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

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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

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Cajoling and Betraying Trust

Is cajoling always effective?

Apr 13

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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

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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

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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

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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

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How to score the interview?

All of us wants to have meaningful jobs in workplaces. A job at Google would probably be one of the most sought after job. How to get hired?

Mar 20

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How to catch someone lying?

The purpose of these airport security screening interviews is to catch deceptive people. Would you be able to spot someone that is lying? What if you let a criminal through the security? Most importantly, can these few liars be caught effectively?

Mar 14

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A quarter of domestic helpers in Singapore surveyed found to have ...

Between November 2013 and May last year, migrant worker welfare group Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (Home) conducted a survey on 670 maids and found out that about a quarter of those surveyed could be classified as having poor ...

Mar 11

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Jokey team meetings are more productive, as long as people laugh along

Science suggests a funnier workplace should be a more effective one, encouraging positive mood and a playful, open approach. But much of the evidence to date rests on theoretical argument or lab experiments. Now a new study of genuine team meetings ...

Feb 21

Categories: Happiness, Workplace Issues

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Why plants in the office make us more productive

'Green' offices with plants make staff happier and more productive than 'lean' designs stripped of greenery, new research shows.

Feb 10

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Why Companies Want Staffers With Happy Spouses

Todd Pedersen, chief executive of home-automation company Vivint Inc., says there's a connection between the state of his employees' relationships and their productivity levels. "When my wife's sad, I am not coming to work with a bounce in my ...

Jan 22

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Workplace Issues

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Reverse psychology: How bad managers inspire team camaraderie

An unfair, uncaring manager makes for an uncertain working life, one characterised by stress, absenteeism and poor performance. But new research suggests a silver lining: when the boss is unjust, team members come together.

Jan 19

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