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Breaks at work? Please do not fill your office with TVs and video games

We often hear about how organizations can and should be more flexible, not only from the point of view of the processes and bureaucracy,  but also for activities that improve… 304 more words

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Working vs not working with ME (or the time I lost my job)

Work is important to me and there are so many things I enjoy about working but it isn’t easy with illness.

At first, my workplace was sympathetic, holding my job for me and letting me take leave without pay when my sick leave ran out.   548 more words

Life With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

take your time: briefly, a case for limitless PTO

Earlier this year, Virgin Group announced a new policy allowing unlimited vacation time, or in the preferred current corporate nomenclature, paid time off. Virgin is likely the most prominent firm in the world to have moved to such a position, though they aren’t the first–a number of Silicon Valley companies have done something similar, including the very group whose subsidiary is the platform for this blog, Automattic. 623 more words


How to Leave Work at the Office

Sometimes, it’s hard to leave for the day and head home without a work worry on your mind. We all think about tomorrow’s calendar and all the things we have to do; we check our work email well after the workday is done. 293 more words


Cost to Replace an Employee

I have been reading articles regarding the cost of employee turnover, specifically for professionals.  The numbers are staggering.  According to a Center for American Progress study who reviewed over 30 case studies, they found that it costs business roughly about 20% of an employees salary to replace that worker.   170 more words

Work-life Balance

#Career Thanksgiving Therapy for #postgradlife & #cubiclelife dwellers

Having Black Friday off without having to take a personal day is one of the many things in corporate life that I am grateful for. Please “Like” this post and raise your thumb if you need a four day weekend – RIGHT NOW! 511 more words


Morning Walks

I’m going to try walking in the morning instead of the evenings. If I can incorporate an evening walk or any type of workout, it’ll be a bonus.  216 more words