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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Do interviewers decide hiring decisions within first 4 minutes?

First impression counts. Is that saying true? Or rather, do interviewers make their hiring decision within the first four minutes of an interview and spend the remaining time looking for information to back up their gut judgement.

May 9

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Critically Examine Information to Avoid Garbage In, Gospel Out

Do you know that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone?

Apr 20

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Your Voice Is The Secret To Getting Hired

If you want the job, you better speak up: Your voice carries a personal power that assures people of your intelligence and competence in a way that mere written words can’t.

Apr 14

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Cajoling and Betraying Trust

Is cajoling always effective?

Apr 13

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Time Pressure Facilitates better decision-making

The study looks at a hypothetical aeroplane crash over a city. Nearly 200 professionals were split into separated rooms based on the sector that they belong to. Ie. Transport, police, etc. They were all given realistic data according to their ...

Apr 10

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Asking Advice Makes a Good Impression

What do you do when you cannot figure out how to finish a tricky task at work? Or you are lost on back roads? One thing most people know to avoid for sure: asking for advice. It is inconsiderate. We do not want to bother others.

Apr 8

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Mindfulness at work

At work can seem like the hardest place to practice mindfulness given the many demands and responsibilities we have to manage on a daily basis. Yet in the office is where we stand to really benefit from being mindful.

Apr 7

Categories: Mindfulness, Workplace Issues

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Importance of allowing personalisation of workspace

Football clubs merchandise laid across the desk, polaroid photos stringed at the desk pin board. The reason to bringing personal objects in the workplace is being explored.

Mar 28

Categories: Career Development and Change, Workplace Issues

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Should Airline pilots regularly have their mental health assessed?

The latest theory about the French Alps airline crash is that it was deliberate. Every time one of these incidents occurs - and they are extremely rare - a question arises in media coverage: are airlines taking enough precautions to check the mental ...

Mar 27

Categories: Workplace Issues

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