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

Read more

Should You Be Yourself In An Interview?

Interview Table

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

Read more

Surviving Summer Job Blues

lifeguard

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

Read more

Applying For Work On-line

working on computer and devices

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

Read more

Spinning Wheels at Work?

Work Fear Anxiety

It’s a worker and supervisory nightmare. The work is there but, it doesn’t seem to be getting done. Supervisors are at their wit’s end and, the poor performing worker, thinks they’re doing their best.

Irritation, annoyance and frustration sets in.

Read more

Working With Death

Death

Everyone dies, but everyone deals with this fact differently. Employees who deal with death as part of their job can face it daily. Miners, Nurses, Doctors, Fire Fighters, Morticians, Police, Psychologists and those working in the Military jump to mind.

Read more

Is Your Job Harming Your Family?

Angry family

Stressful jobs wreak havoc on families. Unmanageable workloads, demanding bosses or colleagues who slack-off can take a toll. While workers take the brunt, their families suffer too.

According to workplace psychologist Dr. Jennifer Newman, it’s common for employees in such

Read more

Spring Break & The Stress It Puts On Mothers

stress-busting-tips-for-mom

As Spring Break winds down for many families, fatigued parents eye their children’s impeding return to school longingly. Two weeks away from the usual routine can send many households into a tail spin. Between hunting down child care, and coping

Read more

How To Enjoy Your Weekend

Enjoy the Weekend

It’s the weekend or your days off.

You’ve planned the best day-off ever

And, now it’s here,

But, you wish you could cancel it all!

It’s just seems too exhausting to follow through.

For more on this topic, please listen

Read more

The Art of Giving Feedback

Feedback

Getting feedback at work can feel like a bizarre ritual. It usually goes something like this: Once a year employees are rounded up and told how they are doing. They sit quietly listening to the supervisor, politely ask questions for

Read more