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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New skills to learn via online courses

admin July 24, 2017 0

Learning things online for free is very easy these days. (Shutterstock/-)

Not interested in those online university courses your parents keep nagging you about? We feel you. But who says online learning is limited to academic courses only? Below are 21st century skills you should…

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How to be more productive at work

admin July 19, 2017 0

Being productive at work isn't all about the working environment; it also has a lot to do with how we manage our professional habits. (Shutterstock/File)

Workplace productivity isn’t all about the environment; it’s also about personal management. From an employer’s point of view, the more productive an employee, the more the employer benefits: more incoming phone calls, more media coverage, better designs, and…

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