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Flexible Work Arrangements

Flexible work schedule or ‘flex time’ has become a popular working arrangement among most companies. Both employer and employee benefit from this work schedule. It improves job satisfaction and productivity, while at the same time reduces stress and burnout from office work. It also minimizes absenteeism among coworkers and allows for a balance between work and personal life. More significantly, it serves as a recruitment tactic for small companies, as flex time offers non-traditional work sched…

Managing Stress and Change at Work

Employees going through an organizational change may experience increased levels of stress. Fear of the unknown and uncertainty brought about by a change in organization structure can be very stressful indeed. Concerns about losing one’s job or being relegated into a lower job level due to the change can make any employee worry of what is still to come. The longer it takes for employees to embrace and accept change, the more stressful it becomes in their working environment. Stress brought about…