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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Part 2

Even more tips about whether to stay in your current job or to start looking for a new job.

Publish date: 12/11/2017

How Can Your Perception of Stress Affect Your Coworkers?

How do you view stress? Your response could determine a lot about how you view your colleagues, a new study shows. New research from Tel Aviv University’s Coller School of Management found that how you perceive your coworker’s stress levels could be the projection of your own stressors onto others.

Publish date: 12/07/2017

An Overlooked Benefit

According to a Payment Sense survey, 38 percent of employees would leave their current positions for jobs that came with better perks.

Publish date: 12/05/2017

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

You are comfortable there; you know what the job entails; you value your benefits; you are afraid of trying something new. No matter what it is keeping you at your current job, consider some of the following signs that it is time to look elsewhere.

Publish date: 12/05/2017

What Does Elon Musk Ask Himself Before Making a Big Decision?

With so much responsibility comes a lot of decision making. How does he do it? In a recent Rolling Stone interview, Elon Musk described his approach to making a major decision.

Publish date: 11/29/2017

Older Workers Move Back into Labor Force

Pervasive age bias has blinkered corporate recruiters, despite federal law that makes this discrimination illegal. Workers over 40 years of age have resume gaps for multiple reasons. Here's why.

Publish date: 11/29/2017

Watching You While You Work: Employee Surveillance in the 21st Century

More employers are joining the surveillance bandwagon: according to the American Management Association, 80 percent of U.S. employers have a system of some sort in place, up from 35 percent in 2007. Should the pervasiveness of employer snooping concern members of the workforce? Is it legal? Why do it at all?

Publish date: 11/29/2017

Verbally Abusive Managers

Verbally abusive supervisors may be taking out their family conflicts on their subordinates, according to a recent study from the University of Iowa.

Publish date: 11/29/2017

In-Demand Skills

It is expected that developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning are likely to disrupt the future workplace, displacing a number of workers in the process. However, according to two recent reports — "The VET Era" and "Growing Opportunities in the Fraser Coast" — STEM skills won’t be the only in-demand skills of the future workplace.

Publish date: 11/29/2017

Five Ways to Make LinkedIn Work For You

Social media is a tricky thing to tackle. We’re often told to be cautious about what we post, as a potential employer could see it. But what about when we want to use it to make our professional lives better? It’s a fine balance to strike, but with a few tips it’s possible to make a good impression online.

Publish date: 11/20/2017