Irrespective of your job title, professional expertise, or income potential, it hurts an awful lot to feel as though you don’t belong. But while not feeling a sense of belonging is typically a sign to start looking for another job, these feelings are sometimes associated with hostile work environments.
Sexual harassment, discrimination, victimization, violence, psychological bullying, and other kinds of inappropriate behaviors are rife within hostile work environments. While various factors feed hostile environments, such as managers encouraging unhealthy competition, lack of leadership, and failure to prosecute wrongdoers, hostile workspaces have immensely negative impacts on employee health and wellness.
Fortunately, you can take a stance against toxic work culture and protect your career with these practical tips to survive workplace hostility.
More and more parents think about working from home today, as it can be one of the most convenient ways to earn money doing the job you like. Even though it might seem difficult to imagine having an online conference or meeting in the home office while your child is playing around, such a perspective of a work-from-home approach is still appealing. Of course, remote work is not for everyone. But are there any other better options for a parent who has to constantly watch the kids and be ready to give them help when needed, for the smallest ones can’t rely on anyone else other than their mom?
One of the good things to come from the pandemic is that many more companies are now set up for, and allow, working from home. This means that people who were previously unable to work in a traditional office setting because of the hours or lack of childcare options may now be able to rejoin the workforce. Old attitudes towards productivity and home working have changed a lot in the last five years, which is a relief for a lot of parents. With this in mind, I thought I’d take a look at some of the jobs which are now offering a lot more “WFH” positions than before COVID-19 hit the UK:
Workplace safety is a key issue in the UK and beyond, with Statista data reporting that about 142 workers died due to fatal injuries in their work environments in the country. Warehouses are one of the most vibrant work environments in the UK, so they are naturally accident-prone zones. Consequently, it is prudent to find ways to make your warehouse as safe as possible to prevent accidents, such as wearing a half face respirator when chemicals are being used. Here are some of the best ways to boost warehouse safety.
The concept of working from home has always suited you as a busy mum who never seems to have a spare second to herself in a day. The idea of having your own dedicated workspace at home to complete your tasks and earn a little bit of extra money is the ideal scenario for you. Whether you’re setting up your own business or finding other ways to create some additional disposable income for your family, here are four working from home ideas for busy mums.