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People start hating their jobs at age 35

admin December 18, 2017 0

Older workers tend to be more unhappy in their jobs than their younger colleagues, according to a survey of more than 2,000 U.K. employees by human resource firm Robert Half U.K. (Shutterstock/File)

Jean Prince was 50 when she started working for a U.K. tech company near Cambridge as a technical author, writing software documentation. “I felt extremely lucky,” she said. But she wasn’t happy. “The workplace…

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Here are websites to find freelance work

admin November 6, 2017 0

Those who want professional freedom can join websites that connect job posters with freelancers. (Shutterstock/-)

In this digital era where you can get an internet connection nearly everywhere, it is easier than ever to find work as a freelancer. Those who want more professional freedom can join websites that…

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Companies encourage holidays, weekends without email

admin September 11, 2017 0

Concerns about intraoffice emails on days off have been raised overseas. (Shutterstock/-)

Corporate employees often feel stressed and unable to relax from dealing with work emails on Saturdays and Sundays. Yet some companies are encouraging their employees to avoid emailing outside of working hours so their…

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The expert’s guide to crying at work

admin August 28, 2017 0

Recent research from the Harvard Business School has found the secret to turning tears into workplace gold: make them evidence of your professional passion. (Shutterstock/File

The conventional wisdom on crying at work is, well, don’t. It’s unprofessional, it makes other people uncomfortable, and women in particular come off as weak when they do it. Yet, despite the stigma, many do it. In one survey of 13,000…

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