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Thursday, August 11, 2022

High-stressed jobs can lead to early grave: Study

October 17, 2016 11:39:35 am

If you are in a high-stress job, chances are you are heading towards innumerable health conditions, even early death, than those who have flexibility and discretion in their jobs.


Working It Out: Here’s what makes an entrepreneur

October 5, 2016 12:59:49 pm

Five ways how entrepreneurial culture can and should be encouraged today.


Gender bias at workplace may affect manager’s image

October 4, 2016 9:11:36 pm

Professor Joyce Bono of Florida University found that when evaluating managers who exhibited equal levels of ineffective interpersonal behaviours, supervisors were more likely to choose men over Women.


How firms treat staff, affects their resignation style: Study

September 25, 2016 7:53:19 pm

The by-the-book and perfunctory resignations are the most common, but roughly one in 10 employees quits in bridge-burning style.


Tasks with deadline may be low on quality

September 25, 2016 2:34:27 pm

The study suggests that managers need to be vigilant about understanding the negative work quality effects of using deadlines.

Have a tattoo? It may land you a job!

September 18, 2016 4:15:54 pm

The research suggested that some managers think tattoos on staff can "positively convey an organisation's image".


From duped maids to rice farmers, Asian women lead the way in businesses to aid society, says poll

September 15, 2016 12:46:38 pm

Women interviewed across Asia described a fairer playing field and higher drive to put compassion over valuation as the reason women are doing so well as social entrepreneurs.


It’s men who get pay hike when asked for, not women

September 11, 2016 8:55:37 pm

Women as often as men ask for a wage hike -- but it's the males who are more likely to get it than the females


Ladies! Gaining weight may reduce your job prospects

September 9, 2016 10:21:08 pm

Women face weight-based prejudice at the workplace - even when their body mass index (BMI) is within the healthy range, the study found.


At workplace, women better at negotiating for friends: Study

September 8, 2016 9:02:56 pm

The study found that women negotiate better outcomes when negotiating on behalf of others whom they care about, while men do not exhibit a difference in this respect.


Listening to music at work may boost team spirit

August 24, 2016 8:18:30 pm

During the tests when happy, upbeat music was played like "Brown Eyed Girl" by Van Morrison or "Yellow Submarine" by the Beatles, team members were more likely to contribute tokens to the group's value.


How inconsistent work hours affect employees’ personal life

August 22, 2016 7:32:02 pm

“Unpredictable work schedules and unstable hours create significant costs of time and money for millions of workers and their families," said Ryan Finnigan.