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Japanese Workers Shun After-Work Drinks amid Pandemic

After-work drinking, commonly called Nomikai, is a phenomenon particular to Japanese culture. While many Japanese workers feel that after-work parties are an important way to enhance relationships, this tradition is now facing its cuts back. A survey jointly commissioned by Nexer Inc.’s research arm and Diamond Online found that a majority of people in Japan are turning down calls from […]

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April 30, 20213:40 pm
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Why We Celebrate It: The History of Labor Day

Labor Day might be celebrated on different days around the world; but the  International Workers Day is celebrated on the 1st of May every year. So, what makes the day special to celebrate? What is the historical origin of the day?  The history of labor day  Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement […]

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April 29, 20211:29 pm
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How to Spot Workplace Bullies & What to Do with Them

Workplace bullying is more common than many managers might realise. It happens when a group of people at work single out an individual and start embarrassing, harassing, or intimidating an employee without reasoning. The act of bullying at the workplace can have a serious impact on the individual’s performance and affect the company’s growth.  Recent […]

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April 28, 20211:46 pm
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Employee Empowerment: Doing the Right Thing to Deliver Exceptional Customer Experience

Employees are being prevented from doing what’s right for customers, despite it being vital for future business success, according to research from culture change consultancy The Storytellers.  Storyteller’s report revealed that many companies fail to trust and empower employees to deliver exceptional experiences expected by today’s customers. 76 percent of HR professionals worry their company […]

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April 16, 202111:30 am
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Recommended Health-Related Policy for More Healthy Workplace 

Busy schedules, looming deadlines – the demands of today’s workplace can make it challenging for employees to prioritise a healthy, active lifestyle. Employees often sit for hours in front of computers or workstations, increasing the amount of time they spend in a sustained sedentary state during their workdays. What can employers do to promote physical […]

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April 13, 20211:00 pm
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Seeking The Right Work Environment to Spark Employee Creativity

This article is a guest post.  The need to spark employee creativity has always been an issue with employees. Many employees may feel discouraged and not very creative if your office environment is not up twoo par. Making sure that your employees are comfortable, motivated, and creative is extremely important. This all begins with the […]

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April 8, 20212:43 pm
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The Power of Asking Questions during Workplace Conflicts

There is a severe consequence for having conflicts with coworkers and employers in the workplace. One of the most obvious consequences is a dissonant collaboration – which then can hamper relationships and create a stressful work environment. But what can one do to resolve conflicts without hurting work relationships?  Workplace conflict and employment lawsuit stats  […]

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April 7, 20211:48 pm
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A Culture of Candour: How Frank Should Leaders Be?

Having a culture of candour is a new goal for many businesses. When a business is open about its operations, it can earn a level of trust that it would not have established otherwise. And in time of crisis, trust is usually a paramount thing to ensure loyalty and effectiveness of business operations in both […]

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April 6, 20212:37 pm
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Workplace Intimidation: Is It Legal in Your Company?

When walking into the office pantry, you accidentally heard coworkers planning terrible things for the new manager. You eavesdropped on their conversation and listened to the end. Being loyal to the company, you’d like to report your coworkers to the HR department. However, these co-workers noticed you first because you made noise when trying to […]

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March 25, 20212:05 pm
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From Practices to Purpose: How to Unlock Your Potentials

Practices to unlocking your potentials   Experts suggested that unlocking potentials is a process of learning and unlearning. This is the interplay of a focused practice of oneself to help unlearn mental models and ways of operating that are no longer useful, then, to learn skills and capabilities that are relevant to one’s future lives.  […]

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March 22, 20211:45 pm