When to Quit a Job

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Deciding to quit a job can be a difficult and complex decision, but there are certain circumstances that can make it a necessary step. Here are a few common reasons that might prompt someone to consider quitting their job: 1. Lack of Growth Opportunities: If you feel that you have reached a dead end in… Read more »

How to Deal With Conflict in the Workplace

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Conflict in the workplace can arise for a number of different reasons, including personality clashes, competing priorities, and misunderstandings. It is important to address conflicts as soon as they arise in order to prevent them from escalating and poisoning the work environment. Here are some steps you can take to deal with conflict in the… Read more »

Giving an Effective Presentation

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Giving presentations is an integral part of many jobs. One of the most popular ways of doing this is by using PowerPoint. But there are certain guidelines you should follow to make your presentation as effective as possible. Here are a few. The audience First thing to do is think about your audience, because this… Read more »

How to Handle Rejection

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You recently interviewed at a company that you really want to work for. You thought the interview went reasonably well, but they have just notified you that they are hiring someone else for the position. What now? Here are a few tips. 1. Try to be stoical about it. Being rejected is certainly a blow… Read more »

Making the Most of the Performance Review

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No one looks forward to performance reviews. Many see them as just a waste of time. They don’t believe that the reviews accomplish very much, with evaluations that are often vague and general and not much use to the employee. But performance reviews don’t have to be this way. They can actually be a great… Read more »

Improving the To-Do List

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To-do lists are a common time management tool among many workers today. It’s a very basic tool for a simple purpose, but there are some easy tweaks you can make to your lists to make this tool more useful and effective in boosting productivity. Here are some of them. 1.Make multiple lists This will enable… Read more »

The Real Causes of Burnout

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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 »

Some Commonly Held Beliefs About Work That Are Not True

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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 »

Work and Mental Health

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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 »

How to Deal with Dishonest Resumes

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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 »