https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/10690727211002564?casa_token=O9E3vVPXjr4AAAAA%3Ahy-r5tMcVk-F5Jz6Ioq7KR66HH0eM1fwG9p-HPi5158gV5eiA9EQn-D9mTFxvrKKP3wVDLKCioKg Intolerance of uncertainty (IU) refers to the tendency to fear the unknown and to worry excessively about potential future...
"Rather than attempting to eliminate uncertainty, CTC [chaos theory of careers] interventions reframe uncertainty as a potential source of opportunities and emphasize openness, flexibility, and readiness to take advantage of unplanned events that often surround career decision making."
In 2004, "human capital" (German: Humankapital) was named the German Un-Word of the Year by a jury of linguistic scholars, who considered the term inappropriate and inhumane, as individuals would be degraded and their abilities classified according to economically relevant quantities.
The next time you feel time dragging by at work, try these tips to stay focused and combat your urge to stare at the clock.
Focus on your accomplishments, not your never-ending to-do list.
Don't allow your pending work tasks to submerge you in stress.
"The more you focus on what has happened successfully during the course of your day, the faster it will go by, because you're less overwhelmed by the next thing on the list and enjoying a sense of accomplishment instead," Crawford says.
And why this professor thinks we need a revolution.
I’m an anthropologist, and I can tell you there are plenty of societies where people work three or four hours a day. Most peasant societies worked that. You’d work 12 hours a day during harvest time and in the off-season you’d work two or three hours. The average medieval serf worked way less than we do, and the same is true of tribal societies around the world.
We imagine that if we take people’s work away, they’ll just sit around, drink beer, watch TV, and be depressed all day. But we just don’t have any experience of having time, but societies that do come up with all sorts of things to do.
Moral distress • The feeing that a nurse knows the right thing to do but is unable to do so because of institutional constraints.
20-30% of adult critical care nurses surveyed had PTSD symptoms related to their work. (3.5 prevalence, 6.8% lifetime rate)
• Stressors most commonly linked to PTSD symptoms were not end of life issues or witnessing violent trauma, but were related to work conditions such as feeling overextended, fear of adverse events due to their care, poor team interactions, direct threats such as combative patients and verbal abuse from family members.
Enjoying your job more is possible by practicing several ongoing behaviors.
Research overwhelmingly suggests that people who have friends at work are more likely to like their job. While many individuals simply view their job as a means to pay the bills, it behooves every employee to conceptualize their job from an additional perspective: a social bank account. According to a major survey (Workforce, 2014), employees who report having many friends at work feel significantly more connected to their companies and are almost three times more likely to report that they love working there.
Overnight Shifts Not Always Bad For Married Folks April 2, 2004 Married Shift Workers Report Higher Job Satisfaction Than Single Co-Workers Maybe working shifts isn't as tough on marriages as many believe. A study conducted by Xavier University researchers found that married workers...
"Having a family member caring for the children is a huge relief for many working parents. And when they figure the amount of money spent on day care, working alternative shifts begins to make sense."
Culture fit isn’t just a fluffy goal. Having friends at work is important for your productivity and happiness.
If the company culture is not in alignment with your own beliefs and values, you may be fighting an uphill battle to fit in and may consider whether it’s time to move on...Not fitting in is definitely a good-enough reason to move on.