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Health Effects of Sitting too Long at Work

Health Effects of Sitting too Long at Work

Admin | Apr 10, 2017 - 12:55 AM

Sitting for more than three hours at a stretch on a daily basis is substantially detrimental to health. And it may be a primary reason for nearly 4% of all-cause mortality rates in the world. Let’s take a look at health effects of sitting at work and how to overcome them.

Yes. You heard that right. One in every 25 deaths across the globe can be easily attributed to the sedentary lifestyle that has become too common, especially among working professionals in the corporate domain. Just ask ......

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Pipe Dream? Most Teens Don't Have Realistic View of Their Future

Pipe Dream? Most Teens Don't Have Realistic View of Their Future

Admin | Apr 04, 2017 - 11:54 PM

When it comes to their future careers, many teens are going to be in for a rude awakening, new research suggests.

While they may dream of being a musician, athlete or fashion designer, research shows that eventually many give up on those aspirations and end up taking jobs that are much less glamorous, according to a study from a C+R Research.

The study shows that the jobs most teens want don't fit into the current workplace reality. For example, just 1 percent of the teens surveyed want an offi......

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5 tricks for spotting a bad boss during a job interview

5 tricks for spotting a bad boss during a job interview

Admin | Apr 04, 2017 - 01:28 AM

A job interview isn't just about what the employer thinks of the applicant. Job applicants have to make sure they feel comfortable with their prospective boss, too.

The most significant cause of workplace unhappiness isn't salary or vacation days, it's having a bad boss. A bad boss, according to leadership experts, is often unkind, micro-manages employees, is a bad communicator, is absent, doesn't really seem to care about employees' well-being or is guilty of all of the above.

Here are five things......

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6 Simple Ways to Be More Productive at Work

6 Simple Ways to Be More Productive at Work

Admin | Apr 01, 2017 - 01:16 AM

It goes without saying that we end up spending a lot of time at workplace—nearly 40–45 hours a week. And we all have tough days at work when we do not seem to get focus. For some or the other reason, we find it difficult either to concentrate at work that starts affecting our productivity. There are days when we feel overwhelmed and are unable to be meaningfully productive in the workplace.

However, what if we feel like that all the time? Feelings that add on to our stress level and......

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How to Explain Employment Gap to Future Employer?

How to Explain Employment Gap to Future Employer?

Admin | Mar 30, 2017 - 01:53 AM

Landing a dream job is a daunting task in itself, and when there are employment gaps on your resume, needless to say, it becomes even more challenging. Explaining employment gaps in a resume is probably one of the worst nightmares of job seekers.

However, it is also a universal fact that many employees do have gaps on their resumes. And this gap can be owing to several reasons – family problems, health issues, being laid off or may be a sabbatical.

Whatever be the reason, explaining empl......

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The 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in America

The 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in America

Admin | Mar 28, 2017 - 01:06 AM

If money is what you are after in a job, you should consider looking for work in the health care, legal and technology industries, new research shows.

More than two-thirds of the 25 highest-paying jobs ranked by Glass door this year are in one of those three fields.

 Topping the list for the third straight year is physician. The study shows that the median base salary for physicians has fluctuated in recent years. In 2015, the median base salary was $212,270. It dropped to $180,000 last ......

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5 Skills IT Professionals Need to Land a Job

5 Skills IT Professionals Need to Land a Job

Admin | Mar 27, 2017 - 01:10 AM

Information technology is a rapidly growing and changing industry, and the qualifications for those who work in this field can change just as quickly. If you're looking for work in this field, it's in your best interest to stay up to date on the workforce trends.

 "For IT candidates to stand out in a sea of emails and resumes, they should be aware of the latest technology trends," said Dino Grigorakakis, vice president of recruiting at Randstad Technologies, a technology talent and solutions p......

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Tips To Set A Proper Salary For Your Employees

Tips To Set A Proper Salary For Your Employees

Admin | Mar 25, 2017 - 12:57 AM

Determining the proper salary to pay your employees goes far beyond simply settling on a competitive number and offering that figure. There are several factors that should be considered, such as the value of the position to your company, the amount of experience an individual is bringing into your company, fairness of pay throughout your company, room for pay increases, and how much your company can actually afford. Furthermore, each and every business is unique. In order to grow, your company s......

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In a Career Rut? 5 Ways to Achieve Your Work Goals

In a Career Rut? 5 Ways to Achieve Your Work Goals

Admin | Mar 22, 2017 - 11:43 PM

Careers are long. Your goals grow and change with you. Sometimes you find yourself in a rut, questioning whether your job or even career is right for you in the long term.

 "Employees have a greater level of expectations than ever before," said Sean O'Brien, chief administrative officer of PGi, a provider of collaboration software and services. "People want career opportunities [and] better work-life balance. They're keenly interested in doing their jobs, enhancing their corporate goals and per......

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