How to Stay Productive While Working from Home

With COVID-19 spreading in countries throughout the world, companies including Amazon and Facebook are asking employees to work from home. Although telecommuting has been on the rise in recent years, the coronavirus outbreak may be a catalyst for dramatic change in the way we work. Now that working from home is more commonplace, employees and Read More …

Survey: Flexible Work Options Positively Impact Health

According to the results of a FlexJobs Work-Life-Relationship survey, 84% of the 2,100 respondents who have mental illnesses, such as anxiety or depression, said they thought that having a flexible job would help them better manage their mental illnesses. In addition, 35% of the overall pool of 3,900 respondents said they have had to take Read More …

Dr. Brian Lima on the Habits of Career Success

Photo from Brianlimamd.com Most professionals face challenges in the attempt to reach their career goals. How you respond to these obstacles and the habits you practice determine whether or not you’ll succeed. In his new book, Heart to Beat, Dr. Brian Lima shares the lessons he learned as he built his own career, against the Read More …

5 Coping Methods for Stress at Work

International Stress Awareness Week is November 4th through 8th. In honor of stress awareness, we’ll address a very serious and common problem: workplace stress. Almost everyone experiences stress in the workplace. There are a multitude of reasons employees might experience stress at work including a toxic company culture, a heavy workload or angry customers. Some Read More …

FlexJobs Survey: Roughly One-Third of Workers Have Left Job Due to Lack of Flexible Work Options

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   According to FlexJobs’ 2019 annual survey of more than 7,300 respondents, 30% of workers have left a job because it did not offer flexible work options, and 16% are currently looking for a new job specifically because of work flexibility issues. Given these stats, it’s not surprising that 80% of respondents said Read More …

Report: 159% Increase in Remote Work Since 2005

More workers are seeking flexibility and work-life balance. A recent report from Flexjobs and Global Workplace Analytics shows evidence of this trend. The report found an increase in remote work of 159% since 2005. This new data is based on a special analysis of the most current U.S. government data available (from 2017, released in Read More …

Brainly Aims to Help Students Share Knowledge Worldwide

Have you ever struggled with a homework problem but had no one to turn to for help? Michal Borkowski — the CEO and Co-Founder of Brainly — has created a peer-to-peer learning community allowing millions of users across the world help each other with academic questions. The company has raised $38.5 million dollars of investment to Read More …

The Best and Worst Work Environments 2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   Looking for a job can be stressful, especially when you’re fresh out of school. Pitching your capabilities to a potential employer, making a foolproof resume, and bargaining for a reasonable salary present a challenge even to the most academically accomplished graduates. In interviews, you may be asked loaded questions like “where do Read More …

A Guide to Writing a Great Professional Email

As a website owner, I receive a lot of emails. Several factors go into which emails I ignore and which ones warrant a response. These factors are important when it comes to crafting an attention grabbing, professional email. Below, how to write a great professional email that will get a response. The Title Matters Your Read More …