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Topic on Women: Eliminating the Network Gap

Gender pay gap is one among critical gender equality issues that has stayed since women are entering the workforce. But the truth is, there is another gap that is less discussed: the network gap.  Based on a survey titled Do Informal Referrals Lead to Better Matches?, someone who has a strong network would be more […]

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June 5, 20201:07 pm
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Productivity Hacks: Changing Employees Mindset about Stress

Stress is one of the great silent killers of modern times. In a study of 30,000 American adults, researchers found that people who experienced a lot of stress in the previous year had a 43 percent increased risk of dying. But that was only true for people who also believed that stress is harmful to […]

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June 5, 202012:56 pm
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Three Steps to Improving Your IT Department’s Communication Skills

By Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek™, SolarWinds The stereotype of IT workers spending their working days secluded in a small dark room in the distant corner of the office may have evolved over the years, but communication and interpersonal skills are still rarely seen as key attributes for the modern IT pro. However, all that is […]

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June 5, 202012:39 pm
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4 in 5 Workers Globally Demand New Skills Training from Employers

The leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, UiPath, surveyed office workers from around the world and uncovered that nearly half worry they will be out of a job within five years because their skills will be outdated. Because of this, 86 percent of respondents say they wish their employer offered opportunities to acquire […]

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June 3, 20203:07 pm
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Graduates Need to Reskill and Adapt to Changes in Current Economic Uncertainty

Malaysian talents are expected to learn new skills and gain new knowledge amidst the soaring unemployment in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Putra Business School associate Prof Dr Ahmed Razman Abdul Latif, local graduates need to be cautious in charting their career path, especially during the current economic crisis made severe […]

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June 2, 20204:39 pm
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What’s the New Normal for Workplace? Here’s What Research Finds

Cushman & Wakefield recently analyzed responses from more than 40,000 individuals globally in the largest known survey conducted on work-from-home experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing insight into how employees are coping and what the new normal will look like as offices reopen. Survey respondents represent approximately 30 companies across nearly 20 industries. The survey […]

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May 29, 20204:47 pm
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Cigna Study Shows Relationships Flourish but Work-Related Stress Rises During COVID-19 Period

Family and other relationships have improved since start of pandemic, with people feeling less isolated than pre-COVID-19 More people feel ‘always on’ at work, with a marked increase in work-related stress Cigna’s (NYSE:CI) International Markets business, in partnership with Kantar, today published its first Cigna COVID-19 Global Impact Study. Part of Cigna’s annual 360 Well-Being […]

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May 28, 202011:42 am
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IQ vs. EQ: Which One to Focus on Employee Development?

IQ vs. EQ roles in the workplace  Researchers have shown that to be successful at work or in life, we need 80 percent of our EQ and 20 percent of our IQ. Our intellect helps us resolve problems, make calculations, and process information. Meanwhile, emotional intelligence allows us to be more creative and use our […]

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May 26, 20201:35 pm
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How to Effectively Spend Your Time as a Leader

John Coleman wrote to HBR that leadership is not a solitary task. Some of the greatest accomplishments in business, politics, and culture have come not from individual initiative alone but from those working in, with, and for the community. People, he added, do not like to follow leaders who are only dedicated to their own […]

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May 19, 20204:29 pm
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You Don’t Really Need Retirement, According to Neuroscientist

Retirement helps reduce the chance of chronic illness  Health and Economics study showed that retiring early can lengthen one’s life, with 42 percent people less likely to die over the subsequent five years compared to those who continued working. Researchers explained that these potentially life-extending effects happen because retiring early can free up an individual’s […]

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May 19, 20204:18 pm