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  • 5 Survey Tips to Spot Disengagement
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  • Managing Emotions at the Office
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  • The Downside of Praise & Upside of Criticism
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    The benefits of diversity in the workplace do not need to be proven anymore. We know for example that gender diversity at the top positively affects firm’s performance, and that suspicion of racial discrimination has a devastating impact on job attitudes, health and citizenship behaviors. But bey...
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    Companies truly benefit from having a strong Human Resources (HR) department. But alas, not all businesses have gotten the memo. When your boss doesn’t listen (or the problem you’re having is with your boss), HR is supposed to be the place you can turn to for help. But when an HR department under...
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    Lying is wrong. It hurts others, it damages your reputation, it can be difficult to stop once you start, and it’s not great for your health. But white lies are different, right? Well, certain kinds actually can be. Like any community, an office can survive—and occasionally even profit from—a litt...
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    We all need a break now and then, especially at work. Workers who don’t take regular breaks are shown to have a higher burnout rate, lower productivity, and a decreased resistance to distractions. So, whether you’re shrouded in brain fog or tearing through that to-do list, you should regularly ta...
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  • Does Gender Bias Still Exist in Today's Workplace?
    Learn how gender bias exist in the 21st century.