Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the Workplace

It’s been a stressful time for everyone transitioning into the new normal of business. Whether working from home, remotely or trying to get used to a whole new working environment, employees are under more pressure and stress than ever before. How to know if your stress is impacting you: Feeling ‘burned out’ at work Feeling…

Ways you can manage your stress

Ways you can manage your stress

There are various causes of stress that make it difficult to have just one method of stress management. There are 4 methods you can use in response to stress: Avoid: Sometimes the causes of our stress are avoidable. For example, if being around certain people makes you feel stressed because of the way they behave,…

When is taking a pay cut okay

When is taking a pay cut okay?

Taking a pay cut is never easy but there are some situations where it makes sense. Focusing exclusively on the salary could prevent you from looking at other factors which are also important. You may need to take a pay cut when you are making a career change. This is because you won’t have the…

Responding to conflict in the workplace

Responding to conflict in the workplace

Handling conflict in the workplace is a sensitive issue which needs to be dealt with carefully. The following are practical strategies to respond to conflict that may arise: Focus on behaviour and events as opposed to personalities. Rather than generalising a behaviour, discuss what went wrong in a specific situation. Listen to what both parties…