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Job dissatisfaction is at an all-time high. Despite fears of a recession, the Big Quit is still underway, with more and more people quitting their jobs in search of something better. I’ve written previously about the Big Quit phenomenon, and how the uncertainty of the pandemic has impacted our work-related choices. Certainly, wages are a major factor in this decision-making process. With the cost of living rising and wages not keeping pace, it’s no wonder that people are looking for greener pastures. But there’s one key factor that’s driving a lot of churn in organizations …
If you’ve ever been in a situation where you felt like your workplace was deliberately making your life miserable, you may have been the victim of “quiet firing …”
While largely unknown, Black Psychology as a discipline has an established history. As a graduate student, Dr. Helen stumbled upon a book called Black Psychology (Third Edition) which was published in 1991. The book addressed the need to develop a Black perspective on the conceptualization, research, and practice of Psychology. So many years later, with so few Black psychologists in Canada and the United States, there still is a significant gap in the field. This Q&A blog provides a quick overview.
Technology has made cheating easy. And just as cheaters can easily date multiple people without any partner being the wiser, some workers have figured out how to hold multiple jobs that their employers don’t know about …
So much has been said about the importance of psychological safety. As leaders, how does one create psychologically safe workplaces teams and cultures? And where there’s a leadership vacuum or simply a bad work environment, how can individuals preserve or bolster their own psychological safety?
PwC surveyed more than 52,000 workers in 44 countries. The results indicate that workers are increasingly unhappy with their current situation and are looking for new opportunities. The biggest motivator for a job change is reportedly more money, yet the survey also reports that fulfilment at work is just as important.
There’s no doubt about it — a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience! It’s natural to feel nervous before a job interview. After all, it’s an important event with the potential to shape your future, and you are on the hot seat. But it’s important to remember that almost everyone feels nerves at some point before an interview. It’s a sign that you care about the opportunity and want to do your best.
Anyone who’s ever been to an in-person networking event knows that they can be, well, a little awkward. As we re-adjust to in-person interactions after such a long time, things may feel even more awkward than usual. Standing around with a bunch of strangers, trying to make small talk and exchange business cards – it can feel like a lot of pressure to make a good impression.