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How Your Desk Job Can Damage Your Eyes — And What You Can Do About It

These days, many of us have jobs that require us to stare at computer screens for hours at a time. That can put a real strain on our eyes. Eye problems caused by computer use fall under the heading computer vision syndrome (CVS). It isn’t one specific problem. Instead, it includes a whole range of eye strain and pain. What can we do about it? https://www.forbes.com/sites/shelcyvjoseph/2019/05/12/how-your-desk-job-can-damage-your-eyes-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/#10a0f7b96fdb #computerscreen #vision #detrimental #CVS #protect #eyes #diet #techniques #HR…

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Technology use is shaping the employment market across Singapore

“As Singapore leads the way in social media penetration in South East Asia with 83 per cent of the population on social media, it is not unusual that this number reflects the changing dynamics between employers, employees and prospective employees,” says Grant Torrens, business director at Hays Singapore. 2019 will not only see a continuous proliferation in the use of social media by employers to attract candidates, but also the rise in candidates making use…

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Work From Home? Here’s How to Keep Work From Taking Over Your Personal Life

Remote work has become commonplace these days. There are two groups when it comes to working from home. One group usually thinks people will get nothing done – due to lack of productivity, reduced connectivity and distractions. And the other believes workers will be happier and more productive as workers get to save time and money, create their own working environment and have a healthier work-life balance. But when your home is also your office,…

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17 Public Speaking Tips That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Presentation

“Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes GLOSSOPHOBIA or speech anxiety is the fear of public speaking. The aspect of speaking publicly whether it be in front of a group of unknown people, or a close group of friends, is what triggers the anxiety for the speaker. Fear of public speaking can prevent you from taking risks to share your ideas, to speak…

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9 Essential Tips for Older Job Seekers Looking for Their Next Awesome Opportunity

People age 50 and over are in a unique position to have plenty of workforce experience to bring to a new career, while still being able to obtain the knowledge they need to take on something new. Even though the idea of getting back into the workforce after being unemployed for some time or exploring an entirely new career path after 50 can be daunting, there are some ways to alleviate some of the anxiety…

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Why Aren’t There More Women in Tech?

Worldwide, the technology industry is dominated by men. Although there are notable leading female faces in the tech sector, in the technology industry specifically, female representation decreases as you look up the corporate ladder. Why is this so? https://www.nextgeneration.ie/blog/2018/08/why-arent-there-more-women-in-tech #technology #imbalance #gender #stereotypes #male-dominated #humanresources #HR https://www.nextgeneration.ie/blog/2018/08/why-arent-there-more-women-in-tech

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Take a look inside an Amazon Air Boeing 737, the latest weapon in Jeff Bezos’ master plan to win the delivery wars

Today, urban online shoppers can expect deliveries just a few hours after placing an order. In more rural areas, retailers are exploring new options to deliver packages more efficiently and economically. Although, overall satisfaction with online shopping is high, satisfaction levels drop when customers are faced with today’s delivery options. Whether it’s delivery date flexibility, the freedom to choose a specified time, the option to reroute packages or whether there’s a green shipping option or…

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How to succeed in a new job

You’ve gotten a new job… So, what can you do to ensure you keep that job and are viewed in a successful manner? What you most need to remember is that the first few months on your new job really create the impressions people will have of you. So, make those first few months really count – show up every day trying to impress – by your professionalism, hard work and dedication. https://www.forbes.com/sites/joyceearussell/2019/05/06/succeeding-in-a-new-job/?utm_source=newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=career#66b9ded43a1c https://www.forbes.com/sites/joyceearussell/2019/05/06/succeeding-in-a-new-job/?utm_source=newsletters&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=career#66b9ded43a1c #newjob…

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Retrenched in Singapore — How to Deal with the Emotions

According to a recent Straits Times article, retrenchments in Singapore rose in the first quarter of 2019. The number of retrenched employees was 3,230 and higher than a year ago. The retrenched employees were mainly from electronics, services industries, wholesale trade, transportation and storage. And the main reasons cited by establishments for retrenchments were restructuring and reorganisation. It added that among retrenched residents, professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) continued to make up the majority…

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Thousands of people are calling on Japan to ban employers from requiring women to wear high heels in the workplace

Wearing high heels may be fashionable and make you feel taller, confident and sexier. It’s the gold standard in women’s footwear for everything from the board room to the red carpet. High-heeled shoes can cause a plethora of foot problems while impairing stability and increasing the risk of injury. Leg, back, and foot pain are among some of the more common complaints. Long-term use can even cause structural changes in the foot itself, leading to…

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