New data shows why it can be so hard to get things done By Ray A. Smith If you ever wonder why it can feel there’s no time to accomplish anything at work, consider this: Many of us spend the equivalent of two workdays a week in meetings and on email. That is one of the findingsContinue reading “Workers Now Spend Two Full Days a Week on Email and in Meetings”
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Career Cheat Codes I Know at 36 That I Wish I Knew at 26
by Tim Denning Your career grows when you start taking the opportunities you’re not qualified for. I got trapped in a finance career like a caged lion. Then through a bizarre series of events, I invented my own job. This led me to get access to uncommon opportunities and build an online business that eventually replaced myContinue reading “Career Cheat Codes I Know at 36 That I Wish I Knew at 26”
Remote Work Destroyed America’s Most Profitable Industry
How did tech become America’s most troubled industry? by Luay Rahil America’s most stable companies are laying off so many people every day, and everyone knows why, but no one is willing to say it. In the last few months, you witnessed the collapse of America’s most profitable industry, the tech industry. The tech industry isContinue reading “Remote Work Destroyed America’s Most Profitable Industry”
Here are the Top 10 ‘cheapest cities’ to buy a home in the U.S.
by Aarthi Swaminathan Mortgage rates moved higher last week, likely frustrating would-be home buyers on the prowl for deals. For those who are looking for an affordable home, a new report reveals some of the cheapest cities for real estate in the U.S. The report from personal-finance site Bankrate looked at the top 10 cheapest cities toContinue reading “Here are the Top 10 ‘cheapest cities’ to buy a home in the U.S.”
A four-day workweek pilot was so successful most firms say they won’t go back
15 percent of employees who participated said that “no amount of money” would convince them to go back to working five days a week by Annabelle Timsit If the idea of working four days a week for the same pay sounds like music to your ears, the results of a pilot program from the UnitedContinue reading “A four-day workweek pilot was so successful most firms say they won’t go back”
Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever
by Daniella Genovese/Fox Business Amazon’s workforce reduction – the largest in its history – will begin Wednesday. Earlier this month, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy told employees in a blog post that the company was laying off about 18,000 people as it seeks to cut costs and would begin contacting impacted employees on Jan. 18. “Amazon has weatheredContinue reading “Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever”
Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.
Ugh, you know who I always feel bad for in any office? That co-worker who can make a room go silent just by walking in. OK, that’s an exaggeration. But you know the person I’m talking about: the awkward colleague no one wants to spend any more time around than necessary. What’s worse, he or she neverContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.”
What do you say when asking for a raise? One expert guides you through the conversation.
by Anna Kaufman Asking for a raise can be tough. Even tougher now that the US economy is struggling to rebound after a years-long pandemic and the war in Ukraine which has disrupted the price of everything from grain to fuel. As the job market cools, some employees are asking: Can I still ask for a raise when given more responsibility? How about asking forContinue reading “What do you say when asking for a raise? One expert guides you through the conversation.”
Mental Health Mondays: The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning.
Source: The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning | by Lukas Schwekendiek | Jun, 2022 | Medium Photo: David MOA on Unsplash #bpd, #Productivity, #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder, #MentalHealth, #Work, #Office, #Anxiety, #SelfHelp, #BPDIsNoLongerMe, #Awareness
Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories
by Dan Western The 10 Best Inspirational Short Stories I’ve been reading plenty of these short stories in the past couple of weeks and found the lessons behind them truly wonderful. So I’ve decided to write out this article highlighting the 10 most inspirational short stories I’ve heard. Next to the subheadings, in brackets, I’ve put whatContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories”