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WORK LIFE

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  1. What graduating jobseekers need to know

    Commentary: Job snobs? Is pickiness the key reason for unemployment?

    The attitude there are jobs out there for those who want them, "glosses over the lived realities of being unemployed", researchers Greg Marston, ...
  2. Sometimes, a promotion isn’t all that great

    Commentary: Sometimes, a promotion isn’t all that great

    Thinking of taking that promotion? Pursue passion, not money, says human resource consultant Adrian Tan.
  3. Women in office stressed and frustrated

    Commentary: The hidden hell of hot-desking is much worse than you think

    Some companies have introduced rules to stem actions employees have taken to rebel against hot-desking, says the Financial Times' Pilita Clark.
  4. man, candidate, preparing for job interview

    Commentary: The generalist-specialist job distinction is holding many back

    It’s time to move beyond the generalist–specialist debate to focus on developing the critical skills needed for organisations to thrive in the ...
  5. Office workers

    Commentary: Employers have obsessed over productivity. They need to focus on people instead

    Businesses need to take extra steps to foster a positive company culture which can enable employees to attain balance in their lives while still ...
  6. Screen time smartphone iPad laptop

    Commentary: Long hours at the office could be killing you

    Workaholism can turn into a potentially fatal disorder, says University of Warwick's Shainaz Firfiray.
  7. Two person shaking hands at job interview, work meeting

    Commentary: Tattoos, being overweight or dressing casually - do looks affect your chances of getting hired?

    Is it time to redefine professionalism? Founder and managing director of NeXT Career Consulting Group Paul Heng explores if and why employers ...
  8. musical paralysis headphones

    Commentary: Working with background music may boost your productivity

    But you should note that the optimal level of noise could be different for everyone, says Edith Cowan University's Onno van der Groen.
  9. Cooking pot on stove

    Commentary: Time to cook is a luxury most families don't have

    The idea of slowing down and making time for food sounds ideal, but today's family have a lot on their plate, say social scientists Joslyn ...
  10. An open-plan office.

    Commentary: Open-plan offices are not inherently bad – you’re probably just using them wrong

    What might the set-up of an ideal workplace environment look like today? Alexander Brem shares findings of his experiment.