Would you be surprised if I told you that mental health and substance abuse counselors are going to be in demand as of 2021? According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics requests for mental health, substance abuse, and behavioral disorder counselors are predicted to rise by 25% in theContinue reading “3 Tips on Dealing with Long-Term Stress”
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Why volunteering activities are advertised in the times of workplace crisis?
One of my LinkedIn contacts has recently shared a post regarding social impact and volunteering, sharing her favorite resources and communities she is currently engaged with. It got me thinking about voluntary work, and why we are talking about it more often especially in the times of global workplace crisis. I personally took up aContinue reading “Why volunteering activities are advertised in the times of workplace crisis?”
4 Ways To Empower Women On Their Professional Journey
Did you know that studies show most women apply for a job only when feeling 100% qualified? It is also common for a woman to be speaking too fast during a meeting out of fear not to be interrupted. In the 21st century, most women are still struggling in their careers because they lack guidanceContinue reading “4 Ways To Empower Women On Their Professional Journey”
How to prepare for the future of jobs with AI accelerated growth?
Change is inevitable, like it or not. It feels most painful when we tend to resist it. This year global pandemic has proven our ability to adapt and change, define the new normal, and get creative in working from home. What is the next change that we need to embrace in order to make itContinue reading “How to prepare for the future of jobs with AI accelerated growth?”
How to pursue your dreams when discouraged from doing so?
Most of us have a tendency to undervalue the experiences we gained during professional journey if it was not subject or tool specific, and I am not any different. Someone once told me I have so much life experience from the professional world worth sharing that I did not think had much value, until IContinue reading “How to pursue your dreams when discouraged from doing so?”
How to keep a healthy mind under growing pressure since work from home and uncertainty in the world?
Have you ever experienced a burnout at work? If you have not, there is a good chance one of your colleagues has or is very close to having one. Studies show that among common causes of workplace absence is mental health problems – mental exhaustion and work-related stress in particular. Stress can easily build upContinue reading “How to keep a healthy mind under growing pressure since work from home and uncertainty in the world?”
How to deal with social inequality in the workplace?
A few months ago, I was asked to explore the topic of social inequality in the workplace as it was troubling one of my friends. This topic caught my attention immediately due to the issue of inequality, also I admired the awareness and desire to do something about it. How are we dealing with socialContinue reading “How to deal with social inequality in the workplace?”
Why learn how to fail?
Last week I participated in a Virtual Success Summit as I was looking for more inspiration for my mentoring and coaching development. I did not set any expectations for this event, so it did not come as a surprise that most of the talks about success were based on the pain, repetitive failure and storiesContinue reading “Why learn how to fail?”
How to lay off employees in a humane way and not crash them on the exit
It is quite normal to be waking up to the news of yet one more layoff from another company struggling to survive the consequences of this pandemic. The unemployment rates are spiking up with a blink of an eye and numbers of people being let go are between 10% to even 50%, and many companiesContinue reading “How to lay off employees in a humane way and not crash them on the exit”
How to ask for and offer help during uncertainty
During this critical time in history we talk about leadership and crisis management more than ever. We see a lot of behavioral models* being tested, we question organizational structures in our companies, and we find a new article every day describing techniques on leading through uncertainty. This might seem like a C-level discussion that doesContinue reading “How to ask for and offer help during uncertainty”