January, 2015

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The Truth about Multitasking at the Workplace

multitasking female managerTechnologies have made us think that we can do multiple things all at once. We send emails while on the phone, watch TV while posting Facebook updates, and text while writing business letters. People tend to think that multitasking gets the job done faster. Does it?

An article published by Peter Bergman in Harvard Business Review reports that multitasking results to a 10% decrease in IQ. 10% may not seem much, but it’s actually equal to a night’s loss of sleep. Or even worse (or better, depending on who you ask), it’s twice the effect of smoking a joint.

The same study found that there was a noticeable 40% drop in work productivity in addition to an increase in stress levels. So if you think multitasking is efficient, think again.

Before multitasking in the workplace, think twice!

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Things to Consider When Shifting From Corporate to Working at Home

Pretty girl working at homeMillennials are individuals from the generation where technology has become a great part of human life. As a result, they have grown more accustomed to the use of technology in ensuring maximum productivity. According to Forbes, millennials will comprise 36% of the American workforce, and experts project that by the year 2025, 75% of the global workforce will consist of millennials.

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5 Ways to Successfully Motivate Your Employees

what are you passionate aboutMany industries today place great importance on recruiting individuals that show the highest potential in terms of talent and skill. However, not enough effort is concentrated on retaining and developing the people they already employ. When a business fails to dedicate its time and efforts towards motivating its staff, it leads to poor performance and disgruntled employees that will likely start to seek other career opportunities to pursue. However, the right motivation can transform your staff into a dedicated force that will do everything they can to help the company rise to higher levels.

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