Why we hate to wait
Why are some of us willing to pay extra to have a task completed ahead of time, or work additional hours more when it allows us to achieve closure sooner? Read what the researchers have to say.
Workplace ostracism is clearly associated with healthcare workers' job satisfaction, stress, and perceived health
The researchers know how experienced loneliness weakens job satisfaction as such but, according to this study, ostracism is far worse.
Work? Let the games begin!
What sould the workplace look like for humans? Dr Bob compares hunter-gatherers with todays workplaces.
Improving your work-life balance can make you a more effective leader at work
"However, I expect that a lot of after-hours working–either at the office or at home is a form of escape from dysfunctional family life."
Workplace stress in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic
"Stress is something that has been understudied. Moving forward, it is critical to build a healthier workplace with fewer hazards and less stress.”
Why silly distractions at work can actually be good for you
Can a YouTube video really help when it comes to dealing with annoying emails or dreaded tasks?
Some types of stress good for brain functioning? Maybe
Low to moderate levels of stress can help individuals develop resilience and cope with future stressful experiences, as well as reduce the risk of developing mental health disorders.
Bad decisions made under pressure
All of us are forced at times to make decisions under pressure. For many of us, most of our decisions are made under conditions of stress caused by the pressure of increasing work demands placed upon us.
Many American workers plan to change jobs in coming year
Work stress related to low salaries, long hours and a lack of opportunity for growth and advancement has increased since the start of the pandemic. More than 40% of workers plan to switch jobs in the coming year, which could impact many industries already facing labor shortages.
You can have too much of a good thing, says study of financial analysts' work-life balance
Making improvements to hardworking analysts’ work-life balance produces dividends for the company and the analysts’ careers, but there's a limit to the positive performance impact, with a little bit stress a good thing.
Toxic workplaces increase risk of depression by 300%
Psychosocial safety climate (PSC) is the term used to describe management practices and communication and participation systems that protect workers’ mental health and safety. Poor workplace mental health can be traced back to poor management practices, priorities and values, which then flows through to high job demands and low resources.
Female lawyers more likely to report stress, risky drinking than male lawyers
Recent reports indicate lawyers suffer from especially high rates of depression, anxiety, and substance misuse, as well as high rates of attrition, particularly among women. Binge drinking and problem gambling among female lawyers and other professionals was higher than that of males. On the other hand, cocaine use was higher among male lawyers.
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