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Another “New Normal”: 5 Tips For Return to Office Work-Life Balance in Government

Another “New Normal”: 5 Tips For Return to Office...

GovWhitePapers published its latest trend report on the return to office work-life balance in government. This publication discusses five tips, including the social aspect and finding a mentor, dealing with…

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Do You Bring Emotional Intelligence to Your Job?

Do You Bring Emotional Intelligence to Your Job?

Emotional intelligence has an outsize impact in the workplace. Psychologist Daniel Goleman found that on average for all jobs, emotional intelligence is twice as important as cognitive ability. And, it…

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4 Steps to Handle a Critical Conversation

4 Steps to Handle a Critical Conversation

Difficult conversations are a normal part of life, and part of life at work. When faced with a difficult issue with another person, there are three choices: to avoid it,…

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How to Motivate Your Team

How to Motivate Your Team

To Lisa Jammer, Director of People and Culture in the Texas Department of Information Resources, a new job is like a new car. Bright and shiny and just what you’ve…

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Worksheet:  How to Avoid Burnout

Worksheet: How to Avoid Burnout

Feeling occasionally overwhelmed is normal, but there’s a problem when you always feel run down, you have trouble focusing, work takes longer than it used to and time off seems…

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Mental Health 101:  It’s OK To Be Not OK

Mental Health 101: It’s OK To Be Not OK

A culture of trust and emotional intelligence at an organization leads to better mental health and a greater retention level. So does a shared language about wellness. Making use of…

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Surviving a Toxic Workplace:  A Tip Sheet

Surviving a Toxic Workplace: A Tip Sheet

You don’t need an HR person to define the term “toxic behavior.” We all know what it means and how it makes us feel. People who work in a toxic…

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The Good Government Connection

The Good Government Connection

Improving the customer experience can boost how federal employees experience their life at work. Public servants are generally motivated by their agency’s mission, and a good experience for customers is…

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A Financial Services Industry Perspective: New Fundamentals for a Boundaryless World

A Financial Services Industry Perspective: New...

Employers and employees alike have been forced to recalibrate the norms and expectations surrounding the workplace. Gone are the traditional boundaries that kept things packaged and orderly. This report is…

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The Race for U.S. Technical Talent

The Race for U.S. Technical Talent

Technical talent is vital to innovation and economic growth, and attracting these highly mobile workers is critical to staying on the cutting-edge of the technological frontier. Conventional wisdom holds that…

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Defense Workforce: Opportunities for More Effective Management and  Efficiencies

Defense Workforce: Opportunities for More...

Careful consideration must be paid to the necessary size and skillset of the Department of Defense’s (DOD) workforce. Prior cuts resulted in unintended consequences of significant imbalances in terms of…

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Automation, Bargaining Power, and Labor Market Fluctuations

Automation, Bargaining Power, and Labor Market...

This paper argues that the increased threat of automation in business cycle expansions weakens workers’ bargaining power in wage negotiations. It creates an endogenous real wage rigidity that helps explain…

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Future of Jobs Report 2023

Future of Jobs Report 2023

The Future of Jobs Report 2023 explores how jobs and skills will evolve over the next five years. This fourth edition of the series continues the analysis of employer expectations…

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The New Human Age: 2023 Workforce Trends Report

The New Human Age: 2023 Workforce Trends Report

Amidst the growing digitization of work and the workforce, ManpowerGroup’s latest report reveals that although technology may be a great enabler, humans are still the catalyst to the future. Learn…

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Will AI Fix Work?

Will AI Fix Work?

Amid concerns of AI replacing jobs, the data revealed an unexpected insight: employees are more eager for AI to lift the weight of work than they are afraid of job…

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