Is talking about your stress a healthy release or does it make it worse? Nadine Greiner, Ph.D. Published 4:38 pm CDT, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | Getty Images Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | Getty Images Should You or Should You Not Vent About Your Stress? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Most jobs generate some level of stress. According to the American Institute of Stress, nearly half of workers (40%) say that their job is very or extremely stressful. When we’re stressed, it feels good to vent to colleagues or loved ones. Unfortunately, venting about workplace stress is … [Read more...] about Should You or Should You Not Vent About Your Stress?
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When people are under stress, they sometimes say things to let off steam. Such a remark then reveals anger, frustration or maybe just calculated provocation: “I've been wondering what the special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted Brexit, without even a sketch of a plan how to carry it out safely.” That was of course EU Council President Donald Tusk, speaking to reporters after his meeting with the Irish Prime Minister. Tusk's blunt language revealed the hostility London may face if it fails to find a compromise with European neighbors whom it will be counting on to maintain good relations in the future. Reactions in Britain and in the EU were what you would expect from two sides digging deeper and deeper into the trenches. While Theresa May's spokesman a diplomatically suggested Tusk's remarks were “not helpful”, others took off the gloves. The hard-line Brexiteer Nigel Farage, for instance, never shy to land a catchy punch if nothing else works, … [Read more...] about State of the Union: raising hell over Brexit, generation climate and unusual encounters
PUBLISHED: 12:03 26 January 2019 Steve Russell Ray Sidaway in 2010, during the Save Kiln Meadow campaign Picture: PHIL MORLEY Archant The Westbourne High School teacher also gave hundreds of youngsters a love of cricket Helping people learn about and safeguard the natural world can involve getting a bit mucky... But it's fun. This was one of the Suffolk Wildlife Trust midweek work parties installing a dipping platform. Ray Sidaway is on the right Picture: Stuart HollandRay Sidaway will be widely remembered for his dedication and enthusiasm for nature conservation in Ipswich and around Suffolk. Key roles included being spokesman for the successful Save Kiln Meadow campaign and chairman of Ipswich Wildlife Group. In a 25-year teaching career and in his 20 years as a cricket coach he helped shape the formative years of thousands of young people.Ray was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, on May 15, 1947. His early years were blighted by health problems; … [Read more...] about Tributes: Was Ray Sidaway one of your teachers in Ipswich?
Do any of these 'signs' sound painfully familiar? If so, your career might be at a standstill ... Lucas Miller Published 10:34 am CST, Thursday, January 17, 2019 Photo: Mladen_Kostic | Getty Images Photo: Mladen_Kostic | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Mladen_Kostic | Getty Images 4 Signs Your Employer Doesn't Plan On (Ever) Promoting You 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Picture this: You’ve got the next rung on the ladder in your sights, and you’re checking all the boxes: You regularly get to work on time, you reliably over-perform on your projects and you’re trying your hardest to act like a leader. You really want that promotion, … [Read more...] about 4 Signs Your Employer Doesn’t Plan On (Ever) Promoting You
Apply for a job at Hilton International and three different computer systems have to approve your application before a human being will look at it. That’s the process Sarah Smart, vice president of global recruitment, outlines as she explains how the hotel chain uses artificial intelligence to weed out thousands applying for work in customer care: First, an applicant tracking system searches people’s resumes for keywords matching the job description. Next, a chatbot asks them a series of yes or no questions to make sure they meet requirements, like, Do you have internet access for work-from-home positions? The ones who say yes get interviewed. But not by a person: This interview is with a predictive AI application called HireVue. Related: Moneyball for business: How AI is changing talent management Founded in 2004, the Salt Lake City company has raised more than $90 million in venture capital investment. “It’s a one-way interview,” says Smart. … [Read more...] about This bot judges how much you smile during your job interview