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Tips for reducing stress at work

Tips for reducing stress at work

Admin | Apr 13, 2017 - 12:29 AM

Stress has a unique way of impacting each and every one of us from time-to-time. In the office, it is especially prevalent. According to recent data produced by Accountemps, more than half (52 percent) of workers said they are stressed at work on a day-to-day basis. Even more troubling: 60 percent reported work-related pressure has increased in the last five years. And if you are in the legal, insurance or healthcare industries, you are likely feeling the heat more so than any other profession.

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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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25 Ways To Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

Admin | Jan 03, 2017 - 12:33 AM

If you are feeling a rush of new-year euphoria, jump on it -- because it won't last! Take a moment or a couple of hours within the next three days to sit down and think about the upcoming year.

Create a vision for yourself, looking back twelve months from now. What do you want to be different in your life and career in January, 2018?

You deserve to get altitude on your life and career, at this momentous moment! It's a new year and a new chance to follow your path wherever you want to go.

Here a......

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Job roles for women technologists in 2017

Admin | Dec 29, 2016 - 12:15 AM

The technology landscape is changing gears very rapidly. In our survey of over 3,100 IT and business executives globally, 86 per cent of respondents anticipate the pace of technology change to increase rapidly or at an unprecedented rate in their industry over the next three years. Organisations moving at the speed required for a digital business realise they need to develop new skills, new processes, new products, and whole new ways of working.

So what does this mean for the technology talent ......

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7 careers to watch out for in healthcare sector in 2017

Admin | Dec 23, 2016 - 12:24 AM

With the healthcare industry looking at a positive 20% growth in times to come, some career streams are geared to gain more momentum than others considering a series of factors that include business models, market needs and individual lifestyle. Some hot careers to look forward to as we ring in the New Year are:

1. Clinical Psychology: This specific stream of psychology deals with diagnosis, treatment and improvement of intellectual disabilities in people. With a sudden need to understand ......

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Don't Let These 7 Fears Prevent You From Pursuing What You Love

Admin | Oct 31, 2016 - 11:17 AM

Am I living up to my potential?

This question used to eat at me. I know so many people who continue to ask it of themselves.

My answer was ‘no’ because I was living someone else’s life. I was acting a part. Playing a role. Wearing a mask.

When the psychic pain was too much I elected to turn off a part of myself to numb the pain.

In honest moments I let it slip to others that I was concerned with whom I was becoming.

I was choosing to behave in ways others approve or accept......

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How To Build Respect With Difficult People

Admin | Oct 26, 2016 - 11:18 AM

At our last leader training, we asked a simple question. “Show of hands. Who here has a difficult team member who they feel they just can’t build respect with?” Across the room, hands shot up. CEOs of large companies, HR leaders, small business owners, and mid-level managers: everyone raised their hands. There was not a single person in the room who didn’t appear to be exasperated, frustrated, and tired of trying to find a solution to this common problem—difficult p......

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Loyalty Marketing Gets Personal: 4 Tips for Retaining Customers

Admin | Oct 21, 2016 - 10:44 AM

Smart businesses know that it costs less to retain existing customers than it does to acquire new ones. That's why so many brands are focused on loyalty marketing  campaigns designed specifically to bring in repeat business and referrals.

But it's not enough to just send out a generic, "Hey, come back!" email to previous customers. In today's market, you need to personalize your loyalty campaigns to fit your customers' needs.

"Loyalty marketing needs to be personalized because, at its core, you ......

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3 Simple Phrases That Will Make You A Star At Work, Especially If You're An Introvert

Admin | Sep 21, 2016 - 10:21 AM

In my field, one of the biggest myths is that you have to be an extrovert to build a successful personal brand. In fact, I’ve written about the ways introverts can actually have a competitive edge in branding. This is partly because managing your online presence and virtual networking have never been easier. But face-to-face interactions can still be challenging. Maybe your great ideas are getting overlooked because you have trouble getting a word in edgewise in meetings. Or your quiet ten......

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4 Incredibly Simple Ways to Boost Your Career This Fall (That Anyone Can Take On)

Admin | Sep 03, 2016 - 10:26 AM

What are you doing right now?



Are you sitting at your desk, whiling away the time ’til happy hour? Are you recovering from the summer (while you simultaneously daydream about the upcoming long weekend?).

Either way, my guess is that you probably aren’t thinking that hard about your career.

But, did you know that there are some stupidly simple things you can do this fall to help your career, like right now, before it’s time to go to that happy hour?


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