Do you ever want to take a nap after lunch, or feel like your brain has turned to mush, and it takes every ounce of strength you have to accomplish the simplest of tasks? You are not alone. These quick fixes help temporarily boost brainpower.
There are a handful of laws on the books protecting workers from being discriminated against due to their age. However, not everyone is protected. Are you?
The real science behind how to be more productive may surprise you. It's easier and feels better than berating yourself for not having enough willpower. It's all about working with your brain, not against it.
You don't need to look for a job in order to get one. In today's job market, many workers are passively job searching all the time. But in order to maximize your chances of landing an unexpected interview with the employer of your dreams, you need to be prepared.
We all have days we want to quit our jobs. Sometimes the answer is to survive a bad day, other times it's to get out while you are still breathing. The following true tales of woe are from people in the latter camp, and when they went out, they did it with style.
Some companies are great about praising employees in weekly emails and even empowering colleagues to recognize each other. For example, Google has allowed employees to gift each other Amex gift cards for a job well done. If your company isn't great about recognizing employee achievements, there's a lot that you as a manager can do to improve the situation -- but it requires far more than a Keep It Simple, Stupid mindset.
Do you work with the employee from hell? Some company policies enable bad behavior by putting off consequences. Understand what is going on with management and learn to survive working with your toxic co-worker.