Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Real Talk

The 3 Happiest and 3 Least Happy Professional Industries

Why do certain industries top the happiness charts while others fail so consistently? Whether you’re just deciding on a professional path or ready for a mid-career change, here’s the psychology behind industry happiness levels. What Is Job Satisfaction? Most organizational psychologists call happiness at work “job satisfaction.” Edwin Locke, the most published organizational psychologist in […]

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alex for kununu

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Better Worklife, Real Talk, Work

How employers are dropping the ball. Badly.

We crunched the numbers. In our last six months of reviews—over a million data points—these are employers’ biggest weak spots. So what’s the deal? Job security Oof. We’re still living in the post-Great Recession economy, and the nature of employment has changed for millions of workers. The very notion of job security is dramatically different […]

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alex for kununu

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Better Worklife, Real Talk, Work

Monday Motivation: The inside scoop on office gossip.

People love talking. That’s never going to change. The challenge is navigating office gossip successfully—without becoming a victim of it. Don’t let the biggest gossip go unchallenged Get in their face a little. Entrepreneur recommends being direct with the office gossip—and letting coworkers know their behavior isn’t acceptable. Inc. agrees, pointing out that “when you […]

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