Dangers of Working in Sexually-Objectifying Workplaces

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Work environments designed to be sexually charged can take a toll on worker psychological health, particularly when sexual objectification is part of the business model. This can occur when businesses are intent on creating a fun and friendly customer experience

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Depressed in the Summer

Summer Saddness

Do you have the summer doldrums? Your anxiety is up, maybe you’ve lost your appetite and are having trouble sleeping? How, you might ask, can anyone feel down in the summer? Everyone seems happy, glad to be outside, loving the

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Should You Be Yourself In An Interview?

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It might sound radical, but new research in the Journal of Applied Psychology indicates being yourself in a job interview is a good idea. This counter-intuitive piece of advice may come as a surprise, because interviews are the last place

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Beware Egotistical Managers Especially If They Been Unfairly Treated

NARCISSIST

Egotistical managers can be a positive force at work. Their narcissism can make them confident and able to make bold decisions, especially in ambiguous or uncertain situations. And, if the company is just starting out, they’re great leaders for new

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Social Apathy

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It’s the height of summer, and some employees are eager to celebrate the hot weather by kicking back with colleagues by planning work BBQ’s, hikes and charity events together. It all sounds fun, but not everyone is so keen, and

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Job Craft Your Way Into A Different Job

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Tired of the same old, same old? Want to try something new? Maybe get ahead faster or have more time for your family?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these, you may be a candidate for Job Crafting.

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Surviving Summer Job Blues

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If you managed to find a student summer job, you’ve probably been at it for a while now. Things might have started well but, as the summer slowly wears on, it’s clear the honeymoon is over. That great new summer

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Skills New Grads Need

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Newly minted graduates are venturing forth, armed with the knowledge and skills needed to build solid careers. But has school really prepared them for success?

Perhaps not.

It appears there may be some things they don’t teach in school. But

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Applying For Work On-line

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Applying for a job seems to be getting more complicated, especially when job seekers are hoping to make a successful on-line application. The key is to get your application past computer-based screening programs, and into the hands of decision-makers.

No

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Psychological Armour

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We all bring our egos to work, and along with our egos comes the need to protect them. The workplace is fraught with danger to our sense of self. Critical feedback, abrupt colleagues and micromanaging bosses can all take a

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