50% of workers are burned out and ‘productivity paranoia’ could be making it worse: ‘People are just worn down’ – CNBC

Burnout isn’t a new phenomenon — but hybrid work environments could be making it worse. 

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, new, catchy terms like “The Great Resignation” and “quiet quitting” have flooded public discourse to describe the overwhelm workers are feeling, and the corresponding shifts in the labor market.

Even in a job market flush with opportunities, worke…….

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Work Smarter Not Harder: 4 Productivity Hacks I Can’t Live Without – The Everygirl

There are many things I’m good at in life—making a mean rendition of Gigi Hadid’s vodka pasta, knowing every single word of Taylor Swift’s latest album, housing 15 pizza rolls in one sitting, and being self-aware (to name a few). But if there’s one thing that’s never been my strong suit, it’s staying on track. Because of this humbling truth—and the fact that I’m a “yes” pe…….

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East Africa event to focus on immediate actions for agricultural productivity growth – Virginia Tech Daily

This event is co-sponsored by MSD Animal Health, Egerton University, and CALS Global. CALS Global has a long-term relationship in East Africa through its partnership with the Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management at Egerton University in Kenya. MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co. Inc., is the global animal health business unit of MSD.


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Zeitworks wants to help businesses measure and improve their productivity – TechCrunch

Seattle-based Zeitworks, which is launching its private beta today after raising a $4.5 million seed round in 2020, wants to give enterprises data-driven tools for improving the productivity of their teams and streamlining their business operations. That’s a market that’s seeing quite a bit of growth right now, especially given how the pandemic has made remote wo…….

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Putting People First: Setting the Stage for Productivity in Hybrid Workplaces – GovExec.com

It is critical for in-person, hybrid and remote employees to have easy, unified access to the resources they need to complete projects efficiently and provide constituents with the services they rely on. But navigating complicated, disparate systems can waste time and hinder productivity, both for government staff and for the people they serve. 

When agencies adopt tools that allow them…….

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