Do you ever find it difficult to stay focused throughout the course of a long day? It happens to the best of us. Sometimes, the monotony of the workday just drags on and our minds begin to wander… like when you’re watching a baseball game and it’s tied at one in the seventh inning. Nothing really exciting happened after that home run by your favorite player in the first. He’s your favorite player because, once, when you were younger, he… wait… What were we talking about again?
Are you in a toxic workplace? One in which bad management and negative attitudes leave you feeling tired, burned-out, or ill. Of course, some of us feel like this after a tough day at work anyway – particularly if you don’t like your job. The reality is, though: Workplace toxicity is directly related to your professional surroundings rather than your individual circumstances. Perhaps your office acts cliquey or gossipy. You witness bullying or a general lack of trust. Or your maybe your colleagues’ ideas and good work tend to get disregarded. If any of these things are happening at work,
Are you are an employee, feeling overwhelmed and burnout, wondering “is it just me?” Fear not because you are not alone. This post explores the facts behind the headlines and shares tips for overcoming work stress and burnout to improve your well-being.
Conversations about your performance are a given if you are an employee. You are hired to do a job and your employer wants assurance they made the right decision. They want you to succeed and grow in return for your valuable contribution. However, the quality, frequency, and format of performance conversations vary widely in the workplace. At the core is the relationship with your line manager. So it pays to give proper attention to your one-to-one. Here are some tips.
Whether self-employed or working for a company, many professionals are taking advantage of the accessibility that new technology provides. Some may choose to simply stay in their pajamas and work from home, while others use the remote opportunity to travel. Such an adventurer is called a digital nomad.