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Dr. Helen’s Blog – Career Development, Career Management, and HR

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Are you a workaholic … or is your job just too demanding?

These days, many of us work a lot of hours. It can be hard to know if we're overworked or a workaholic. There's a difference and it can affect our health. This article by your personal Career Psychologist covers what you need to know.
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What You Need to Know About Psychometric Testing

Psychometric testing - for fun and in the context of employment - is a huge topic and industry. In this article, I explain the basics that employees and employers should keep in mind when using these tests.
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Baseball requires resilience after strikeout
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Resilience – If You Don’t Think You Have It, You Can Get It

Obviously, I consider resilience to be an essential ingredient for career development, career management, and human resources (HR). My tagline ‘Building Resilient Careers and Organizations.” In this article, I define resilience and share concrete strategies for bouncing back from setbacks - especially in the context of our work and careers.
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summer burnout from too many plans
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Summer burnout – what is it and how can it affect your job?

Summer … we all know to get the sunblock and hats out to shield us from the intense and dangerous rays. But, what about protecting ourselves from other, less obvious burns … like summer burnout?
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What We Can Learn About Hiring from Viral Posts and Basketball

In this article, I use a viral post from LinkedIn and Barack Obama's insights about the Toronto Raptors' historic 2019 NBA Championship to describe what we can learn about hiring people.
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How Leaky Time Management Can Sink Your Ship

There’s no shortage of general articles about time management, but there’s far less advice around “time leakage,” especially as it applies to professionals who can't track all their time worked so they under-bill clients for their time ...
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