Employees are more likely to put in long hours when they’re passionate about their work.
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A sociologist took a critical look at the cherished career advice to ‘follow your passion.’ What she found is that this advice often brings unintended consequences.
Surveys suggest job satisfaction is still quite high.
The narrative of the Great Resignation is that workers hate their jobs and are desperate to quit. The data tells a somewhat different story.
Some workers, irritated that their employers didn’t trust their work habits during the COVID-19 pandemic, may be thinking of jumping ship once the crisis passes. Here’s how organizations can build morale and stop valued employees from leaving.
The post-pandemic return to work will provide an opportunity for employers and employees to reconsider relationships. Here’s how organizations can build morale and stop valued employees from leaving.
Clapping for carers in April 2020.
Work can mean more than just a pay cheque but some of the most meaningful jobs are paid the least.
Cyberloafing may not be a waste of time after all.
Employers tend to see ‘cyberloafing’ as a waste of time, but a new study suggests it serves an important function for workers.
Finding meaning in their work is a new goal for employees, along with well-being and happiness. It’s an objective for companies as well.
The search for meaning in their work is inevitable for employees seeking job satisfaction. Defining that meaning, however, can mean different things for different people.
Some people are more employable than others.
Graduate employment outcomes will determine 40% of the $80 million extra government funding for universities. This is a problem for three reasons.
By working in roles that are typically viewed as being more appropriate for women, men can break down the notions that foster gender inequalities.
South Africa has a low number of male teachers in the foundation phase. Why this must change.
People who love their jobs get different things out of it - and there’s a difference between women and men when it comes to job satisfaction.
New research reveals gender differences in what we most enjoy in a job: women enjoy being competent while men are more likely to seek a challenge.
High turnover can damage stability which is why keeping talent is so important to organisations.
A four-day week trial showed that if workers have more control over their job, they feel and perform better.
A trial of a four-day working week shows that employees felt better about their job, were more engaged and reported better work-life balance and less stress.
Having some control over your workday can make it easier to bear.
Whether they do it full-time or as a side hustle, Americans who have some say over their schedules and tasks seem to covet the flexibility.
There are huge benefits for trans people – and society – when they change their outward appearance to reflect their gender identity.
When should you let your gifted child skip grades?
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About two out of seven children are likely bored in their classrooms, as they aren’t learning much that is new. Should these children skip grades? What’s the evidence on grade-skipping?
A whopping 60% of people in the UK and US report feeling unhappy at work. Here’s how you can boost your job satisfaction.
Living the dream.
It’s Work-Life Week, when employers and employees are asked to think about how they juggle their working lives and to perhaps try to strike a balance. In the UK, we’re more likely than others in neighbouring…