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Stressed at Work: Why Your Employees Are Stressed, and How To Help

There’s a wealth of advice for individuals on how to manage stress. But what’s collectively stressing us out at work in 2021? And what can employers do about it?

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How To Deal With Stress at Work: 5 Easy Tips

Many of the causes of workplace stress are beyond our control, whether it’s pandemic-related pressures or difficult co-workers. But there are still ways that individuals can deal with stress at work.

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How To Deal With Difficult People at Work 

We’ve all had to deal with challenging people in the workplace. Maybe you’ve had a mean-spirited manager who was over-critical. Maybe you worked with a colleague who slacked on the job, to the detriment of your own productivity. Maybe you’re even working with a difficult person at work right now.

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11 Common Body Language Mistakes (And How to Bust Them)

The way you say something is just as important as the words you use, so you need to be extra careful in making sure that confused body language doesn’t muddle your message.

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5 Ways to Increase Workplace Flexibility in 2021

Chances are, this isn’t the first time you’re hearing about the growing need for flexibility in the office. But sometimes it’s hard to know what people mean when they talk about it, if only because workplace flexibility has become something of a buzzword.

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Why It’s Good to Be a Jack of All Trades in the Workplace

As a content writer, screenwriter, and journalist who has written everything from personal finance blog posts to fictional time travel stories to climate change reporting, I am most certainly a generalist.

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What’s So Bad About a Mental Health Slack Channel at Work? 

I was an indecisive twenty-something graduate when I got my first job working at a trendy London startup. During onboarding, I was introduced to yummy office snacks, the biggest coffee machine I had ever seen, and benefits which included a monthly Deliveroo allowance and a subscription to Headspace.

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Zoom Etiquette: Is It Okay to Eat in Front of the Screen?

Are you on the fence about the rules involving eating your meals while on a call? Read what managers and entrepreneurs have to say about Zoom etiquette and eating.

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Working Remotely and Working Efficiently: 5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Telecommuting

Remote work is great, even in more “precedented” times. Digital nomads have been doing it for years, although they might have picked white beaches over their kitchen tables. Now a lot more people have jumped on the bandwagon—or been forced on.

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I Spent a Year Trying to Get Rejected. Here’s What I Learned.

The idea of rejection once stung to the point where it almost derailed me from pursuing this career. Then I decided to spend a year with the goal of reaching 100 rejections.

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The Unexpected Perks of Remote Teaching

Before coronavirus compelled many universities across the United States to issue orders to move classes online, remote teaching was largely frowned upon.

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With Remote Work, How Necessary Is City Living?

A conversation with author, data journalist, and early remote work proponent Christopher Ingraham on telework and why he believes remote work is the future.