Mental health, well-being, and work-life balance are on everyone’s mind. Many are stressed with work pressure, workplace safety restrictions, and security concerns. According to a recent report by the Office for National Statistics, 47% of the employees are presently working from home. In the time of unemployment, if you see your boss caring about you, […]
We have one of the worst levels of work-life balance in the developed world in Australia, putting in an average of 5.1 hours of unpaid work each week in the form of skipped lunches, late finishes early starts and the like. For individuals who are wanting success in their career and pursuing career advancement it […]
A broad study exploring the benefits males receive from having male supervisors, revealed a unique workplace engagement tactic – smoking. Yes, women can add another potential reason behind their slow promotion rates. This study by the National Bureau of Economic Research reveals that male smokers when supervised by male managers who also smoke, are promoted faster than […]
You can choose your job, but you cannot choose your boss. Getting the job of your dream is such an accomplishment for you. But, after a week or two, you find out that your boss is annoying, self-centered, toxic, demanding, stubborn, abusive, and so on. Since you have already signed a contract and cannot back […]
Time after time, I hear how afraid employees are to even consider the idea of demanding higher pay. For many, quitting and taking up a higher-paying position at another company is a better option than negotiating a better deal for themselves at their current jobs. This fear of negotiation is driven by the fear of the unknown and it will hurt employees tremendously.
The number of freelancers is increasing fast. Two out of five primary reasons are the convenience it can provide and to get rid of their annoying bosses. According to the survey done by Flexjobs.com, around 49% choose to become a freelancer to get rid of their bosses. For many workers, dealing with a single toxic […]