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Hit Reset: 5 Tips for Taking a Mental Break at Work

Finding time for yourself during the workday is just as important as meeting deadlines. If you never look up from the desk, or your assistant has to schedule bathroom breaks on your calendar, then you may need to plan a few mental diversions throughout the day. Not only does a workday without breaks drain your […]

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Pros and Cons of Technology’s Impact on Work-life Balance

There are very few parts of life that remain untouched by technology in one way or another. From medicine to autonomous cars, we’re advancing at breakneck speed, and in many ways, our lives are greatly improved because of it. In the workplace, advances in technology allow us to work in new ways that weren’t possible […]

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The Results Are In: Will You Take a Vacation this Summer?

Summer months have arrived, and for many people that means taking some time off work. In fact, July is by far the most popular month for summer vacations, according to a poll from Gallup. We recently asked our readers if they planned on taking time off work to squeeze in a summer trip and according […]

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3 Ways Social Media Has Redefined Workplace Communication

Today, more and more of our lives are chronicled online, a trend that will only become more prevalent in the years to come as social media continues to infiltrate every aspect of daily life. In many ways, we’re only beginning to understand the impact of our increasingly connected existence and the effects social media will […]

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Must-Have Skills the Future Workplace Will Demand

A popular story line in science fiction, the concept of technological singularity states, in a nutshell, is that there will eventually come a point in time when society will become so technologically advanced that machines will no longer need humans to “survive.” Luckily, we’re not quite there yet. However, it is true the pace of […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Entry-Level and the C-Suite

It takes many years of hard work and dedication to climb the corporate ladder, but once you reach the top, it’s important to not become a stranger to those just stepping on the first rung. Often, entry-level employees peer down the hallway, feeling disconnected from the C-suite, especially in larger organizations. Making an effort to […]

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Question of the Month: What Drives You Most to Succeed in Your Career?

We’re all just working for a living, but the individual driving forces that motivate us to succeed each day are vastly different. From providing for a family to having enough money for retirement to pursuing personal interests, we all have our own reasons to achieve success at work. So, for our May question of the […]

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Is Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, many workers don’t get proper sleep and feel tired throughout the day. Chronic drowsiness and sleep deprivation cause many people issues at work, and many say they feel their work is “sub-par” because of it. A 2008 Sleep in America poll discovered that 29 percent of employees polled admitted to falling […]

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Make Employee Wellness a T.E.A.M. Objective

The benefits of building a work environment that emphasizes a healthy lifestyle far outweighs the investment. Results from the Aflac WorkForces Report showed that 66% of employees said their companies’ health and wellness programs have a positive impact on their loyalty and 63% said the programs positively affected their productivity. So, whether you’re struggling with […]

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The Results are In: What Is Your Ideal Office Layout?

In March, we asked our readers what kind of physical office layout they prefer in their ideal work environment. “A mix between cubicle and offices” took the top spot with 55% of the votes, followed by “all private offices” in second with 19%. “Remote work spaces (i.e. coffee shops, home office, etc.)” was third with […]

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