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Satisfaction With Life Scale

The Satisfaction with Life Scale was developed to assess satisfaction with people’s lives as a whole. The scale does not assess satisfaction with specific life domains, such as health or finances, but allows subjects to integrate and weigh these domains in whatever way they choose. It takes only a few minutes to complete. Author: Ed Diener, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Satisfaction with Life Scale By Ed Diener Below are five statements that you may agree […]

How To Take Stock (aka Self-Assessment)

People spend about 50% of their waking hours each day at work (based on 8 hr/day work schedule and 8 hr/day sleep). That’s half of  your waking hours each day, during the week. How do you chose to spend that time? Are your interests closely matched with your skills in your current career? In this case, I congratulate you on achieving the ultimate career goal and would appreciate your comments on how you’ve come to […]

How Much Do You Get Paid?

Employers use “Information Asymmetry” in order to save money. If they have all the information on how much everyone in their organisation gets paid (and don’t share it with you), you are at a disadvantage when the time comes to negotiate your salary. In this TED talk, David Burkus argues that everyone’s pay should be transparent and that this transparency promotes fairness in the workplace. Take a look at this video and tell me if you think […]