Lindsay Tigar

Lindsay Tigar

Lindsay Tigar is a seasoned lifestyle and travel writer. When she’s not busy writing, she’s collecting another passport stamp, taking a boxing class or trying new foods. A full collection of her work can be found at lindsaytigar.com.

Articles by Lindsay Tigar

Happiness

3 ways to tell if your relationship is ruining your career

Giving your best both at work and in love is a tough task for most people, and it's a big reason why work/life balance continues to be a pressing topic for many professionals. Is your relationship hurting your career?

Interview

How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions

Try and craft your own response to these super-hard and super-tricky interview questions, and use these sample responses from real professionals who managed to nail them as inspiration.

Travel

8 lessons you’ll learn if you quit your job to travel

Eight digital nomads share what they learned from quitting their jobs to travel the globe — and how it might be a possibility for you, too.

Health

6 company-wide health challenges for 2018

Improving your overall quality of life, happiness, and health is never a bad idea — regardless of what date on the calendar jumpstarts your inclination.

Health

5 ways to beat the winter blues in your office

Many people suffer from seasonal depression, especially where days become shorter and temperatures drop below freezing. Here's how to beat the winter blues.

Office Life

These are the 4 new rules of OOO

In the new realm of working, where most assignments can be completed remotely and many are expected to check-in on vacation, have the rules of OOOs changed?

Office Life

How to handle a holiday-party hangover at work

Hungover at work and want to put your best foot forward without face-planting? Let these pros teach you a trick or two about how to get better quickly.

Advice

7 indispensable soft skills to develop for 2018

Much like you would continue your education, continuously improving your soft skills, like communication and body language, is essential to success, too.

Office Life

6 quirky gifts to inspire greatness in the new year

Small, seemingly insignificant paperweights, notebooks, and other kitschy holiday gifts can actually make a difference when you need a pick-me-up.

Sleep

The 6 most dangerous sleeping habits for professionals

When a poor night’s sleep — thanks to a last-minute deadline! — becomes less random and more frequent, your performance may start to suffer.

Advice

5 mistakes you’re probably making with your body language at the office

Experts decode office body language and give their best tips on how you can make sure that you match your mind to your mannerisms.

Advice

4 signs you’re headed toward career burnout — and what to do

These are some strong indicators you’re speeding toward career burnout, and how to fix the problem before it's too late.

Advice

4 irrational fears all professionals have

Here are four incredibly common fears all working professionals have — and how to nix ‘them. It is possible if you do it right.

Office Life

The holiday gift guide for everyone in your office

From your work bestie to your boss, we've got the best way to buy holiday gifts for everyone on your office list.

The Future of Work

8 workplace predictions for 2018

From increased opportunities to work remotely to a shrinking number of staff jobs, 2018 has interesting changes in store.

Advice

How to stop being a people-pleaser at work

Experts share their best advice for cutting out that people-pleaser nonsense and, in doing so, gaining the respect — and admiration — you deserve.

Productivity

Here’s how to identify your office ‘work type’ — and what you need to do about it

The further you progress in your career, the more you’ll solidify your working style. Are you a lone wolf? A deadline diva? An office mom or dad?

Advice

8 resolutions you can actually accomplish with what’s left of the year

Eight simple, no-stress, no-brainer resolutions and goals you can totally master before New Year's Eve that’ll improve your life and work performance.

Office Life

5 ways to get your office to eat healthier

You spend half your waking life at the office, so it can have a huge impact on your health. Here's how to eat healthier while you're there.

Departures

6 ways to get ready to quit your job

When it comes to actually making a plan to quit, there are so many things to get wrong. Here's how to get it right when you're ready to leave a job.

Advice

What to do when you don’t want to give a LinkedIn recommendation

Here’s how to know when it's the right move to decline giving someone a LinkedIn recommendation — and how to excuse yourself without causing offense.

Advice

5 ways to get your office to be healthier

Some new employees expect to gain five pounds within their first few months at a new job. Here's how you can buck the trend and make a healthier office.

The future of work

6 absurdly beautiful workspaces you can use all over the world

Live like you are on vacation, and work like you never left the home office.

Happiness

6 job perks that actually inspire employee happiness

For most employees, the largest contributor to their sense of contentment at the office is tied to small, yet significant values the company upholds.

Office Life

5 things you should never say when asking for a raise

Asking for a raise is always tough. It will be even tougher if you make any of these five common mistakes. Here's how to avoid them.