Ethics Often Drives Millennial ‘Job Hopping’

-Traci Pedersen Many younger millennials get a hard time about their sensitivities on political and employment issues, including their tendency to job hop. A new study published in the journal Sustainability indeed finds that young workers often leave a job because of a disconnect between their own beliefs and the workplace culture. “Fewer people of this generation areContinue reading “Ethics Often Drives Millennial ‘Job Hopping’”

6 Ways to Banish Anxiety and Speak Up In Meetings at Work

-Melody Wilding, LMSW Another meeting is coming up at work, and you’re dreading it. Like so many professionals — probably many more than you realize  —  it’s not a comfortable environment for you. Maybe you’re shy, introverted, or you genuinely enjoy listening to others’ ideas. Perhaps it’s important to you to show respect by deferringContinue reading “6 Ways to Banish Anxiety and Speak Up In Meetings at Work”

Achieve More Work/Life Balance

1) Plan Ahead: You’ve got so many tasks that you are responsible for and without taking the time to write it all down, it can really magnify in your own mind, causing all kinds of unnecessary stress. Taking a bit of prep time at the beginning of each week to completely plan out your scheduleContinue reading “Achieve More Work/Life Balance”

3 Foolproof Ways to Prevent Work Burnout, Backed by Science

Over-working leads to burnout, here’s a better way to get things done. Our culture is obsessed with productivity. But research shows that stressing ourselves out over an ever-expanding to-do list actually works against us—no matter how “productive” we may feel. After all, we’re seeing 50% burnout rates across industries. Not only does workaholism double theContinue reading “3 Foolproof Ways to Prevent Work Burnout, Backed by Science”

When changing careers isn’t a realistic option

Try to find some value in what you do. Even in some mundane jobs, you can often focus on how what you do helps others, for example, or provides a much needed product or service. Focus on aspects of the job that you do enjoy—even if it’s just chatting with your coworkers at lunch. ChangingContinue reading “When changing careers isn’t a realistic option”