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Millennials are more likely to report burnout than workers in older generations. 73% of millennials revealed working 40-plus-hour work weeks in a survey. Olivia Young is a burned out millennial who quit her job at an LA entertainment PR agency and booked a one-way flight to New Zealand in 2016.
A narcissist at work may make your day-to-day professional life difficult. Unfortunately, a narcissistic coworker may put you in a variety of situations where there isn't much you can do — besides work around them.
‘If you keep working, you will die’: London bankers in their 20s and 30s are having more heart attacks, doctors say
One person told Business Insider that as a second-year analyst at a major European bank, she often worked until 4 a.m., suffered a cardiac event, and was hospitalized three times in two years. She said she was told by doctors "if you keep working, you will die." She told Business Insider about her nightmare posting at the bank.
Statistics show that modern day jobs can contribute to workaholism, insomnia, and divorce. The average person spends more than 90,000 hours in their lifetime at work — and it shows.
If you’re angry at work, you shouldn’t pretend everything is okay — do these 6 simple things instead
Anger management is an important tool to have — especially when dealing with frustrating work situations. To figure out how to deal with anger at work, start by taking yourself out of the situation and cooling off. Then, approach the person about the situation without blaming them.
Everyone has bad workplace habits, whether you realize it or not. Take a moment to remind yourself what behavior at work may be negatively affecting others.
Experts say too many people suffer from a ‘delusional belief’ about their careers that doesn’t do them any favors
Some experts say that our belief in the "career myth" — the idea that careers follow a linear path — is holding us back. It's no longer the case that employees can expect incremental chances to advance up the career ladder.
Job searching can be strenuous, but finally landing the perfect job is a rewarding accomplishment. Once you sign your contract, you have to be sure to live up to the expectations outlined by your employers. Things like asking for help and feedback can help you get a strong start at your new job.
Working moms and working dads often need a more flexible work environment. But only one in 30 job postings tout their family-friendly or flexible work options.
Job success can lead to promotions, salary increases, and personal growth in your field. There are things that hold you back from career advancement, such as doing the bare minimum and needing constant direction. Here are five signs, from an expert, that you’re not as good at your job as you think.