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4 Ways to Prevent Workplace Burnout

By Constance Du on Jun 9, 2017 11:47:57 AM

When you have projects, presentations, and deadlines piling on top of each other, it’s easy to get lost in it all. When the stress becomes overwhelming, you put yourself at risk for burnout on the job, a state that will make it even harder for you to handle all of your responsibilities.

Workplace burnout goes beyond being tired or a little bit overworked. When you experience burnout, you face inhibiting problems, such as the inability to concentrate or focus, lasting exhaustion, loss of motivation, or even emotional withdrawal. Although being overstressed typically entails too much, burnout entails not enough; namely, not enough hope, motivation, or energy to complete your work or deal with responsibilities. There is no question, then, that that the effects of burnout can negatively impact your productivity, personal life, and career.

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8 Habits of Productive Workers

By Elizabeth Paul on Apr 27, 2017 12:02:08 PM

If you want to be successful in any field, you need to be productive and efficient with your work. But productivity isn’t simply getting work done and calling it a day; it’s doing your best with the time that you have and finishing your work effectively, efficiently, and in a way that meets your goals and standards.

Productivity doesn’t always come easily or naturally to individuals, but you don’t need to be a natural-born example of productivity; you can learn along the way of your professional development and career. Here are eight habits of productive people that you can apply to your life to make yourself more productive.

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What To Do on a Slow Day at Work to Stay Productive

By Elizabeth Paul on Dec 27, 2016 1:42:07 PM

During my first job as a teenager, I didn’t have a whole lot to do at work. Most days were slow and without demand, so I had learn pretty quickly that it was up to me to take things into my own hands and make the workday productive. And the truth is, that doesn’t only happen to high schoolers working after school. It happens in the professional world, too.

Some days at work can feel hectic and overwhelming, but other days are, well, just slow. You might not have much to do, but you can’t quite leave yet, so why not turn that extra time into something productive? It’s a good skill to have, and it’ll do wonders for keeping you away from boredom and watching the clock at work.

Here are five ways to turn your slow afternoon into a productive one.

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