Industrial/Organizational Psychology Career Explained

Coinciding Industrial/Organizational Psychology Career MBTI® Type: ENFP. As the new millennium has changed the global workforce, new demands for cutting edge management techniques are needed to attain maximum efficiency in the workplace. This is especially true with the economic downturn the world has experienced over the last five years, and with this need, the up and coming study of Industrial-Organizational … Read More

Education Affects Unemployment and Income

One can say that knowledge is power. The importance of a good education can be observed not only in the increased occupational opportunities one gains, but also in the personal growth one obtains through studying text, attending lectures and experiential learning such as internships and hands-on studies.  The positive correlation between a higher education and higher income and occupational status … Read More

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and The Workplace: How CBT Can Help You

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or what is often know as CBT, is defined by The Mayo Clinic as, “a common type of structured therapy with limited sessions to help you become aware of inaccurate and negative thinking so you can view challenging situations more clearly and respond to them in a more effective way.” CBT is an effective tool in not … Read More

Stress Management & Work Performance

Being passed up for that latest promotion? Want to improve your performance at work and get ahead? Here are some tips on how to manage stress and improve your performance at work, giving you an edge on the competition. Stress Management Techniques 1. Meditation Something as simple as a 15-minute meditation session per day can greatly improve your stress level.  … Read More

Positive Psychology In The Workplace

  Thirty years ago, one would not have thought that there would be a movement in both Psychology and Human Resources that proclaimed and focused on happiness in the workplace. People did their jobs and were paid for their services. When they made mistakes or slacked in areas that were their responsibilities, they were written up, or scolded. Though, things … Read More

Four Vitamins & Supplements to Help Your Job Performance

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Omega-3 Fatty Acids and those people who eat different types of fish are known to have better cognitive functions including improved test performance, healthier brain function memory, and are even less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at Harvard Medical School studied cognitive decline. The silent brain damage study showed that eating non-fried fish was associated with … Read More

Psychological Stress Affects Middle Management

We all experience stress. It is simply part of life. At times moderate level of stress can in fact motivate us and be healthy, though stress over long periods of time can be detrimental to one’s health in the workplace and at home. Stress in the workplace has become a popular topic and a recent study out of England involving … Read More

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and The Veteran Employment Dilemma

There is a growing dilemma in the United States regarding those who have served in The Armed Forces and the care they receive once returning to civilian life. In addition to this dilemma there is also another major problem regarding the growing rate of suicides among active duty military.  Of the 1.7 million people who served in the two most … Read More