How to Avoid Burnout at Work

Posted by Paul Grewal on Sep 3, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Burnout in the workplace is very common today, thanks to our go-go-go society. 

We feel that if we're not working or being otherwise productive every second of every day, we're slacking. While productivity is a great thing, it has its place – as does relaxation. Here, we'll review some easy ways to avoid burnout. Ironically, these methods will actually make you more productive!

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Topics: Career, Work, Stress, Workplace, Burnout, Balance, Work-life Balance

How to Be Mindful When Work Gets Stressful

Posted by Paul Grewal on Sep 2, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Whether your office is a stuffy cubicle or a corner office with panoramic views, it can quickly become a pressure cooker of stress and mental strain. While stress is difficult to avoid in the workplace, there are some simple and effective ways to keep it under control. Read on for some quick ways to practice mindfulness in the workplace.  

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Topics: Meditation, Mindfulness, Career, Work, Stress, Zen, Breathe, Balance, Work-life Balance, Inner Peace

Trends in Data Analytics and Data Science

Posted by Paul Grewal on Sep 1, 2015 11:00:00 AM

As our world becomes ever more connected, the amount of data collected on all of us is increasing at lightning speed.

Here, we'll take a look at the most recent trends in the fields of data analysis and data science.

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Topics: Analytics, Data, Cloud Services, Data Science, Predictive Analysis

Hiring Trends and Most In-Demand Careers

Posted by Paul Grewal on Aug 31, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Keeping on top of the current hiring trends can increase the odds that you choose a career that will continue to be rewarding and lucrative throughout your working life. Since the landscape now shifts faster than in years past, it’s vital to pay attention to which industries are on the rise. Read on for the current hiring trends and the careers that are most in-demand by top employers.

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Topics: Data-Driven Recruiting, Career, Hiring, Work, STEM

Budget-Friendly Vacation Ideas for Busy Professionals

Posted by Paul Grewal on Aug 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Sitting in an office every day — even the coolest office on earth — can give you the itch for relaxation, adventure, or even just some unstructured time.

However, in today's fast-paced society, taking time off can be a real challenge. You already know that vacation time increases your productivity once you return to work, refreshed and recharged. Now, learn about all the ways you can sneak off for some much-needed R&R without breaking the bank.

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Topics: Relaxation, Vacation, Unwind, Balance, Work-life Balance

Increase Your Qualified Candidate Pipeline

Posted by Paul Grewal on Aug 27, 2015 11:00:00 AM

In an era when finding the right new hires can seem like a daunting task, creating an entire pipeline filled with talent looks more difficult than ever. Thankfully, there truly are wonderfully talented and qualified hires out there – you just have to know where to look and how to entice them toward your company. Read on for the top strategies on drawing talent.

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Topics: Data-Driven Recruiting, Career, Recruiting

Keep Your Mind Free by Being Stress-Free

Posted by Paul Grewal on Aug 26, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Stress is seemingly around every corner these days — and so are statistics showing just how detrimental it is to our health.

It's not just our bodies that are affected, however — it's our minds, as well. While it may look great to your boss that you never take a vacation, work through your lunch breaks and seemingly live on coffee, this strategy can be detrimental in the long run.

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Topics: Mindfulness, Career, Health, Stress Free

How to Find a Career Mentor

Posted by Paul Grewal on Aug 25, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Having a mentor is invaluable in selecting and pursuing your dream career.

While it's true that a person can do it all on their own, a mentor can provide valuable insights, advice and even warnings that are often learned the hard way.

A mentor is usually somebody who has navigated the very waters you're about to plunge into, which makes their advice some of the most useful and applicable you'll ever receive. Read on for tips on finding that mentor and making the most of their advice.

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Topics: Career, High Performance, Work, Personal Growth, Leadership, Mentorship

Creating a World-Class Company Culture

Posted by Paul Grewal on Aug 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM

The culture within your company can be one of its greatest faults or its greatest assets.

Here are some tips to enable you to create a world-class company culture, regardless the size of your workplace.

What Company Culture is

Company culture refers to the basic beliefs, tenets and worldview within a company. These things can be displayed in different ways: Some companies like to write out the basics of their beliefs – these documents are typically called mission statements. Other companies prefer to create their company culture by living it every day.

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Topics: High Performance, Work, Leadership, Culture

What Top Candidates Want From a Company

Posted by Paul Grewal on Aug 21, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Creating a company culture that is attractive to prospective employees is a huge part of securing elite job candidates.

Today's job seekers are looking for several things of great importance -- some traditional and some very modern. Read on for what today's top job candidates want in a prospective employer.

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Topics: Career, Work, Culture, Organizational Psychology

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