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What You Can Learn From Millennial Employees About Work Life Balance

What You Can Learn From Millennial Employees About Work Life Balance

We have found that of all the generations mixed in the employment pool for 2017, the Millennials are the recipients of the most negative comments from their co-workers. Perceptions and comments I have heard are: “They are lazy. They only care about themselves. They want everything immediately and don’t want to pay their dues. They’re always on […]

These Female Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Co-Founder To Work Around Sexism

These Female Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Co-Founder To Work Around Sexism

From the scandals involving gender bias at Uber and Google and the resignations of two prominent investors as a result of accusations of sexual harassment, the last few months have seen an intense focus about how issues of workplace sexism and discrimination are addressed, especially in Silicon Valley. The sexism at play in the tech industry can manifest in a number […]

Women In The Changing World Of Work: Planet 50-50 By 2030

Women In The Changing World Of Work: Planet 50-50 By 2030

Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities – typically more than double the time spent by men and boys. They look after younger siblings, older family members, deal with illness in the family and manage the house. In many cases this unequal division of labour is at […]

Is Being a Workaholic a Symptom of Anxiety or Depression?

Is Being a Workaholic a Symptom of Anxiety or Depression?

Dedication to your work is important, especially when you’re launching a business, but according to a new study, an inclination to be on call or in the office 24/7 could actually be a symptom of a larger mental health issue. Researchers from Norway’s University of Bergen, Yale and Nottingham Trent University surveyed 16,426 Norwegian workers […]

This Is Exactly Why Companies Should Take Mental Health Seriously

This Is Exactly Why Companies Should Take Mental Health Seriously

You spend the majority of your weekday waking hours at work — shouldn’t your mental health be a priority while you’re there? The workplace can be particularly stressful, and if you’re not careful, it can lead to burnout. That’s why it’s important to manage your mental wellbeing during your nine-to-five. But don’t just take our […]

5 Team-Building Activities Your Employees Won’t Hate

5 Team-Building Activities Your Employees Won’t Hate

If you’re like me, the words “team builder” or “ice breaker” cause you to break out in a cold sweat. Sure, the intent behind these activities is usually good, but they often end up feeling forced and awkward—like something you participated in as an 11-year-old at summer camp. As a manager, there’s no doubt you […]

Is Rapport The Key To Innovation?

Is Rapport The Key To Innovation?

Many organizations have a sound strategy, but fail to execute their full potential. Why is that? Because culture eats strategy for breakfast. Easily! Culture is the way ‘we’ do things. The behaviour of a network of people (a workforce) is continuously shaping its own culture. This culture is driving performance, or it does not. So, what […]

How Millennials Are Redefining The Workplace

How Millennials Are Redefining The Workplace

Despite some strides in achieving workplace equality, only 21 women helm the world’s largest corporations today, according to a survey released by the Rockefeller Foundation. Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, announced a campaign to change that today at the Forbes Women’s Summit. “null ,” said Rodin. She acknowledged there’s a lot of work to be done […]

Dealing With A Toxic Boss Or Co-Worker

Toxic bosses are not an endangered species.  In fact, their prolific breeding puts rabbits to shame.  If you have never had a toxic boss or a co-worker, somewhere down the line, you will soon – unless you have reached complete retirement stage and you are your own person. We all know them. The supervisor, who […]

PepsiCo CEO: Don’t Call People ‘Sweetie’ or ‘Honey’ in the Workplace

PepsiCo CEO: Don’t Call People ‘Sweetie’ or ‘Honey’ in the Workplace

Despite the decline of formalities such as “sir” and “ma’am” in favor of first-name-basis relationships, there’s one type of antiquated designation that persists — even at the top of the most prominent companies. PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi condemned the use of terms of endearment in the workplace on Friday at the seventh annual Women in […]

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