Upskilling and Role-Shifts: How Senior Employees Can Adapt to a Change in Job Environment
Moving towards a managerial role comes with several different challenges. One of these involves having a qualitative shift in one's work style - this means learning to grow in your own role and creating an environment that fosters the career-growth of others in your team. Let's look at some ways in which you can manage the different changes that come with this role-shift.
Dual Career Couple and the Conflicts
We live in a world that is not only competitive but also constantly evolving. With both partners working there are bound to be conflicts, whether they are about parenting, finance, in-laws or even careers. These challenges are inevitable but if these are not dealt with soon, the resultant stress can have unpleasant consequences on the marriage. This article looks at some typical conflicts of dual career couples, and ways to manage them.
Getting Fathers Involved
Someone once said: "Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad." It is just not enough to ensure food on the table and a roof overhead. Fathers play an important part in the lives of their children. There's more to being a father than just "fathering" the child.
Am I A Good Father?
Today the word 'Dad' has a whole new meaning over what it meant 30 years ago. Today's father has moved much beyond being mere 'Figure Head', the provider, the protector, the person the kids looked up to but could never approach. The modern dad takes an active role in raising his kids. While the expanded role is definitely a step in the right direction it doesn't come easy to most men.
The Superwoman Syndrome
The new Superwoman is ordinary in that she is neither rich nor famous. She is extraordinary in that she tries to be everything to everyone - juggling family life, social life, and commitments outside the home. The new Superwoman 'has it all' by 'doing it all' with superlative standards and ends up feeling overwhelmed, overextended, overworked and under-appreciated. Ever wondered where this term "Superwoman Syndrome" originated? Read on to find out...
Your second baby? How fathers can help
A father's involvement is particularly valuable when the second baby arrives. He can help the older child with feelings of jealousy and in the process develop a closer bond with him/her.
Dual Career Couples
Dual Career couples face numerous challenges as they try to balance work with their marital responsibilities. Both husband and wife seek steady professional growth; personal satisfaction related to their individual goals; as well as financial satisfaction. This may not be as easy as it sounds.
Women and Multiple Role Stress
Women who work and have to look after the home and family typically undergo what is known as "Multiple Role Stress". This refers to the opposing pressures and demands from the multiple roles they are trying to juggle. Read the article to learn more about your difficulties with the various roles and how to manage them effectively.