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We all want to be as productive as possible. To do this, we generally focus on our time at work and how we can better manage our time, get more organized, prioritize tasks and plan assignments to get as much done as possible. All this is well and good, but to be as productive as… Read more »

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Burnout is a feeling of exhaustion, of being overwhelmed, of having a lack of energy, and a lack of motivation. Most people attribute the cause simply to overwork, having too much to do and not enough time to do it. But psychologists who study the phenomenon of burnout say that there is a lot more… Read more »

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Many of us are not well equipped to deal with failure in our jobs. And a lot of that has to do with our mindset, how we look at ourselves and our place in the world. Minor setbacks we have no problem with because they cannot harm what truly matters. And what matters is our… Read more »

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As in many other areas of human activity, a large body of conventional wisdom has accumulated surrounding work and managing workers. Much of it is accurate and helpful in improving performance and productivity. But not all of it hits the mark. Some fallacies and misconceptions creep in, which can create more problems than solve them…. Read more »

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If you’re going in for a job interview, you naturally want to make as good an impression as you possibly can. You want to appear poised and confident. The best way to make a good impression is to be prepared — researching the company so that you have as much information about it as possible,… Read more »

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Since the pandemic, workers have been much more concerned about mental health issues and well-being. As a result, companies are paying more attention to the relationship between work conditions and mental health. The office of the United States Surgeon General recently released a report that contained some facts and figures about work and mental health,… Read more »

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It’s Sunday night and the work week is looming over you. You may be feeling a bit of unease or overwhelmed at all of the work you see that is ahead of you. To get a jump on things and improve your productivity and your outlook and bring a more positive attitude, planning your week… Read more »

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Sometimes it can be hard to get moving at work. You’re just not feeling it. You feel like Sisyphus, a figure in Greek mythology, who was condemned to push a boulder up a hill, only to have it roll back down again. In other words, you’ve lost your motivation, your zeal and energy to get… Read more »

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How common is resume fraud? More than 90 percent of those responding to a recent survey said they knew someone who had included fabricated information on their resume. The survey also showed that only about one-third of the fabricators were ever discovered. Among those who were found out, about two-thirds were eliminated from consideration. So… Read more »

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If you have a job opening, you want to fill it with someone who will be able to do the job well. You want someone who will meet the expectations for performance and who will contribute to the growth of the company. Here are some tips on how to find the right person for the… Read more »