Some tech companies in California, United States, are said to allow employees to bring their dogs to the office.
As reported by Antara news agency, the dogs’ presence is seen as a way to help boost employee productivity by relieving stress and improving the work environment.
Santa Monica-based artificial intelligence tech firm GumGum is among the companies that encourage employees to bring dogs to the office. The company’s chief executive Ophir Tanz says that in the …
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There are many ways to handle stress and mental blocks, but it turns out that exercising is one thing definitely worth considering.
Stress from work is said to not only have the potential to disturb mental health but also physical health as it can raise heart disease risks, such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Fortunately, according to the Medicine & Science In Sports & Exercise journal, being fit significantly helps decrease stress levels ….
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More than half of senior managers and business owners here and overseas are feeling under greater stress now than they were five years ago, a survey claims.
Fifty-five per cent in Singapore and 53 per cent globally say they are under more pressure, according to research results released on Thursday.
Common stressful situations encountered here were accommodating last minute changes to meetings, which 75 per cent of respondents here found stressful, and working outside of office hours, which affected ….
It was a strange sight – an all-male panel of CEOs talking about family and equality at the workplace.
But as CEO Shinta W. Kamdani said, men should also be involved in taking care of children and the household, therefore “conversations on family and gender equality […] must also be a man’s business.”
The CEOs are “male champions,” which could be a benchmark for gender equality in the workplace, said Shinta, who leads the Indonesian Business Coalition for ….
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Six months after her baby was born, Amanda Sanchez still couldn’t imagine returning full-time to her job in marketing at Adobe’s Lehi, Utah, offices. Her family’s finances depended on it—but 40 hours a week away from her baby? “You become so attached, it’s so hard to think of being away for an hour at a time,” she said. She hoped to return to work with a more flexible schedule, working from home at least a few days a week, but she hadn’t discussed it with her manager before going on leave. She figured she’d push for it once she got back. “If it wasn’t going to be offered, I’d look elsewhere for it, because it….
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Whether you’re a style virgin, someone who doesn’t think they have style, or already style savvy and just looking to kick it up a notch, these tips can help renew your excitement about your wardrobe:
1. Browse the mall and notice which of the brands or designers tends to attract your eye.
2. Even if these brands are too expensive or don’t fit you, ask yourself what you like about them. Is it the texture, the color, the silhouette?
3. Keep a scrapbook of style inspiration, either in a journal or digitally. Remember to keep updating it every time you see something new that you like because your tastes will evolve.
Cull the scrapbook regularly to get rid of things you….
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