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Managing March Madness Hoopla at Work
By Kathy Gurchiek, SHRM
Have employees been trash-talking about Division I men’s college basketball? Are team colors festooned throughout cubicles? Are workers furtively circulating brackets?
Read more at SHRM News
The Day After the Super Bowl Costs Companies Half a Billion Dollars in Productivity
By Chris Morris, Fortune
Super Bowl LIII might take place on a Sunday, but the big game between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams is still going to be a big drain on the nation’s work productivity.
Read more at Fortune.
The Problem of Presenteeism: Employees Coming to Work Sick Costs Businesses
By Adam C. Uzialko, Business News Daily
Everybody gets sick now and again, but in an economy where productivity is emphasized, many workers are tempted to show up even when they’re feeling under the weather. This trend of coming to work sick is known as “presenteeism,” and it carries significant risks to public health and costs businesses money.
Read more at Business News Daily.
How to keep decking the halls from wrecking your career
By NICOLELYN PESCE, Market Watch
’Tis the season to be jolly distracted. Many employees hit a productivity slump this time of year as visions of gift-giving and taking time off dance through their heads.
Read more at Market Watch.
Is having a ‘work spouse’ the key to job success?
By Laura Hensley, Global News
Working hard may help you climb the corporate ladder, but experts say that having a “work spouse” may benefit your professional and mental well-being. According to research, a work spouse — someone commonly, but not always, of the opposite gender whom you share a close platonic bond with — can affect your happiness and lead to increased productivity at work.
Read more at Global News.
How To Improve Productivity For Yourself And Your Team This Summer
By Atanu Shaw, Forbes
July and August are historically bad months for productivity. It might be the warm weather that is draining the energy of your employees or the idea of spending the day at the beach instead of the office. Regardless of the reason, the fact is that summer is a bummer in the business world.
Read more at Forbes.
4 times you may be cheating on your partner even if it doesn’t feel like it
By Yvette Manes, Insider
For many people, the act of cheating is cut and dry— it is engaging in sexual contact of any kind with a person who is not your partner. But for others, being unfaithful can mean participating in any number of activities which your partner feels should be reserved exclusively for them.
Read more at Insider.