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What to do if you don’t want to work: Common reasons and coping strategies

If you’ve found yourself googling “what to do if you don’t want to work” or something else along those lines, know – you’re not alone.

Luckily there are practical solutions for not wanting to go to work. Check them out!

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Guest Author 20.04.2022
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Asking for payment

How to write a payment request email (+ templates included)

Payment reminders and request emails almost never come easy. But to make this process less burdensome for you, we’ve put together a little how-to piece. Read on!

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Aiva Strelca 18.03.2022
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Split shifts are the key to higher productivity, according to this sommelier

We tend to think that working 8 hours in a row is the way it’s supposed to be. But is it, really? This sommelier is sharing his experience with split shifts.

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Krista Krumina 28.02.2022
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10 best invoice tracking software for businesses and freelancers

If you’re looking for the best invoice management and payment tracking software, then look no further. In this post, we’ve listed 10 free and paid tools for creating and tracking your invoices with ease. By using these tools, you’re guaranteed to save time and money when collecting payments from your clients.

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Yulia Gavrilova 8.02.2022
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Does your company need to hire a career coach?

Career coaches, also known as career builders or career counselors, are in high demand nowadays. Helping both private individuals and businesses alike, a job coach has become a central figure to motivate personal development and career change.

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Krista Krumina 4.02.2022
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Why pay transparency is necessary

While talk about pay transparency has been ongoing for decades in the context of the gender pay gap and fair remuneration, employees have gotten fed up with opaque hiring processes and salary negotiations. Accordingly, with more people speaking out, pay transparency has become a hot topic.

So, what is pay transparency, why is everyone talking about it, and what does it mean for employers?

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Viesturs Abelis 11.01.2022
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How to create a productive office environment

From design and ambience to motivated employees

I was promoted as soon as I stopped working overtime – here’s my advice to others climbing the career ladder

Susannah had been working overtime for years. One day, she decided to switch to a 8 hour workday. A month later she received a promotion. This is her story.

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Krista Krumina 3.01.2022
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30+ best time management apps to maximize your productivity in 2022

Effective time management apps are great for boosting productivity and making the most of every hour, every day.  The best time management…

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Ieva Sipola 2.01.2022
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7 physical activities at home

7 physical activities at home to help you stay healthy & productive

It’s perfect if you have the opportunity to go for a walk or squeeze in a gym workout in your work hours. But not all days – and not all workplaces – allow us such freedom. In this post, we propose 7 types of healthy physical activities you can do without leaving your home.

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Ieva Sipola 28.12.2021
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