At Work: Play Dumb or Give the Cold Shoulder?

A new study shows that managers play down their competence to appear warmer to their subordinates while the subordinates hide their own warmth in an effort to appear more competent.

Mar 19

Categories: Workplace Issues

GO

Healing the healers

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.

Mar 15

Categories: Other, Workplace Issues

GO

4 Ways your self-image impacts on your performance

Self-image refers to the way in which you view yourself. The way in which you view yourself affects both your belief that you can do something, and your willingness to actually do it.

Jan 9

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Workplace Issues

GO

How Your Boss Can Raise Your Blood Pressure

Work stress hangs around long after you leave the office.

Dec 18

Categories: Workplace Issues

GO

Waiting For a Reply? Study Explains The Psychology Behind Email ...

When you send an email, how long should you wait for a response? Is it OK to follow up a day later? If you haven't gotten a response in a week, should you assume you won’t get a reply?

Dec 1

Categories: Workplace Issues

GO

6 Tips to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Has anyone ever accused you of being a people-pleaser at work? You might have felt put off, thinking, “Yeah, I like making sure everyone in the office is happy. What’s wrong with that?”

Nov 11

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Workplace Issues

GO

Research reveals main reasons why people go to work when ill

High job demands, stress and job insecurity are among the main reasons why people go to work when they are ill, according to a new research.

Nov 9

Categories: Health Psychology, Workplace Issues

GO

Praise from the boss doesn't always motivate us, study finds

Receiving praise and recognition in the workplace motivates us for simple tasks but not for more complex projects, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Greenwich academic.

Oct 23

Categories: Workplace Issues

GO

What Drives Your Happiness With Work?

As a college student, I spent a lot of time thinking about what my work life would be like. I watched the adults in my life and saw that not everyone loved the work they did. Many of them were glad that they could provide for their families, but ...

Oct 21

Categories: Happiness, Workplace Issues

GO

What Drives Your Happiness With Work?

This sentiment that passion and enthusiasm for work is important has become embedded in our culture. But, how do we find work that is meaningful?

Oct 14

Categories: Happiness, Workplace Issues

GO

The Mixed Blessing of Workplace Friendships

According to a recent New York Times article by psychological scientist Adam Grant, “We may be underestimating the impact of workplace friendships on our happiness — and our effectiveness.”

Oct 2

Categories: Friendships, Workplace Issues

GO

The Psychological Toll of being "On Call" all the time from Work

That increasingly common end-of-day feeling: of physically leaving the office, only for it to tag along home. Thanks largely to technology, our availability - to clients, bosses and co-workers - extends into our evenings, weekends and even holidays.

Sep 15

Categories: Stress Management, Workplace Issues

GO

Lufthansa CEO advocates random psych tests for pilots

Random checks of pilots' psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March.

May 26

Categories: Workplace Issues

GO

Top managers most afflicted by disorders, study finds

Alcohol abuse is highest among business owners, while the highest proportion of smokers exists among craftsmen and trades workers. The latter group also has the highest rates of diabetes and hypertension, but among the lowest rates of depression, a ...

May 25

Categories: Workplace Issues

GO

How To Pull Yourself Out Of A Career Rut

Sometimes an event in your personal life can derail positive momentum in your professional career. These disruptions have a tendency to propel you into a state of unrest and uncertainty, where the decisions you make in the moment might not be the ...

May 22

Categories: Workplace Issues

GO
Page(s)1234567