

Position: Account Executive (m/w/d) Standort: Hybrid (Karlsruhe) Industrie: Logistik, Intralogistik, Asset Tracking Gehalt: 70.000€ - 90.000€* (80/20) Sprachen: Deutsch und Englisch (C1+) Das Unternehmen: Das 2016 in Karlsruhe gegründete Unternehmen hat sich fest auf dem europäischen Markt etabliert und gilt als einer der Marktführer für IoT-Komplettlösungen für kleine und große Unternehmen. Flache Hierarchien und kurze Entscheidungswege zeichnen sie aus. Hier hat jeder etwas zu sagen, deine Meinung und Kreativität werden nicht nur geschätzt, sondern auch gefördert. Deine Aufgaben: Du führst komplette Vertriebsprozesse von der Kaltakquise bis zum Account Management selbst Akquisition neuer Logos und Ausbau der Marktposition Du arbeitest proaktiv, suchst dir deine Aufgaben und erfüllst deine KPIs. Führen von Vertragsverhandlungen Neue Märkte ergründen durch konsequentes Business Development 25% Reisebereitschaft Profil: Mindestens 5+ Jahre Erfahrung im SaaS B2B Softwarevertrieb Idealerweise Erfahrung mit IoT-Software Fließende Deutsch- und gute Englischkenntnisse Geborener New Logo Hunter Erfahrung im Bereich Logistik/Intralogistik Proaktiv, engagiert, Teamplayer

€70000 - €90000 per annum
Germany
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Oracle ERP Sales Director - Nordics (m/f/d)

Our client is an enterprise digital and cloud transformation partner that engineers excellence for customers in industries such as health-care and life sciences, retail & consumer, manufacturing, financial services, and public sector across 40 countries, including the UK, US, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. They help enterprises decomplex digital and delivers business outcomes with trust, value, and velocity across the spectrum of services including digital experience & engineering, cloud implementations, data, automation & AI, and cloud managed services. A preferred Oracle, Salesforce, Microsoft, AWS and Snowflake partner, they deliver right-fit solutions to both medium businesses and global Fortune 1000 clients. They are now growing across Europe, looking for someone to lead New Business Sales across the Nordics Region (note, this role can also be based in Sweden or Denmark). Key Responsibilities: The role is to hunt and drive the sales effort across assigned sector/industry leveraging all of the copmany's services, solutions, partnerships & alliances. Individuals should have good knowledge and experience of selling in the Oracle or other ERP/HCM solutions, and proven track records to demonstrate the same. Achievement of all sales targets to drive the profitable growth of the business. Provide stakeholders and senior management with regular weekly and monthly status reports and management information demonstrating performance and progress within the sales function. Cultivate effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. Champion the company values and culture acting as a role model for the rest of the team. Skills and Experience: Experience of operating in markets and/or companies with significant levels of cultural diversity Strong Communication and Negotiation skills and excellent skills to connect at Director level and 'CxO' levels. Articulate and with a high degree of numeracy skills to present to the company's leadership team. Outstanding track record in meeting / exceeding sales targets in the immediately preceding last 3 years. Evidence needed. Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a Business related discipline, computer science or ECE with an MBA preferred. Business Development experience of at least 10 years in the technology industry out of which the last 5 years in France preferred. Fluency in regional language + English How To Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, please apply by using the link for a confidential discussion.

Negotiable
Finland
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Sales Director DACH - AI & Analytics (m/f/d)

An up-and-coming AI software vendor is seeking an experienced Account Executive based in Germany to be the first person on the ground in the region. This company's revolutionary platform gives the ability to operationalise Machine Learning and brings AI and extreme data processing to Kubernetes. Responsibilities: The role is largely hunting for new logos This role offers you the chance to be a part of a unique story and shape the future of this company Developing a sales strategy in the territory with a target prospect list, and a regional sales plan Accurately forecasting sales and driving the business Skills and Experience Required: Fluent in German and English Experience selling into enterprise accounts New business focus Previous sales experience gained within software or solution sales organisations Demonstrable track record of achieving sales goals What This Job Offers You: Home office flexibility The ability to make your mark on the market How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, please apply for a confidential discussion.

Negotiable
Germany
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Global Account Executive - RPA (m/f/d)

One of the leading vendors in the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) space is currently looking for a Senior Sales Executive in Germany as they continue their DACH expansion. The ideal candidate would be an accomplished C-level seller with experience driving transformational deals within a set industry vertical. Responsibilities * Vision selling - shaping and driving Intelligent Automation solutions to fit business need * Engaging strategic enterprise customers at C-level to drive transformational deals * Working closely with channel/alliance partners to deliver execution for clients Requirements * Experience selling consultatively to C-suite * Track record of consistent overachievement * Experience selling transformational technologies (e.g. RPA, Automation, BPM) * Ability to manage complex transformational deals * Fluent German + English * Any additional industry experience is a plus Benefits * Cutting-edge technology * Competitive base salary * Annual stock awards and attractive commission plan * Flexible working * Non-hierarchical environment How to apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, please apply for a confidential discussion.

Negotiable
Germany
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Cloud Alliances Manager - AWS/GCP (m/f/d)

An up-and-coming IT services provider with a strong focus on futuristic topics such as DevOps, IoT and Cloud is looking for a Cloud Alliances Manager to manage key alliances across the DACH region. Responsibilities: As Cloud Alliance Manageryou will be a figurehead for the company's Cloud strategy, enabling and supporting all opportunities involving Hybrid and Public Cloud. You will be a close point of contact with hyperscalers such as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform, and will leverage relationships in order to make the company the preferred MSP partner. Recruit and onboard new channel partners Manage key alliances with hyperscalers such as AWS and GCP Act as evangelist to partner community, outlining added value of managed services Requirements: 8+ years of enterprise sales and channel experience Experience and contacts within hyperscaler environment (AWS, GCP, Azure) Strong experience recruiting, onboarding, and managing channel partners Fluent German and English Willingness to travel (50%) Benefits: Educational initiatives Uncapped commission Strong team culture Be part of a high-growth company leading digital transformations with innovative and futuristic solutions How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, please apply for a confidential discussion.

Negotiable
Germany
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Commercial Services News & Insights

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Demand in Data: Exploring the talent challenges and opportunities in the data & tech industry

​The global data analytics market is estimated to be valued at $41.5 billion in 2023 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 30.4% to $345.5 billion by 2028.The data industry has undoubtedly witnessed a remarkable transformation in recent years, driven by the rapid advancement of technologies and an escalating demand for data-driven insights. As this market continues to experience substantial growth, hiring trends are evolving in response to these dynamic changes. Our latest report uncovers:Key opportunities and challenges in the data industryThe most in-demand data rolesTechnical, soft, and business skillsets to keep in mind when hiringSalary guides for key data roles in the USA, Asia, UK, and EuropeKey takeaways and recommendations for both hiring managers and professionals​

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5 secrets on creating a stand out CV

It is hard to stand out from the crowd right? Your CV is up-to-date, you’re saying all the right things, but you’re missing something because your phone isn’t ringing off the hook about new opportunities. Paul Norman, Managing Director Glocomms Europe, has a whopping 10 years of expertise under his belt and is here to help. Discover 5 of Paul’s top secrets on standing out to talent and recruitment managers, including how to get your CV looking top notch and how to make an impact after that coveted interview spot. 1)  It’s a numbers gameLet’s just get the first and most obvious one out of the way. How you have improved sales is the biggest way to stand out amongst the crowd, so stuff your CV with as many impressive stats as possible. And we mean relevant metrics, not that you won the work Fantasy Premier League three years running (while impressive), but order values and average deal cycles.Metrics to include: Revenue you generated Average order value/deal sizeSize of the accounts/customers you’ve managed (for example enterprise or mid-market) Average deal cycleNumber of new accounts (% net new versus existing business) Number of expanded accounts2)  Appearances matter Making your CV easy to digest is a quick way to get noticed. Pop all the key, meaty facts right at the top in an intro and skills section, starting with benefits rather than waffly features. It’s also crucial to beef up your LinkedIn profile when job hunting. Sounds basic but if you’re willing to celebrate your achievements publicly, this will help build your credibility to a potential employer, and they can feel confident that they’re accurate and truthful. #Humblebrag3)  Get geeky – be an expertOnce you’ve shown your top line figures displayed in a good looking CV, it’s time for some context that makes you THE sales specialist to go to. You’ll be top of that pile of CV’s if you can add in territory management, and prove your expertise in certain sectors, so include: Regional expertise and the areas you’ve sold into, such as the UK, Europe, DACH, MENA, APAC, North America etc. Industry vertical specialisms – which sectors do you have specific experience in, for example energy, retail, technology etc. And finally, who you’ve been selling to. Who is your typical contact when selling, are they in marketing, finance, legal, operations etc. From the challenger sales model, identifying pain points, to customer centric selling, this is where you can also explain some of the styles and sales methodologies you excel in as well. Just a quick note here to make sure you can back all this expertise up. We’ve all heard of someone saying they can speak a language and then in the interview they get asked to use those said skills. Awkward. 4)  Inject some personality Got an interesting hobby? Stick it in the CV. Some of the most interesting conversations I’ve had when interviewing often revert back to an unusual interest. And you never know, that hiring manager might be as passionate about karaoke, building Warhammer and flyfishing as much as you. Here is where talent professionals start to get an idea on the type of cultural fit you suit as well. Because we’re not just looking for a top seller, we are looking for some core values. As a general rule of thumb, most sales recruiters are looking for talent with genuine drive and enthusiasm. They also want evidence of resilience, adaptability, and an understanding of the meaning of success.5)  Standing out IRLYou want to stand out for the right reasons in real life. I’m not just referring to a bright top either, but something a little more strategic. Showing you’ve done your research in an interview is basic, but one way to boost your profile post-interview (especially in a long process or with plenty of competition) is to reach out with value-adding information. I’ve seen candidates message the hiring manager afterwards with a relevant news story, or even about a potential lead they’ve spotted, demonstrating that you listened during the interview.Put these secrets to the test.Browse the newest tech sales jobs and send us your CV to take the next step in your career with Glocomms.Or simply get in touch with our team today:

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How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

​​There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impacting every level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors. ​Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and experiences as possible to a workplace leads to integration, success and growth to those businesses who dedicate effort into attracting a diverse talent pool. The first step to make when aiming to achieve a balanced workforce is to ensure job advertisements avoid signs of unconscious bias. This helps present you as a welcoming and forward-thinking employer. You will also discover that your job positions attract a rich wealth of CVs after eliminating bias in your job descriptions. Biased job descriptions can discourage capable and talented candidates from applying for a role they are perfect for, and problems can be found both within the language and content of your job descriptions. Thankfully, it is easy to avoid bias in job descriptions through simple edits and considerations. Follow these rules to attract a diverse and successful talent pool.What is Unconscious Bias?​Though the majority of us strive to encourage inclusiveness and diversity, unconscious bias incorporates the assumptions we make about groups based on gender, ethnicity, age and class due to the structures we live in. When writing job descriptions, this will most often come through in gendered or other biased language.  Unconscious bias can discourage qualified candidates who feel like a description is looking for a specific type of person, and are unintentionally excluded. ​Are Your Job Titles Inclusive?​Unconscious bias affects many aspects of language, through to job titles themselves. Many job titles are gendered, and successful efforts have been made to reframe traditional roles such as chairman (chairperson), fireman (firefighter) and councilman (council member).Even modern descriptors hold a bias. Have you ever seen a job from a hip company seeking a ‘rockstar’, a ‘guru’ or a ‘ninja’? These are fun titles which give candidates a vivid impression of a company's culture, but all of these terms still hold gendered connotations. A mother in her 40s with the qualifications and experience required may not want to apply for a role with ‘ninja’ in the title. These job titles can also give the (often false) impression of a company dominated by men or entrenched in a ‘lad’ culture where others are not welcome. ​Ensure your job titles are gender-neutral, avoid discouraging older applicants and are descriptive of what the job entails (e.g. ‘Magento Build Project Manager’).Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns​This is a fast and effective way of cleaning up your job descriptions, and a simple rule to follow when advertising new roles. Don’t include gender-specific pronouns in your job description. Stick to they/their and you when referring to the candidate. ‘S/he’ is also an acceptable replacement for gender-specific pronouns,  This rule also applies to collective nouns. Phrases such as ‘guys’ can be easily replaced with ‘team’ or ‘folks’. Check For Biased Language​This is where judgement can be more complicated. When describing the ideal candidate for a role, job descriptions do lean towards using phrases which contain unconscious bias. For example, typically masculine traits include ‘assertive’ and ‘competitive’. While women have every ability to be assertive in the workplace, this can also be viewed as loyalty and supportiveness through a ‘feminine’ lens. This also works the other way. Roles which may be classically applied to by women may include words such as ‘bubbly’ or ‘nurturing’ to unconsciously encourage female applicants and discourage applications from men. Avoid Presenting A Toxic Work Culture​When presenting your work culture, language choices can give applicants the vision of a ‘bro’ culture of after-work beers, chats about matchday and, in worse case scenarios, sexual harassment. Phrases such as ‘work hard, play hard’ and ‘banter’ will not only put off the majority of female applicants but many men too. Consider the wide spectrum of lifestyles your potential applicants could follow and elements of your work culture which will appeal to many, not just a single generation or lifestyle.Consider Your Job Requirements​Alongside bias in language, the general content of your job applications are worth reviewing to make them more inclusive. This includes avoiding job descriptions which contain an exhaustive list of skills needed for the role. In general, men are usually much more confident in their suitability for the roles they apply for, even if they don’t have all of the required skills for the role. Meanwhile, women are much more cautious about applying for roles. The more in-depth and specific a job description is, the less likely a qualified or near-qualified woman will apply for it, even if she ticks more boxes than a male applicant. Avoid this by outlining only the absolutely essential requirements for the role (such as education levels, years of experience, skills qualifications) followed by general ‘desired’ or ‘nice to have’ requirements. This will lift barriers to entry which often stop those with low confidence or imposter syndrome to apply. Provide a smaller amount of boxes to ‘tick’ to attract a larger and higher quality range of candidates. ​The best approach is to create descriptions which use succinct and direct language. Make your descriptions easy to follow, read and digest. Use Online Tools To Eliminate Bias in Job DescriptionsLarger companies have now invested in software to help highlight and change job descriptions and other materials to remove signs of unconscious bias. Recruitment software OnGig uses a text analysis tool to help remove biased language. Textio is a leading ‘augmented writing’ software for recruiters which will eliminate gendered or biased language or job requirements while still ensuring your chosen language has the passion and impact you want to encourage applications. ​​Want to learn more about diverse recruitment strategies? Contact Our Team​

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5 Self-Care Practices that Put Your Mental Health First

​​In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weight of the past twelve months on their shoulders. Social isolation, video call fatigue, and an increase in employee burnout are some of the driving factors impacting the lives of so many this year. Whether you are struggling to stay motivated, feeling overwhelmed about returning to the office, or the pandemic has taken a strain on your overall mental health, making room for wellness practices may help you achieve a mentally healthy mind, body, and soul. Here are 5 strategies to get you started!​1. Get MovingStudy after study shows that exercise improves your mental and physical wellbeing. Even though exercise itself acts as a stressor, it reduces the harmful effects of other stressors and can act as a remedy to stress, depression, and other negative emotions. Overwhelmingly, the evidence shows that exercise helps your brain to function properly by increasing cerebral blood flow, which has positive effects on mental health, cognition, and brain activity. While the wet weather may make a jog seem less than appealing, there are plenty of ways you can incorporate a little bit of movement into your work day. Take the stairs instead of the lift. Take at least 20 minutes away from your laptop and go for a walk outside and grab yourself a coffee from that great place down the street, whatever the weather. Small steps can make a big difference to your mood. It’s recommended that the average adult should seek to achieve 10,000 steps of daily activity, so boost your mood by taking walk intervals between work and home. ​2. Declutter your WorkspaceScientists have found that a cluttered environment may make it more difficult for us to focus. Researchers hypothesize that multiple objects compete for neural representation in the visual cortex – explaining why we may feel more unfocused when there’s a lot of clutter around us. Having an organized place for all your essentials can enable you to think more clearly while working; improving productivity and reducing stress levels. Invest in some personal items to make your space feel more pleasant. Add a luscious green plant to purify the air or a framed photo of someone you love. All these things can serve as a motivator for why you work hard at what you do.If you’re working from home, the distinction between your workspace and your living space might have been blurred. To remedy to this disruption, create boundaries. Close your laptop, put your notebook away and come back raring to go.​3. Music Music can have a profound effect on your mood. Similarly to exercise, listening to music can improve blood flow, lower levels of stress-related hormones like cortisol, and ease pain.According to Kim Innes, a professor of epidemiology at West Virginia University’s School of Public Health, music seems to “selectively activate” neurochemical systems and brain structures associated with positive mood, emotion regulation, attention and memory in ways that promote beneficial changes. A 2015 review in The Lancet found that people who listened to music before, during, or after surgery experience less pain and anxiety compare to those who didn’t listen to music. Most astonishingly, they didn’t even need as much pain medication.You just need to find the right playlist.​4. Connect Altruism has many personal benefits. Using MRI scans, multiple neuroscience studies have found that when we do something nice for someone else, the brains activate in regions that signal pleasure and reward.Stuck for ideas on how to add a little altruism to your work day? Here are a few suggestions of what you can do: Pass it on: Pay for a stranger’s coffee or donate to charity. Reconnect with someone: Drop a text or LinkedIn message to an old colleague you haven’t spent time with in a while.Give an unexpected gift to a colleague: Give them a book they mentioned they wanted to read or surprise them with a delivery of their favorite pastry in the morning.Thank someone who made a difference to your professional life: Whether a teacher, professor or mentor, let someone know how they helped you with your career.Keep track of your acts of kindness to reinforce a positive association between work and those fuzzy feelings.​5. Find a new job that makes you happyIf all of the above fails, perhaps it’s time to rethink your job. If your stress at work spills into your home life and most days at work seem to make you unhappy, maybe your role is the root of the problem. Whether you have an unsupportive boss, an unclear path to promotion, or feel undervalued, there are many valid reasons for feeling unhappy in your job.Alternatively, if you don’t want a career change and working patterns arise as the problem, ask your employer for strategies to reduce stress. Although it may be a challenge to find a job that offers the perfect recipe, pursuing a new career path may help build a healthy self-esteem and boost your overall well-being.Need help? Feel free to get in touch with us, for personal career advice. 

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