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Keeping Work-Related Stress in Check

By Marcia Powers
Contributor, Career Services

We have all experienced times during our careers when work is particularly stressful. Work-related stress can mount up quickly when managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, and keeping up with daily responsibilities. Left to its own devices, it can leave you feeling burned out in a hurry.

People use a variety of different tactics to help them relieve work-related stress throughout their day. Below are three of my personal favorites that I use to help me keep my stress levels in check:

Smoking Breaks: A Thing of the Past?

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

As times are changing, many employers are reevaluating their policies regarding smoking breaks. More and more companies are deciding to cut back or eliminate smoking breaks. Not only do these breaks cut down productivity, they also unfairly favor smokers over non-smokers. Here are a few ways smoking breaks are harmful to both individuals and their employers.