PTO (paid time off, personal time off)

Paid time off (PTO) is a type of leave that you can receive from your employer. It can be used for a variety of reasons, such as vacation, sick days, or personal days. PTO is usually given as a certain number of days per year, and you can carry over a certain number of days … Read more

Labor law

Labor laws are a group of laws that protect the rights of workers. These laws cover topics such as minimum wage, overtime, and child labor. They also establish safety standards and provide for worker’s compensation in case of injury. In the United States, the federal government enacts and enforces labor laws. State governments may also … Read more

Social media addiction

Social media addiction is a condition in which a person feels a compulsive need to use social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, in order to connect with others. Symptoms of social media addiction include feeling anxious or depressed when not using social media, spending excessive amounts of time on social media, and … Read more


Upskilling is the process of teaching employees new skills or improving their existing skillset in order to make them more effective and productive in their role. This can be done through formal training programs, on-the-job coaching, or simply providing employees with access to learning materials and resources. The goal of upskilling is to help employees … Read more

Workplace positive psychology

Workplace positive psychology is the study of how people can be happier and more productive at work. It is based on the idea that if people are happy at work, they will be more productive and more likely to stay with their current employer. There are a number of ways to increase happiness at work, … Read more

Impostor syndrome

The impostor syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which people believe that they are not as competent as others think they are. This can lead to feelings of fraudulence and self-doubt. The impostor syndrome is thought to be relatively common among high-achievers. It is also more common among women than men. There are a number … Read more

Diversity training

Diversity training is a type of training designed to help employees learn about and understand diversity in the workplace. This type of training can cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. The goal of diversity training is to help employees become more aware of … Read more

Social comparison

When people are uncertain about how well they are doing, they often compare themselves to others. This is called social comparison. People usually compare themselves to others who are similar to them in some way. For example, people might compare themselves to their friends, classmates, or co-workers. What is known as social comparison? Social comparison … Read more

Ghosting (in the workplace)

Ghosting is a term used to describe the act of abruptly ceasing all communication with an employer, usually without notice or explanation. Ghosting can occur at any stage of the employment relationship, but is most common during the recruitment process, when candidates suddenly stop responding to employers’ attempts to contact them. While ghosting may seem … Read more

Dunning-Kruger effect

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which low-ability individuals mistakenly assess their ability as greater than it is. This cognitive bias is also referred to as the “Lake Wobegon effect”, “above-average effect”, or “prediction bias”. Low-ability individuals tend to suffer from illusory superiority, whereby they overestimate their own ability and underestimate the ability … Read more