Workplace

Our growing sense of aloneness is strongly related to the shift towards working from home and our over-reliance on technology to communicate.

Occupational loneliness: When the home office doesn’t work


In many ways a virtual interview should be treated like a face-to-face interview - taken seriously, with research and preparation.

Direct to video: ‘the new normal’ for job interviews


Too many organisations are not taking the time to make sure their employees are developing soft skills, and too few organisations reward soft skills.

Can you learn soft skills?


Good listeners listen to try to make sense for themselves; great listeners help the speaker make sense for them.

Why the cost of not listening is bigger than you think


The firms that succeed in adopting the right technologies and adapting to flexible work arrangements are likely to be better able to weather the current crisis.

Top tech tools to help you work from home


Professionals in the US spend an average of 38 minutes in a teleconference, with 13 of those minutes wasted on unnecessary interruptions and distractions.

How to run a successful teleconference


There’s a solid and growing database of valid and reliable research that has found that happy workers are better workers.

5 ways to be happier at work


People will remember, at the end of this, how they were treated by their employer.

Controlling the message in the COVID-19 era


Does our new working-from-home arrangement spell a departure from the norm, or is it the new normal?

Home affairs: Goodbye to open-plan offices?


Setting small, achievable goals, such as eating more healthily, can help mental health. Achieving even one goal can boost our confidence and sense of self efficacy.

Post-crisis psychology: Staying calm during the storm


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