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How many hours per week should you really be working?

How many hours per week should you really be working?

The internet has made the line between work and home blurrier than ever, and it’s only getting worse. Especially with Millennials, success to them slowly becomes the amount of time they spend on work, and overwork turns into the norm of the new society.  If ever asked, all of us would have serious problems finding...

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Unlimited Paid Leave – Does it actually work?

Unlimited Paid Leave – Does it actually work?

Whenever job seekers stumble upon an open position that offers “unlimited paid leave”, it will almost immediately have their attention. At first glance, that seems too good to be true. Take as many days off as you need, and still receive a full salary plus other benefits. Could it be the antidote to work fatigue,...

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Hustle culture – a desirable or a toxic lifestyle?

Hustle culture – a desirable or a toxic lifestyle?

We are living in a time when overwork is praised and people admire the “hustle and bustle”. Especially in today’s highly competitive and fast-paced lifestyle, hustle culture is becoming the norm for more and more people in the workforce. The group of people that are most influenced by this lifestyle is no other than the...

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Burnout – Who Should Take Action?

Burnout – Who Should Take Action?

We often think of burnout as an individual problem that it is solvable. For instance, simple methods like “learning to say no”, meditating or doing yoga, traveling somewhere or practicing resilience. However, those are just like sticking a band-aid on a huge crack, in this case, a workplace phenomenon.  “Burnout” now officially recognized by the...

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Is it OK to take a nap during work hours?

Is it OK to take a nap during work hours?

Our biological wiring imposes that we can only function effectively and make good judgments with enough sleep. And yet to urban adults who lead a bustling lifestyle, an 8-hour sleep every night is probably a luxury. There are ways that we can try to meet our “sleep KPI”, but for working professionals, is a nap...

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