ARTICLES RELATING TO WORK

Unhappiness at work may lead to ill health

2016-08-23 10:58

New research suggests that the way young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically and mentally by middle age.

Ian Jones: The promise of winning – the way things could get done

2016-04-14 07:15

Ian Jones talks about people who are damaging others and themselves because their working lives are an exercise in futility.

How to deal with difficult co-workers

2016-04-01 06:30

Managers face a huge challenge every day: to effectively manage and appreciate a wide range of personalities. Here's how to cope with the most disagreeable types.

What do employees want?

2016-03-17 14:23

Research for the latest Universum Ideal Employer Rankings consists of an analysis of responses from students and professionals. So what did they have to say and how do companies measure up?

What to study in the new world of work

2016-01-13 07:30

Technology is disrupting the workplace with increasing speed and intensity.

Working remotely could boost SA economy by R17bn

2015-08-28 15:04

Remote working via the internet could boost South Africa’s GDP by 0.4%, according to a study.

Long working hours linked to alcohol abuse risk

2015-01-14 13:08

A new study finds a link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption.

Sufficient sleep linked to fewer sick days

2014-09-12 12:59

Sleeping between seven and eight hours per night results in taking fewer sick days.

Companies let employees 'escape' from work

2013-12-03 13:44

Several conglomerates have decided to set limits to help employees ease the instant communication overload via e-mails, smartphones and tablets.

Shorter working hours don't guarantee happier workers

2013-08-23 07:47

A study has found that reduction in working hours had no significant impact on overall job and life satisfaction.

 

Work takes high toll on Americans

2016-07-14 11:13

According to a poll, stress is a significant problem among American workers. Many say that their job influences their eating and sleeping habits and also affects their weight.

How to keep employees happy and productive

2016-04-05 10:00

A recent study reveals how important it is for employers to engage employees in the workplace and unpacks what can be done to achieve this.

US beer company offers to pay interns to drink beer

2016-03-18 10:47

Sound like your dream job?

Save time with these eight easy hacks

2016-02-05 07:00

If you want to get the most out of your day, effective time management is vital. Follow these eight tips to help you work smarter.

Remote working makes sense, say Fin24 users

2015-09-01 12:32

Working remotely using just an internet connection helps boost productivity, say Fin24 users.

New software aims to stop your job from killing you

2015-01-21 10:46

Sitting at a desk is seriously bad for your health, but it has to be done. This breakthrough new software offers a solution.

Can all work and no play cause type 2 diabetes?

2014-09-25 10:13

Blue-collar jobs of 55 hours a week or more might raise your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Employees benefit from natural light

2014-08-15 09:48

Workers exposed to sunshine sleep better and have a better quality of life, researchers say.

How not to annoy your colleagues

2013-09-17 09:16

From talking loudly on your cell phone and texting during meetings to dressing inappropriately and showing up late, bad manners aren't just bad form, they're bad for business.

Messy office may promote creative thinking

2013-08-19 10:03

An organised workspace seems to encourage behaviours like generosity, while a messy office may promote creative thinking.

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