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Employees are Feeling Burdened by Work

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Are you feeling overwhelmed at work? Many people are, according to a recent survey. In fact, one-third of all employees feel that they just have too much work, more than they can handle, the study says. Ironically, the same skills that have helped many to perform better have led to them trying to do too… Read more »


How to Improve Your Time Management

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In this day and age when people are deluged with work and doing more and more at the office, time management has become more than just a nice catchword. It has become absolutely essential. Everyone now needs to learn how to manage time effectively if they are going to perform well at their jobs. The… Read more »


When it Comes to Company Culture, Good Leaders Set the Example

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A company’s culture is set by the leaders of the organization, even when it isn’t done so actively. Often, employees look to upper management as guides for their actions, and leaders who lack integrity or distrust their workforce will create a culture that harbors resentment or encourages poor behavior. To have a positive company culture,… Read more »


How Wellness Programs Affect Productivity

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Traditionally, wellness programs have been touted as a way to lower the cost of health insurance for companies and to reduce employee absenteeism. One study showed that for each dollar a company spends for wellness, it saves $3.27 in healthcare costs and $2.73 in absenteeism costs. However, recent research has found a definite causal connection… Read more »


What to Do If You Have Gaps in Your Employment History

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Job seekers can have gaps in their employment history for a variety of reasons. Some took time away from the working world to raise a family, some decided to change careers and had to take time off to refocus their education in a new direction, and others simply had difficulties finding a new position after… Read more »


How to Innovate

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Businesses are always looking for new ideas. Creativity and innovation are at a premium. And there is no lack of information out there on how to improve creativity or how to be more innovative. Much scientific research has been devoted to the problem as well. And this research has found that creativity and innovation is… Read more »


Last Minute Interview? No Problem!

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Sometimes you won’t get much notice to come in for an interview.  And, if you’re really interested in the position, it is often best to make it work.  But just because you have less than 24 hours to get prepared, that doesn’t mean you can’t do some prep to ensure you make a great impression. … Read more »


These Two Negotiation Tips Will Get You the Number You’re Looking For

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You’ve done it! The interview went great, and now you’re sitting with a job offer in your hands. While it may seem like the hard part is over, there is one more step you need to take before starting the position: Negotiating the salary. And whether you’ve never done it before or this isn’t your… Read more »


Steps to Take If You Disagree with Your Boss and Need to Tell Them

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At some point in your career, you’re practically guaranteed to disagree with your manager. Often, it’s easy to become emotionally invested in your position, but letting your anger or frustration come out isn’t likely to solve the issue. If you feel the problem needs addressing, there are steps you can take to handle the situation… Read more »


A Few Productivity Tips

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Hundreds of books have been written about productivity. So, there is a lot of advice and information out there about how to enhance productivity. Some experts have culled through all of those books and winnowed out what they believe are the best tips on how to increase your productivity. Here are a few of them…. Read more »