Sleep is essential for a person’s health and well-being, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Individual sleep needs range from being 6 to 8 hours. However, it is recommended in adulthood 8 hours of sleep. And, contrary to common myth, the need for sleep doesn't decline with age but the ability to sleep for six to eight hours at one time may be reduced. (Van Dongen & Dinges, Principles & Practice of Sleep Medicine, 2000). Good sleep habits bring visible benefits not only to health, but also to productivity and attention / concentration. Some examples of more concrete benefits...

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The end of the holidays and the entry into the routine is a factor that causes stress, anxiety and a sense of fatigue for many people, bringing with it all the agitation associated with discipline with schedules, workload, and routines with children. Restarting the routine may lead to stress, and a strong sense of fatigue can be felt initially because your body is getting used to another rhythm again. Katherine Nordal, Ph.D., executive director of professional practice at the American Psychological Association (APA) defines holidays blues as "Our body slowed down during the holidays and the body develops a...

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Let’s start with a simple definition for “corporate culture”, most authors agree that it “refers to the set of values, beliefs, and behavior patterns that form the core identity of an organization.” Corporate Culture and ROI Daniel R. Denison, in his article “Bringing Corporate Culture to the Bottom Line”, answers the following question: “Do firms that organize their work well and involve employees in decision making really perform any better than firms that do not? If so, how much better, and under what conditions?” He compares 34 large American firms using survey data and Standard and Poor’s financial...

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Artificial intelligence is partnering up with HR professionals to simplify processes and evolve to data-driven decision making as collateral for that unique gut feeling developed during years of experience. From the candidate selection to employee retention and early warning of team members on the way out. Starting with Talent Acquisition, AI can handle stressful and monotonous work that usually demands a lot from HR professionals. Artificial intelligence can read more data points than a human can and detect trends and patterns that can quickly reduce the list by 75%. The Artificial intelligence can help the professional to make better decisions...

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Every year the same thing happens, summer comes, School Holidays begin, your Facebook and Instagram feed gets full of all your so-called friend at glorious beaches, pools, exotic locations, boats and god knows where else. And where are you? Sitting at the office looking at your backlog and fighting to get everything done and struggling to avoid a strong feeling of fatigue. It doesn’t have to be a nightmare nor does it has to make you sad, feeling alone and the only one in the world not having a glorious time. Most of us don’t get to have...

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