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Thursday, November 5, 2015

8 signs you are suffering from work stress

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A little bit of pressure at work is good for you, but there is absolutely no health benefit to being too stressed at work, says Joan Kingsley, a consultant clinical and organisational therapist.   Kingsley spent 25 years researching workplace psychology and co-authored a book, ‘The Fear-free Organization: Vital Insights from Neuroscience to Transform Your Business Culture’ […]

Gaining authority at work can make you pile on pounds

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According to a study by the University of Adelaide, gaining authority at work can make you pile on the pounds. Psychologists interviewed 450 middle-aged men and women who worked in a variety of jobs. Researchers found that those who had to make a lot of decisions in their jobs tended to have a bigger waist […]

Swiss up your meeting at the Zurich Marriott Hotel

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Planning a meeting in Zurich? Experience a touch of Swissness during your meeting and treat your delegates with Swiss delights. The Zurich Marriott Hotel provides the perfect setting for a truly memorable visit to Switzerland. Only steps from Zurich train station and a 15-minute drive to Zurich International Airport, the Zurich Marriott Hotel boasts 266 […]

Poppies in the workplace: the myths and realities

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It’s the time of year when companies are making headlines over their policy on wearing poppies at work. The experts at Personnel Today have outlined some myths and realities about the issue to help businesses avoid sticky situations with employees. Myth: belief in the importance of the poppy is philosophicalAlthough companies that land in hot […]

Why are men scared to help female colleagues?

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Dr Kim Elsesser recently released the results of her study, which she claims proves that men are often afraid to help or socialise with female colleagues for fear of being accused of sexual harassment. Dr Elsesser worked on Wall Street for Morgan Stanley, where she noticed a divide between her male and female colleagues. Women […]