With so much time at work, should our careers be a calling or is what we do to make money an experience in misery? For most, it is somewhere in between.
Mental health is the most important thing that we often don't talk about. Of all the potential barriers that we face professionally, an unhappy and demoralized workforce are the most immediate to hindering what we could accomplish.
Let's face it: one idea, together with a great pitch, can redefine your career. How do you craft a pitch that doesn't sound like a sales job, or a data dump – even if you work in sales, or data? These seven proven pitch strategies will help you to clarify your message and help your boss to give your ideas the green light.
These are all telltale signs of being burnt out. You're not alone. As recently as 2018, a study found that 40% of U.S. adult workers were so burnt out at their jobs that they considered quitting. Burnout is so common, in fact, that the World Health Organization listed it as an occupational syndrome on the International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
When you belong to a toxic team, you can almost feel it in the air the moment you step off the elevator and onto your floor. It’s immediately draining. Instead of starting the day with anticipation for the great work ahead, team members put on their coats of armor and enter survival mode.
No matter the words you use to describe it, having a desire to work in a place that will share and support your values isn’t going away. The challenge remains in figuring out how to test and evaluate a company’s often unspoken work-life beliefs during the interview process.
It's not an official medical condition, but millions of American workers report feeling burned out at their jobs. The World Health Organization announced this week it would better define this stressful phenomenon in its next disease handbook, a move experts say could help the workers experiencing it.
April 29th through May 5th is International Coaching Week. This may be the time for you to work with a coach to achieve personal or professional goals.