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3 QOLhacks for Creating a Fun Work Environment

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Most of us spend at least half of our waking hours at work, so why not make it fun?  In fact, research has shown that creating a feeling of optimism and happiness at work can improve employee performance. A survey of HR managers showed that the majority encourages fun at work because they believe it benefits both the individual and the organization.

Atlas Copco Business Services Turkey Breathes New Life into a Year End Meeting

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ACBS Turkey gathered for a year end meeting in Antalya and the team proved once again that sustainability in an organizational spirit is provided by choosing the right people and it is what keeps people loyal and committed.

Three QOLHacks for Surviving Election Day at the Office

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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November 8 is Election Day. There will be an estimated 237 million eligible voters in this election. One way or another, there’s going to be a wave of people who are disappointed in the election results, perhaps passionately so. Whether you’re in an office that will actively be tracking Election Day results or one where employees will monitor it on their own, the election can lead to a tough environment for many employees.

Here are three Quality of Life Hacks to help you survive Election Day.

3 Quality of Lifehacks to be a Good Listener

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Hello Out There. Is Anyone Listening?

In today’s constantly connected, multitasking world, listening is more important than ever. Unfortunately, it’s fallen to the bottom of our priority list.

Listening is where meaningful communication and relationships start. In business, listening is especially important. It’s how you build trust, manage disagreements, inspire your people and enhance commitment. At Sodexo, one of our core values is team spirit. Listening is fundamental to developing and nurturing successful teams.

Diageo Recognised as the World’s 19th Best Multinational Workplace by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

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LONDON, October 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks company, announced today that it has been recognised as the 19th World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®, making the top 20 for the sixth consecutive year. The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture.

3 Lifehacks by Sodexo for Happiness at Work

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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We just celebrated Labor Day, when we take the day off to relax and honor the hard work we do all year ‘round. But you shouldn’t have to take a day off work to enjoy yourself. Making work your happy place can go a long way towards improving your health and well-being. In fact, happiness in the workplace has been proven to increase employee engagement, which boosts productivity.

The Secret Work of Pets? A New Movie Has Us Wondering Whether to Bring Pets to the Office

By: Steve Cox
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The new animated film The Secret Life of Pets topped the box office for a second straight weekend with total earnings over $250 million globally and breaking box office records. The animated film follows New York City pets who wonder what their owners do all day at this mysterious place called “work.”

Choosing to Find Your Happy Place at Work

By: Steve Cox
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“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

—Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes finding happiness must be very intentional but simply knowing happiness is a choice is not enough. Experiencing it requires a conscious decision every day and it is not always easy.

Why Your Office Should Be More Like The Office

By: Steve Cox
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The Office, NBC’s hit comedy that aired from 2005 to 2013, led to millions of viewers laughing on a week to week basis. It was one of my favorite shows and even all these years later, it still makes me laugh…and rings true of what goes on in most office environments, albeit a little exaggerated. The show documents the life of a rather dysfunctional office and their daily antics.

Why Don’t Americans Take More Time Off Work?

By: Mia Mends
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You might joke that your office seems like a ghost town during the summer months, when many people take time off to go on vacation. In reality it should probably feel that way more often. American workers take only 51 percent of the paid time off they’re eligible for, MarketWatch reports.

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