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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. Every aspect of life is learned from either family, school, friends, books, and many other sources. Learning has been termed as the best way to absorb knowledge and the beauty of it is that it is constant. In our country, We have a […]

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Supporting mental health in the workplace

Paying attention to employees’ mental health should be a top priority for employers. The modern workplace has become so toxic with elements like negativity, bullying, poor communication, unhealthy competition, long working hours, and distrust being the order of the day. Many people spend a huge part of their lives at work so if the work […]

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How to deal with office romance

Navigating the twist and turns of office romance is a tricky affair. The workplace is a fertile ground for office romance due to familiarisation with each other’s ideas, feelings, ambitions, interests, mannerisms, values, preferences, personal habits, long working hours, and conversations that harbor vulnerability. A lot of people meet, flirt, fall in love, and explore […]

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7 ways to say no in the workplace without burning bridges

Saying no in the workplace is one of the things most professionals struggle with especially when dealing with their bosses. The thought of saying no to colleagues, bosses, and even clients has left many employees stressed and afraid to disappoint as it always feels like the wrong answer. This in return has left many employees […]

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5 ways to create an Inclusive Workplace

An inclusive workplace is an environment that values and appreciates the diversity of its workforce. It is a workplace that embraces employees’ differences in terms of age, ethnicity, religion, gender, worldviews, background, perspective on issues, and much more. In turn, these differences harness creativity and innovation. The key component of an inclusive workplace is making […]

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How to Manage gossip in the workplace

Gossip is common in most workplaces. There will always be colleagues who speculate about their co-workers and their motives. Most often, this normally turns out into rumor-mongering and sometimes, outright lies. The bad news is that gossip can wreck careers, reputations, Kill morale, and cause anxiety and tension in the workplace. Therefore, there is a […]

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5 Workplace trends to embrace in 2020

The modern workplace is constantly evolving. As we speak, the way employers hire and retain top talents in the company is slowly facing a slew of era-defining changes. Earlier on, most employers were concerned about open offices, others demanded that employees had to report at work and by a certain time for them to remain […]

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Importance of soft skills in the workplace

Employers never cease to be picky. When it comes to recruitment, most look for capabilities to perform tasks needed, training, and industry & general knowledge that a candidate has. These are commonly referred to as hard skills. In recent times, most recruiters are focusing more on soft skills that candidates have to offer. Soft skills […]

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