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8 Tips For Dealing With Stress & Top 10 Most And Least Stressful Jobs

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Here are 8 tips from Dr. Kevin Klassen, a cardiologist with Scottsdale Healthcare, and Dr. Anne-Marie Reed, a board certified family physician at Camelback Health Care, for dealing with workplace stress: 1. Do what you can to have a positive outlook about your job, knowing that better alternatives will be hard to find and that… Read More →

Do Men Care About Work-Life Balance?

Dad working from home

In a word, yes! When it comes to work and family, men and women are more alike than different, according to a new research study of employees around the world. This finding conflicts with a widely held assumption that male identity is rooted in work, whereas women place a higher priority on personal and family… Read More →

Five Ways To Reduce Stress In The Workplace

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Communicate:If co-workers are causing you stress, ask yourself — why? Perhaps the two of you just aren’t communicating. Put yourself in their shoes — listen to their needs and see if you can accommodate them. If you can, a source of conflict is removed and so is the stress associated with it. If you can… Read More →

Listening to Employees

Listen to your employees - AZ Business Magazine June 2010

In tough times, the give-and-take relationship between workers and employers needs to be nurtured U.S. productivity is up. According to the latest reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual measure of labor productivity increased 3.8 percent from 2008 to 2009. While some may view this as a sign of an economic recovery, the… Read More →

Cash Strapped Companies Seek Solutions

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The economic downturn and volatility of the financial markets has left a large number of established businesses with difficulty managing cash flow. Cash-strapped businesses, big and small, are paying their bills more slowly than ever. It’s a cash flow river — or trickle in this case — that flows downhill, impacting the businesses below that… Read More →

Staying Healthy At Work

hand sanitizer helps stay healthy at work

Stress is present in almost everyone’s lives today, particularly with the cloud of an unstable economy hanging over the country. Not surprisingly, work is one of the top things that cause people stress. The problem doesn’t end there. Stress can affect more than our mindset and our mood — it can affect our health. The… Read More →

Creating More Efficient Workspaces Can Increase Productivity And Reduce Costs

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Bracing for austere times ahead, office leaders have two obvious places to cut back: payroll and real estate. No one would suggest that cutting staff is an easy or enjoyable thing to do, but it can be an opportunity. Space freed by reductions in payroll can be reorganized to improve workplaces, bolster worker morale and… Read More →