Day 1 ~
The Challenge: Ask for an Office
Having your own space isn’t just a reward — it also lowers your stress and boosts your creativity.
Why It’ll Work: If the confines of your cube are driving you nuts, here’s why: A study in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that people who work in cubicles have higher levels of stress hormones than those who work in offices with doors. True, a door between you and the rest of the world means fewer headaches. But more important to your bottom-line boss, open offices increase morale and efficiency.
While You’re At It: Network at work. Meet-and-greets don’t just help when you’re trying to land a new job…