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Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds Mar 17, 2015

TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Workplace suicides are on the rise in the United States, and people in protective services jobs -- such as police and firefighters -- are at the greatest risk, a new study found. "Occupation can largely define a person's identity, and psychological risk factors... Read More

Speaking Skills Key to Getting Hired, Study Finds Mar 11, 2015

WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your voice may be the key to landing a new job, researchers report. University of Chicago investigators asked MBA students to develop short written and spoken pitches for a company where they'd like to work. Evaluators -- including professional recruiters -- rated... Read More

Employees Often Angry Over After-Work Texts, Emails Mar 9, 2015

MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many employees get mad when they receive after-hours emails or texts from work, and that anger can interfere with their personal lives, a new study suggests. Researchers followed 314 working adults over seven days to track their responses when they opened work... Read More

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Effective Listening In Small Groups Mar 3, 2015

It’s no secret that meetings are a way of life in the workplace. The reason we have so many meetings is because we think collaboration is the most effective... Read More

Mental Health Software Project Management: Getting Started On The Right Foot Dec 8, 2014

We might as well get started on the right foot… When a project begins we do our best to be transparent about what needs to be done. At its heart... Read More

Making A Work Plan Work For You Sep 16, 2014

Most people spend enormous amounts of time on trivialities that are unnecessary at the moment. This means the truly important matters get pushed aside. If this happens often enough you... Read More