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How to know when it’s time to leave your job

1How do you know when it’s time to go?Leaving a job – especially one where you are comfortable – can be a terrifying and traumatic experience. In fact, getting fired or retiring are both in the top 10 most stressful life events on the Holmes And Rahe Stress Scale and changing careers lands in the top 20. ...




How to actually get stuff done while working remotely

Welcome to 2017, where the whole world can be your office. Thanks to flexible working arrangements and quick, readily available internet, you can work pretty much anywhere these days.
 
Which is a great option for people who need to travel for their job, or who enjoy the flexibility of not having to traipse into the office every day. ...




How to Maintain a Thriving Career after a Debilitating Injury

Sometimes accidents happen. Whether you work in a particularly dangerous occupation or not, whether you were injured at work or not, debilitating injuries can take a massive toll on your career. But it is possible to maintain a thriving career after a debilitating injury. ...




‘Is There a Man I Can Talk To?’: Stories of Sexism in the Workplace

Last week, after an Uber board member’s wisecrack and the interruption of Senator Kamala Harris during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, The New York Times asked women to share their own experiences. More than 1,000 responded, offering up vivid anecdotes of times they had been interrupted, penalized for speaking up, belittled or discriminated against in terms of salary, promotions or pregnancy. ...




This Is the Real Reason So Many Women Are Stressed About Work

Research has shown that women in male-dominated fields tend to experience more work-related stress than men in female-dominated ones. Cate Taylor, an assistant professor of sociology and gender studies at Indiana University, wondered why this was. Are women somehow more prone to work-related stress, or do differences in how men and women are treated have something to do with it?To pinpoint the source of this gender disparity in workplace stress, Taylor simulated an environment in her lab where men basically had to deal with all the crap women deal with at work on a daily basis. ...




This Iconic 90s Film Can Teach Us a Lot About Hiring

Ten inspiring lessons on how to attract and retain top talent from one of film's most lovable characters.
It's hard to believe that Jerry Maguire (released December 1996) is nearly 21 years old. Yet despite the 90's haircuts and questionable denim clothing, I still consider Jerry Maguire to be one of the most poignant examples of the human experience. ...




See Pharrell Talk Gender Equality, Education at NYU's Commencement

"This is the first generation that navigates the world with the security and confidence to treat women as equal," artist says



On Wednesday, Pharrell Williams received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from NYU and delivered the school's commencement speech at Yankee Stadium. ...




How Women Face Stigma For Their Professional Success

In many fields, gender equality remains just out of reach. Women still make less than men, particularly women of color, and they hold fewer high ranking positions. But as these women make strides to crack the glass ceiling, there is also evidence that successful women face stigma for their achievements from male partners (and potential male partners) along the way. ...




4 Things You Should Do Before Going to a Job Interview

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If you want to impress your prospective employer during your job interview, there are a few things that you can do beforehand that will give you an advantage. First impressions are definitely lasting, and you'll want to be as prepared as possible so that your interview will be a positive experience. ...




The benefit of single-tasking and how to get yourself to do it

To this day, I still see job descriptions that list "multitasking" as a preferred or required skill. It boggles my mind.Aren't we past that? Don't we know better by now? Isn't asking for multitasking as a skill for today's jobs a bit like asking for a knowledge of bloodletting as a skill for doctors?The drawbacks of multitaskingThere is a well-established pile of evidence that multitasking is actually counterproductive. ...