6 WAYS WORK WILL CHANGE IN 2016

WORKPLACE TRENDS FOR 2016 WILL BE SET IN LARGE PART BY WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE FREELANCE WORLD RIGHT NOW. Most major workplace trends don’t evolve overnight, and if you know where to look, you can already witness their approach. Many of the trends that will come into focus in 2016 already exist today, but their […]

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Your food choices ultimately influences your workplace success

We rarely associate our meals with workplace performance, but science is now telling us that what we eat has a significant impact. What you have for lunch can make a meaningful difference in your cognitive performance, energy levels and critical decision-making ability. Your food choices ultimately influence your workplace success. Being properly fueled allows you to get the […]

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Which Work Benefits Do Millennials Value Most?

When it comes to workplace benefits and perks, what tops your list? Some employees enjoy target-based cash bonuses while others cherish the freedom of flexible working hours. A survey originally conducted by PWC and recently republished inKPCB’s 2015 Internet Trends Report reveals that most millennials actually consider training and development opportunities the most valuable working benefit. Flexible hours […]

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The Science of Picking the Right Music at Work. Research proves it: Some songs help you concentrate, others make you chill.

Headphones at work are more than just a universal “Do Not Disturb” sign: They’re a must-have accessory for those squeezing as much productivity as possible out of the day. An extensive body of research shows what headphone wearers have known for years: When wielded the right way, music and noise can increase your output and make the workday […]

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Never eat alone

Ferrazzi attributes much of his professional success to the personal relationships he’s forged and diligently maintained. Years before he attended Yale or Harvard Business School, and before he was selected as one of Crain’s 40 under 40, Ferrazzi grew up in a small town, the son of a steelworker and a cleaning lady. In the […]

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What’s Your Type? Functional Workplace Application of MBTI.

MBTI or Meyers-Briggs Personality Theory started in the early 1900’s and evolved through the years into a self-analyzing tool that in some circles is cult-like. Originally started as a means to understand one’s affinities and abilities in their career, it still has yet to reach its potential in the workforce. MBTI geeks utilize the personality […]

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Here are the 5 things that stress people out the most at work

Stress is a common roadblock to productivity at work. But what exactly is stressing workers out? Wrike, a project management software provider, decided to find out by asking 1,500 knowledge workers in various positions and companies to rank a list of common work hurdles from the most to the least stressful. Below are the top […]

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Young Professionals and Stress

Young Professionals often experience persistent tension, also called stress. Research by the ArboNed (2015) showed that 33% of the long-term absence in the past year had to do with stress-related complaints such as heart palpitations, especially among workers between 25 and 34 years old. About ten years ago there was a similar trend in absence […]

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