What To Do If Your Job Is Killing You

Author: Stav Ziv Source: The Muse If Jeffrey Pfeffer had to sum up his latest book in one sentence, he’d say that “the workplace is killing us and nobody cares.” Take a minute, because that’s quite a summary. You should care, obviously. Employees, employers, governments, and societies all suffer from the effects of toxic work …

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How to Gauge a Company’s Culture in an Interview

Author: Emily Lamia Source: Idealist Careers Culture. It’s a big word. But what does it really mean? We seem to know how to identify bad organizational culture: constant stress, unreasonable workloads, and passive aggressive or mean people. But aside from unlimited snacks, casual Fridays, and a summer picnic, what goes into determining how to define …

5 Characteristics of a Positive Work Environment

Author: Michael Poh Source: Hongkiat Aside from the job scope itself, one factor that significantly influences how employees feel about work is the environment. By work environment, I mean everything that forms part of employees’ involvement with the work itself, such as the relationship with co-workers and supervisors, organizational culture, room for personal development, etc. …

Enjoy The Summer Sun Even While Working Full Time

Author: Ariella Coombs Source: Careerealism There you are: sitting on the beach, covered in sunscreen, reading your favorite book, drinking your favorite drink under the cool shade of an umbrella. Life doesn’t get any better than this… Suddenly, a door slams, a phone rings, a printer turns on. You jolt back into consciousness. You’re at …