Today’s Solutions: February 29, 2024

Worklife

Learn about how you can achieve a better work-life balance, and check out the latest news about the world of work, including advancements on ideas like the four-day work week and universal basic income.

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Navigating counteroffers: a complete guide to making the right career move

Starting a job search is like stepping onto a carousel of potential opportunities. Once you secure that amazing new job offer, the excitement is palpable. But what if, just as you're about to embark on a new chapter, your existing employer surprises you with a counteroffer that seems too Read More...

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Hospitality workers’ wages get unprecedented boost with 30% wage increases

In an unexpected turn of events, the hospitality industry, long associated with some of the lowest-paid occupations, is undergoing a wage revolution. Over the last four years, salary raises in the industry have pushed hospitality workers' wages up by almost 30 percent, a significant increase that Read More...

The power of skill-based hirin

The power of skill-based hiring in building an equitable workforce landscape

In the world of job recruitment, a prevalent trend known as qualification inflation developed, turning hiring processes into a difficult landscape. Qualification inflation, also known as degree inflation, is the increasing demand for degrees and significant experience, to the point that job Read More...

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Navigating the complex world of hormonal balance

In the age of social media, claims regarding hormone imbalances abound, with quick solutions ranging from raw carrot salads to specific coffee-drinking times. However, doctors warn against depending on these unproven therapies, highlighting the necessity of understanding hormones as a complex Read More...

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Turning the tide after losing your temper: an expert guide at cooling down and bouncing back

Ever had one of those moments where your temper got the best of you, and you ended up unleashing your inner Hulk? We've all been there - a moment of explosive anger that leaves us with lingering guilt and regret. Losing our temper is a part of being human, but the aftermath doesn't have to be a Read More...

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Insights from a language expert: master confident communication in 2024

Communication is more than simply the words you use; it is also about how you use them. Confident communication is more than a show of bravado. To come across as assertive without sounding arrogant is a delicate dance of words and tone. But how can you strike this balance? Here are a few smart tips Read More...

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Boosting your attention span: Tips to train your brain

We understand attention as a distinct mental or neurological process—however, as research in this field makes clear, "attention" is just the name we give to a variety of mechanisms we have for filtering out irrelevant or overwhelming information. The ability to selectively focus attention on Read More...

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Drink like a centenarian: The top 5 beverages for longevity

Currently, the oldest person on the planet is an impressive 118 years old. However, new research suggests that we could theoretically live up to 150 years. Imagine all the things we could accomplish with that kind of time!  To increase your chances of a long and healthy life, take some notes Read More...

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'Tis the season to land your ideal job: 5 expert techniques to improve your holiday job search

The holiday season isn't only about making merry and meeting with family and friends; it's also an excellent time to ramp up your job search! As the year comes to a close, many professionals experience a surge of inspiration to pursue new employment prospects. Taking advantage of the holiday mood Read More...

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Parental leave revolution: South Africa's landmark decision sets new standards

South Africa plans to pioneer shared parental leave, making it the first country in Africa to implement this provision. The country's highest court recently declared that both parents had the right to time off following the birth or adoption of a child, allowing them to determine how to divide a Read More...