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Finding a Sense of Purpose in the Workplace

Most of us believe that a sense of purpose is necessary to be happy in the workplace. And this is largely true. If we feel that we are making a difference to the world somehow, it makes us happier and more productive in the long run. And “making a difference” can be interpreted in many ways, from helping people individually to helping

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Do You Go with Your Own Vision or Give People What They Want?

Most people start a business because they have a vision. Maybe they get an idea that strikes them as great, and they just want to put it into action. Or they might be unhappy with the way that things are run in the company where they work, so they want to set up their own company where things will be more organized/pleasant/sensitive

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How to Manage Needy Employees

Human resource managers have the responsibility of overseeing needy employees at work. However, the tricky part is doing it without interfering in their career development. You might be tempted to distance yourself from the high-maintenance employees. This short term tactic might hurt needy employees in the long run. Try these tips to manage needy employees rather than avoiding the issue and hoping

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Know Yourself and Address Your Fears for Career Development

Not everyone sits down and thinks deliberately about career development. You may not even have done a lot of soul-searching about what field you want to enter. It may have been decided for you by your parents or by the fact that you seemed to be good at something. At the back of your mind, you may want to do something entirely

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3 Objective Ways to Deal with Stressors in Your Life

Stress is an ever-present part of life. Everyone experiences it. And everyone has their own ways of dealing with it. Unfortunately, some of these ways might be unhealthy, such as smoking, drinking, eating unhealthy food etc. These methods help you to solve the problem temporarily but they are not long-term solutions. In the long term, these methods of dealing with stress can

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How to Achieve Your Career Goals and Land that Dream Job

 As a child, you had a rough idea of what you wanted to be when you grow up. These decisions were influenced by what you saw back then. As you matured, your perspective of the world changed, and you saw things in a different light. Most people discover their true purpose in life during their high school or early college years and

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Comparison: HR Outsourcing vs. Insourcing

Human resources outsourcing involves hiring an off-site contractor to perform HR tasks. Insourcing is the practice of using in-house staff for this purpose. Almost 17 out of every 20 American businesses outsource some or all HR work, according to Inc. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons: Experience Outsourcing makes it easier and less expensive for companies to benefit from

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5 Small Changes to Help Your Business Run More Smoothly

When you run a business, you might have emergencies cropping up every day. They’re small emergencies, but they have to be dealt with. As an entrepreneur, you’re the one who makes all the decisions, and solving these little emergencies might get really exhausting. Still, there are certain small changes you can make that will help you to run things more smoothly. Delegate:

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5 Ways to Overcome Overthinking at Work

Although thinking is a blessing, it can sometimes be a curse. Great innovation and disastrous conflict are a result of overthinking. Thoughts, when good or bad, are used to bring positive or negative results. Overthinking is proof that too much of something is not good. Having the foresight and tools to identify red flags is vital when it comes to preventing overthinking.

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Helping Employees through the Afternoon Slump

Employee productivity is not about keeping them in the office. It is about the hours in the office resulting in good quality work. For HR professionals looking at staff from this perspective, one of the greatest challenges is managing the afternoon slump. The very first step is understanding that the afternoon slump is biologically based and not a matter of malingering or

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