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911 operators deal with high stress, low pay - MSN Money

911 operators deal with high stress, low pay - MSN Money | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
CBS News 911 operators deal with high stress, low pay MSN Money The criticism is calling attention to and raising questions about the role of 911 operators, who do a critical and highly stressful job that doesn't pay nearly enough for the work...
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Turn Bad Stress Into Good

Turn Bad Stress Into Good | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
The right type of pressure can boost daily performance. Key ingredients in transforming the bad into good: taking more control and finding better support.
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Unsafe workplaces as well as political terror are killing people

Unsafe workplaces as well as political terror are killing people | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
The Boston Marathon bombing was absolutely intolerable.
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The Quiet Strength Of Introverts In The Workplace : NPR

The Quiet Strength Of Introverts In The Workplace : NPR | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Extroverted job candidates may have an easier time impressing prospective employers. A study finds that once extroverts are in the workplace, their overall team performance can disappoint.
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Why a Little Bit of Stress Can Actually Be Good for You

Why a Little Bit of Stress Can Actually Be Good for You | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
There are times when I think I’d be much happier if I could spend the rest of my life lounging on the sands of the Mediterranean, having someone fan me with palm fronds while feeding me grapes. In other words, life would be better without any stress.
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13 Deadly Workplace Disasters

13 Deadly Workplace Disasters | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
The world witnessed two of the most devastating workplace disasters in recent memory this month, as the explosion of a fertilizer plant in Texas and collapse of a factory in Bangladesh together claimed nearly 400 lives.
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» Australia failing at gender diversity in the workplace Dynamic Business

» Australia failing at gender diversity in the workplace Dynamic Business | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Australia failing at gender diversity in the workplace (Australia failing at gender diversity in the workplace http://t.co/HUh0WxFABD)
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Survey: Most workers admit to stress

Survey: Most workers admit to stress | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
While many Americans are happy to have jobs, most are stressed out about something at work and even more stressed than they were just a year ago.
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Walmart Workers Plan Wednesday Scheduling Showdowns in 100 Stores | The Nation

Walmart Workers Plan Wednesday Scheduling Showdowns in 100 Stores | The Nation | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Wednesday’s coordinated worker delegations should represent the largest mobilization of OUR Walmart members since the Black Friday strikes.
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What You Need To Know About Managing Your Stress At Work

What You Need To Know About Managing Your Stress At Work | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
April is Stress Awareness Month (yes, there is such a thing!), and although stress finds its way into our lives in a range of capacities, we undoubtedly find it most often in the workplace.
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Negative Emotional Responses To Everyday Stressors Can Contribute To Psychological Problems Later In Life

Negative Emotional Responses To Everyday Stressors Can Contribute To Psychological Problems Later In Life | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
The way in which people respond to everyday stressors is an accurate predictor of their psychological well being later in life, according to new research.
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Flexible Workspaces: Employee Perk Or Business Tool To Recruit Top Talent? - Forbes

Flexible Workspaces: Employee Perk Or Business Tool To Recruit Top Talent? - Forbes | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Thirty million Americans now work from home at least one day a week, with that number forecast to increase sharply in the coming years, according to the Telework Reseach Network.
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Temporary and migrant workers face 'systemic' problem of workplace dangers - Raw Story

Temporary and migrant workers face 'systemic' problem of workplace dangers - Raw Story | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Temporary and migrant workers face 'systemic' problem of workplace dangers
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Temporary and migrant workers face greater dangers and are injured more often in the workplace than regular and permanent workers.
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High Stress Momming

High Stress Momming | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
It's time to take parental stress seriously. Moms need to seek help when overwhelmed with parenting so that their stress does not trickle down to the children. Family stress is much like a revolving door: Once it begins, it's difficult to stop.
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Workplace policies get flexible

Workplace policies get flexible | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Want to take six weeks off in a row for vacation? No problem. Head to the mountain instead of the office? It's considered employee bonding. Getting paid to go to the gym? Motivation that's hard to pass up.
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Workplace Bullying: Will You Know It When You See It? - Monday, 6th May 2013 at 4Hoteliers

Workplace Bullying: Will You Know It When You See It? - Monday, 6th May 2013 at 4Hoteliers | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
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Self-Affirmation Can Clear the Mind

Self-Affirmation Can Clear the Mind | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Thinking about the important things in life can boost problem-solving ability for people who face chronic stress
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A May Day Look at American Workplace Safety

A May Day Look at American Workplace Safety | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
workplace safety, osha, fertilizer plan explosion, factory collapse, bangladesh, west, texas
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What I Know About Stress, Now That I'm In My 50s

What I Know About Stress, Now That I'm In My 50s | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
I just finished writing a piece about how 91 percent of Americans experienced stress in the month of March. I find myself wondering about that missing nine percent.
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A Pathway to Citizenship Should Create a Pathway to Workplace Protections

A Pathway to Citizenship Should Create a Pathway to Workplace Protections | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
The nexus between a pathway to citizenship and workplace protections must not be through an employment verification system. This did not work in 1986 with IRCA's employer sanction laws and it will not work today.
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Tackling staff stress key focus for employers, finds survey - People Management Magazine Online

Tackling staff stress key focus for employers, finds survey - People Management Magazine Online | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Tackling staff stress key focus for employers, finds surve
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Poll: Most Women See Workplace Bias

Poll: Most Women See Workplace Bias | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey found that women in large numbers believe they face disadvantages in the workplace, including lower pay than men—opinions that haven't budged during a period when public opinion has shifted markedly on many...
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Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace - Trends in the Living Networks

Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace - Trends in the Living Networks | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
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There is No Band-Aid For Workplace Stress - Forbes

There is No Band-Aid For Workplace Stress - Forbes | Psychosocial risks at work | Scoop.it
Employers must give more credence to their employee’s skill capabilities around Attention, Productivity and Resilience. That translates into employers and employees paying more attention to workplace stressors that can impede APR.
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