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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It may be a taboo subject.
But reaching menopause and all it entails, is an increasing reality for many workers.
It may be hard to talk about,
Embarrassing or mystifying for some.
But it’s a fact of work life for… Read more
The rich may be getting richer and the poor, poorer in 2017.
And, if increases in precarious employment continue,
Workers may find their financial and psychological wellbeing compromised as a result.
For more on this topic, please listen to the… Read more