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Why do we like new things?

By | Blog, Career Development, Health, Job Seeker, motivation, Recent Articles

Ever wondered why we like new things? We may want a new phone, new clothes or new places to visit? According to scientists, we like new things because we are attracted to novelty.

So, when it comes to a new year of work, is it worth translating the classic ‘new year, new me’ philosophy into the workplace? Well, it might actually be more useful than you may think. When our brains react to novelty, we release dopamine which is linked to our motivation, as well as our learning and memory capabilities. These processes are also all extremely applicable for the work environment.

To gain the benefits of ‘newness’ this year at work, here is what we suggest:

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How to stay healthy at work and manage stress

By | Blog, Employer, Health, Job Seeker, Recent Articles, Stress

Do any of the following factors feel all too familiar?

  • Heavy workloads
  • Unrealistic deadlines
  • Working overtime
  • Time pressures
  • Miscommunications
  • Lack of support

Well, they are most likely contributing to your stress levels! Don’t let work compromise your health. Staying healthy at work is essential for your productivity and wellbeing. However, we understand that work can be very stressful at times. Especially if your workplace is busy during this time of year.

Here are our tips on how to stay healthy during the stressful holiday season of work:
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