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Working from Home: ePresenteeism & Employee Burnout

New research reveals that three in five (58%) HR managers fear that the mental health impact of working from home due to Coronavirus is so great that they will lose staff, who could be forced to take time out of work due to burnout. The research, commissioned by LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network,  in partnership with…

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Green Jobs: Tracking Growth for UK Sustainability Professionals

The UK is a hotspot for “green jobs” with London ranking 6th globally for its concentration of sustainability professionals, according to new data from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. Overall, the UK saw a 12% increase in the number of sustainability professionals last year, higher than the global average of 7.5%, as the impact of…

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Survival Tips for Parents Who Now Must Work from Home

On the afternoon of Friday, 20 March, schools across the UK were ordered to close ‘until further notice’ to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic across Great Britain and Northern Ireland. At the same time, organizations that have avoided being shuttered under the directive of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have moved their operations…

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How to Deal With a Bully in the Office

Bet you thought you’d left the bullies behind at school! Sadly, bullying is every bit as much of a problem for adults as it is for kids. Science has shown that bullies often act the way they do as a way of unleashing the pent-up feelings they’ve stored from their own traumatic experiences, stress, or…

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How to Cope When You Feel Overwhelmed at Work

Work is a fact of life for most of us. We can’t choose whether we go to work or not because we need the money, so that means we have to put up with a lot of situations we wouldn’t necessarily choose to encounter and many of them can feel overwhelming. But just as we…

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Work-Related Stress Causing Burnout for Nurses

With the Coronavirus pandemic gripping most of the globe it comes as no surprise there is considerable pressure on our medical staff. Frontline medical workers such as doctors and nurses bear the brunt of a world health crisis like the one we are currently facing. It will be no surprise that research has found a…

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How to Hack Your Lunch Hour

The importance of taking a lunch break cannot be understated. Both for your mental health as well as your physical health, your lunch break offers you an opportunity to decompress and take a break from the task at hand. But, unfortunately, not enough Americans take an actual lunch break. And while it’s important to eat,…

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How to Beat Sunday Sadness

Though Sunday is supposed to be a restful and relaxing day before the work week starts up again, the reality is that this usually isn’t the case. In reality, 80% of professionals actually spend their Sundays worried about the week ahead, or dreading going back to work.  Given the name “Sunday Scaries,” this Sunday anxiety…

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Getting the Most from Flexible and Remote Working

Covid-19 has brought a renewed focus on flexible working as we all struggle to adapt to the new normal. However, Covid-19 is not the first or last major disruption we are likely to face in the future and businesses will have to adapt. Some are further ahead of the curve than others – not only…