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Ways motherhood can boost your career

Career and motherhood have been known for the longest time to compete or fight each other. This because of the difference in perceived personalities of a woman when she is at home and in the professional environment. At home, the woman is viewed as tender and nurturing, while at work, she is considered tough-minded with […]

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Cultivating empathy in the workplace

Empathy is the natural human ability to feel what others feel.  This trait allows us to connect, be compassionate and understand others both personally and professionally. Empathy is vital in an organization because it makes a workplace fruitful. After all, employees are honest, transparent, and human. Empathy is divided into three as discussed below; Cognitive […]

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Workplace pet peeves that kill productivity

Workplace pet peeves refer to common grievances at the office that are irritating and hinder you from doing your job or simply just annoy you. Workplaces come with people, habits, and situations that irritate us no matter how much we love our jobs. To be honest, these pet peeves wear us down and slash our […]

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Issues affecting women in the workplace

Last month, The world explicitly addressed women’s issues. The highlight was the commission on the status of Women (CSW65) event where the priority theme was, Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life and the elimination of violence for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. For the longest […]

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Infusing Humanity In The Workplace

Apart from our families and loved ones, our colleagues make up most of our human interactions daily. Nothing compares to genuine and authentic human interactions because the memories and experiences we share give life meaning at the end of the day. How then does an organization infuse humanity in the workplace? 1. Appreciation Appreciation increases […]

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The highs of women in the workplace

The month of March is known for celebrating women. Women’s achievements, issues, concerns, commitment and challenges are highlighted and discussed throughout the month uniquely and memorably. We recently celebrated International women’s day, where the theme was  #Choosetochallenge. Currently, the sixty-fifth session of The Commission on the Status of Women (CWS65) is underway till 26th March. […]

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Hate your job? 10 Reasons your job is failing you

A past study by Gallup showed that only 15 % of full-time employees worldwide are engaged at work. It is safe to say the remaining at least 70% are not engaged because they hate their job. What could be the reason for this? The study attributes these shocking numbers to a lack of job satisfaction, […]

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Toxic work situations and how to deal with them

Toxic workplaces are like slow poison being drip-fed into employees’ self-esteem, confidence & identity daily. A toxic workplace atmosphere is continuously filled with negativity and politics. A workplace is made toxic by individuals at any level of the organization. Business owners, managers, employees, and support staff can participate in turning the atmosphere negative. The unpleasant […]

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7 Things HR department do to help employees succeed

 The role of the Human Resource department is to ensure both the company and employees succeed. A company can only succeed when employees find success within the company. For this reason, HR personnel has been tasked with roles beyond policies implementation, recruitment, and onboarding. Additional roles such as positive employee branding increased employee engagement, and […]

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Power of learning, unlearning and relearning in your career

As human beings, we are born with a unique ability to learn. We learn every aspect of life from either family, school, friends, books, and many other sources. Learning has been termed the best way to absorb knowledge, and the beauty is that it is constant. In our country, We have a whole learning system […]

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