Linked: Where Did Our Lunch Breaks Go?

posted in: Career, Links 0 |
Reading Time: 2 minutes

My point in describing these things is not to brag about how much work I do, or how many teams I interact with, but to point out that it’s easy to find your time and energy completely blocked and scheduled for you. Fighting burn out means protecting, and sometimes fighting for, your free time, including a lunch break.

Employers who are interested in not burning out their employees would do well to recognize that as well. As the article below points out, remote working gives us all a lot more flexibility to take breaks, and then do some of our work on our own schedule, since we no longer have to commute, or be in a location, but that doesn’t mean you work all day, and then also into the night.

Breaks matter. Balance matters. Remote work is a great way to find your own level of flexibility, and to provide it to your employees. I suggest you figure that out.… Read More

Linked: Mental health widely seen as a barrier to career progression

posted in: Career, Links, Mental Health 0 |
Reading Time: 2 minutes

I could see this being true, because we know there is a lot of stigma surrounding mental health issues in the workplace:

“New research from recruitment agency Hays claims that nearly a quarter (24 percent) of those who have or have experienced a mental health condition feel they do not have equal access to the same career progression opportunities as other colleagues. Similarly, 12 percent of those who have had or experienced mental ill health said they felt this had led to their chances of being selected for a job being lowered.”… Read More

Shared Links (weekly) Oct. 11, 2020

posted in: Links 0 |
Reading Time: 1 minute

World Mental Health Day: Leaders Must Prioritize The Whole Wellbeing Of Employees

eDiscovery Market Trends That Can No Longer Be Ignored

Securing Your WordPress Installation

FBI Warning: Using Hotel Wireless Networks is Risky

How to Recognize if Your Colleague is Struggling

Mental health days. Meeting-free times. Companies are adding new benefits to help workers cope

Looking back at the International Panel at Relativity Fest

Microsoft announces new initiatives to promote cybersecurity awareness

Facebook Introduces Mental Health Resource Hub

How To Blog Effectively Every Time

How to talk about mental health with your boss

The Case for Native, I Swear… Read More

1 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 197

Privacy Policy Settings

x

Follow me on social media

Facebook

Instagram

Linkedin

Twitter