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 Howe

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Finding THAT Job

Are You Searching for the Wrong Things? Research Shows What Actually Matters in a Career

Right now, there are 16 million unemployed Americans looking for a job. Many more are employed but still chasing the elusive goal of “meaningful work.” Seventy percent of millennials are disengaged at work and, according to a 2016 Deloitte survey, 44% want to leave their job within the next two years. And they probably will: […]

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alex for kununu

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Better Worklife, Work

Stop overworking. It’s called work/life *balance* for a reason.

All you late-night email checkers, you weekend overtimers, you never-take-a-sick day martyrs…take a seat. Guess what — overworking yourself doesn’t make you a better at your job. In fact, a 2014 White House study found “a significant positive relationship between work/life balance practices and total factor productivity” in a study of over 700 firms in […]

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