Monster Thinking

Insights, news, tips and tricks from the experts at Monster and beyond.

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March 2014

How to start a meditation program at your organization

No doubt you’ve heard plenty of buzz about the positive benefits of meditation in the workplace. Implementing an in-office meditation program can help decrease stress and lead to higher levels of happiness, engagement and productivity, as well as better relationships between employees.

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20
March 2014

The good, the bad and the ugly of transparency

Have you ever accepted your dream job at a dream company only to realize a few weeks or months in that your dreams have been shattered? The job you were promised, the company culture that was touted, the day-to-day routine you envisioned in the interview phase: none of it is as you anticipated.

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19
March 2014

Consider employment contracts for special situations

An employment contract, simply stated, is a written agreement between an employer and an employee that defines the scope of the business relationship, including details on the obligations of the parties as well as the terms and conditions.

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17
March 2014

Channel the March hoops frenzy into productive energy at work

When 68 basketball teams from across the nation hit the hardwood for the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s tournament, beginning March 18 and 19, millions of workers turn away from the task at hand to catch at least some of the action. However, that diverted attention doesn’t mean workplace productivity needs to collapse.

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17
March 2014

Why you shouldn't leave job seekers hanging

When you have an open position at your organization, it’s easy to focus on bringing in the best applicants and neglect to respond to every query you receive. And as candidates are eliminated throughout the course of the hiring process, it’s easy to dismiss the ones you’re not interested in without updating them on their status.

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