Posts Tagged 'workplace'

Soft Skills: Why They are Important in the Workplace

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According to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), a soft skill is a tool you can use in relationships in and out of the workplace- also known as Interpersonal Skills. Just how is a soft skill useful at work? It makes collaboration amongst colleagues possible. Examples of soft skills are effective communication, leadership, and teamwork skills, the ability to problem-solve, take initiative and stay motivated, and possess strong work ethics and honesty. 

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How to Manage Pressure

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We thrive to exceed expectations in life. We are taught as children that to achieve success, we must give it our all. We are conditioned to always seek for more, after all “the sky’s the limit.” This is a phrase we learn early on and hope to apply in all areas of life as we get older.

With this phrase luring in the back of our minds along with the demanding realities of growing up, pressure begins to build. For some, ...

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10 Fastest-Growing Professions

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We are living in times where things are constantly changing. Change can be scary; it can make us feel uncertain. However, we hold the power to seek the good within the bad. One of the major changes happening now is in peoples’ professions. As we begin to heal from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic, we start to notice the long-term effects caused by it. 

We all remember when unemployment skyrocketed. Companies big and small found themselves having to shut ...

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Signs of Workplace Burnout

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What is workplace burnout? Mayo Clinic describes it as “a type of work-related stress — a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity.” Workplace burnout is prevalent, especially in the U.S., where office culture is the norm, and Corporate America seems to dominate. A recent report from Indeed found that employee burnout is on the rise, with 52% of all workers reporting feelings of burnout, up +9% from ...

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In-office vs. Hybrid vs. Remote

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Few of us had ever worked remote or knew it was possible before the Covid-19 pandemic. Working from the comfort of your home has many benefits, but then again, so does working in-office. So, which scenario is best for you? Are you most productive working from your living room? Or do you need an office environment to jump start your motivation? Perhaps you prefer a little of both and enjoy some days at home and some in the office. Let ...

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Resilience Can Mean More Than You Think

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When dealing with stress in the workplace, you tend to hear a lot of vocabulary; burnout, anxiety, meditation, resistance, deep work, and lots of others. Sometimes it might feel like you need a dictionary just to understand it all. But there’s one word a lot of courses and classes don’t cover, and that’s resilience. 

Resilience is one of the best weapons against workplace stress, and it’s what companies like Working Mind have built themselves around. But what exactly is it? How ...

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