The #Workplace: Top 5 blogs this week

Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top Workplace Blogs of the Week. These blogs come from all across the internet and highlight important topics being discussed in the space. We serve as your weekly recap of top blogs that we’ve read throughout the week. If we’ve missed any, let us know.


Workplace Trends: The Pavlov Poke: Are you salivating yet? Two PhD students take a page out of Pavlov’s book to try and correct time wasting behaviors. Find out their “Shocking” methods! Read More.

Desperate Times Call For Not-So-Desperate Measures: Whether you recently quit a job or were laid off a year ago, you’re most likely already feeling the pressure. Looking desperate though, may not be sending the right message to employers. Read More.

Being in a Minority Can Cost You in Your Career: This just in from the Tim Sackett project! Tim reports on NPR’s study of minorities in the work place, and utilizes social sciences to take the emotion out to the issue and really get to the causes of work place discrepancies. Read More.

Work to Live. Don’t Live to Work. #HRFL13:  With the Labor Day holiday this weekend, sometime between grilling and fishing, it may all be prudent for us to get out priorities back into alignment. Read More.

Private eyes, they’re watching you…: Work place surveillance of employees take a particularly creeping and harassing turn. Are you at risk? Read More.


Negotiate Your Job Offer: Don’t Be Like the Other 49% of Workers Who Don’t: We customize everything from our burger order to our cell phone case. Why then are we dropping the ball to have our next job offer customized to our needs as well. Read More.

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Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP (@jmillermerrell) is a workplace change agent, author and consultant focused on human resources and talent acquisition living in Austin, TX. Recognized by Forbes as a top 50 social media influencer and is a global speaker. She’s the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource and host of the Workology Podcast.


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