As each day passes in the Coronavirus outbreak, we are all having to get used to new normals. On the surface, working from home for many office-based employees may seem a logical and doable solution. But working from home brings with it a unique set of issues that are worth thinking about before you leap in.
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People spend a majority of their day at work, which is why roughly 40% of people have dated a colleague and a whopping 16% of people met their spouse or partner at work. Yet workplace romances do not always have a happily-ever-after ending. So how do you navigate the office romance minefield without harming your career or suffering serious emotional damage?
Over the past few years, the appearance of the standing desk in the workplace has proliferated. Standing desks have the ability to reduce tiredness among workers and boost productivity. The standing desk could poin the way to a healtheir workplace in 2020.
The advent of new technology has transformed our lives in ways we can barely comprehend, and at the same time, in ways we take completely for granted. Your humble laptop desktop PC or Mac is a tool so powerful it would be unfathomable barely a generation ago. But is it all too much technology? Do you feel that you are in charge of the technological marvels at your fingertips, or do you have a sneaking suspicion that technology controls you?
It is the season of New Year’s Resolutions. Regardless of whether you skipped or staggered across the 2019 finish line, we all have an opportunity to set new goals for 2020. This is the perfect moment to start or restart moving your career in the right direction. Whether a pay rise, promotion, or a new job are among your career-based resolutions, the following tips may serve as useful in your quest to make 2020 the year for your career!
Whether mental health days are seen as an added incentive to workers by employers identifying a need to be seen as an attractive proposition to employees, or recognising that the need for change around workplace mental health has been long overdue, the mental health day is here to stay.
Well, according to Elon Musk, the difference between a ‘manageable’ work schedule and an ‘insane’ one is somewhere between 80 and 120 hours of work per week. “There were times when, some weeks … I haven’t counted exactly, but I would just sort of sleep for a few hours, work, sleep for a few hours, work, seven days a week. Some of those days must have been 120 hours or something nutty.”
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