How Listening to Music Can Increase Your Productivity

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Have you ever felt sleepy, annoyed, and distracted while working? Does every little task seem tedious and never-ending? If you answered “yes” to all these questions, you’re probably not alone. However, people have found the perfect solution to cope with this situation: listening to music. It has become more common for workers and students to just let the music flow. Even companies are playing music for their employees during their working day. Yes, that’s right, music. It used t...

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10 Hacks to Fit in at Your New Job


Everyone has been the “new guy” at the office at least once in their life, and there’s no doubt that it is one of the most challenging positions to be in. You’re not only handling a great deal of responsibilities that come with the new job, you’re also obligated to meet your new coworkers and get used to some of their behaviours in their daily routine at work. Moreover, you will have to deal with new superiors, which is usually not easy for everybody. Starting at a new place is not so...

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How to Successfully Avoid Procrastination


Let’s not kid ourselves, we’ve all done it. You know what I’m talking about. That force that takes over when there’s an important deadline coming up, a task that needs to be completed almost immediately, or even when you need to tidy up at home. Should we dare speak its name? Yes, it’s your old friend, procrastination. You know you should be working or doing something important, but you just can’t, it’s stronger than you. You just decide to put it off and fill your time with...

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5 Questions You Should Ask During a Job Interview


Anyone that has ever sat through a job interview knows that the questions asked are mostly one directional. The interviewer will ask the applicant a series of questions related to past experiences, educational background, and skills. And then comes the awkward part of the interview when the applicant is asked if they have any questions for the interviewer. If you have ever been in this position, you know that it is not uncommon to go blank or doubt whether the questions you might have are perti...

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How to Achieve the Perfect Work-Life Balance


Being able to achieve the appropriate balance between work and your personal life can be really challenging, especially if you hold a senior position or if you are self-employed. Even though it might seem impossible to reach the desired balance between heavy workloads, family responsibilities, relationships, and trying to have some free time to pursue personal interests, it is very important to at least try. Recent studies have pinpointed stress as one of the main reasons for mental health imbal...

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