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“Happy” isn’t just the contagious Pharrell Williams song that later made him cry to Oprah Winfrey. It’s also a state that can be achieved at — gasp! — work. We all know we’re an overworked country, especially compared to our European brothers and sisters. In fact, each year, full-time workers in this country log a
I recently watched a TED talk by Jason Fried of37 Signals entitled Why Work Doesn’t Get Done at Work. The message was right on: The office has become a place of endless distraction; so much so that people seek anywhere but there to get their real work done. What happens is the real work ends up getting handled at home, on the weekends, super-early
No matter where you work, and no matter how hard you work, at some point everybody hits a wall where work is the most boring thing in the world. This condition has been widely diagnosed as ‘the blahs’, and it is a widespread and worldwide phenomenon. Luckily for you, we have a prescription for this
It’s ironic that we’re never taught about negotiations in classes. I suppose it was something where actual practice is needed, but it certainly helps to have some guidelines or emphasis on it (not only until we started our careers!). Just like interviewing, networking, or just knowing what to do to get the promotion, or just becoming more awesome at your
If you’re one of the 2.5 million people currently out of work in the UK then you’re probably all too aware of how frustrating it is to be job hunting during the tail end of a recession. There’s no denying that this is a challenging time to be looking for work and you may feel
Yeah that’s right; you heard me… I’m talking to you… I’m calling you out. I’m looking you in the eyes, (ok well, not really since you are probably reading this article, but figuratively, I am burning a cyclops type hole in your face right now) and telling you that you don’t stand a chance.
We’ve all had bad bosses or supervisors who drove us absolutely crazy until we found a way to deal with them. Or, they left the situation/job/career/company. Or we did. That’s a last resort, but you may get there unless the situation improves. The first step in dealing with bad bosses is to make a personal