Posts tagged Working Dads
Make Work More Enjoyable Today

Work is the place to go every day to make money and provide for your family, but aside from that most people get very little out of it. There are so many ways to make work more enjoyable though, and this is something that you need to think carefully about as much as you possibly can. There are so many different elements that can affect work moving forward, and you need to make sure you think hard about this.

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Why it Works to be Happy at Work

Would you consider yourself happy at work? If you answered no, then you should seriously consider the reasons you aren’t happy in your job role and figure out how to change that. If you can’t, maybe you should think about getting a new job altogether. Maybe we should've started on a positive point, seen as this is all about being happy! So, let's make a change quick. Let's look at all the reasons why being happy at work, well, works.

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Getting Back to Work After a Personal Injury

There are almost 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses in the U.S annually. If you have had a personal injury, getting back to work after a period of leave can sometimes be challenging. You will need to be able to balance taking care of yourself, with both work, and looking after your family. Being a Dad and an active parent is tiring enough, so when you are first returning to work, you need to make sure you aren’t overdoing it, or this could affect your health even further.

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Daddy Cool: Dressing To Impress

As a dad, it’s safe to say that you may no longer be classed as cool. Of course, there are always the hot dads, the sporty dads, the high flying dads, and even the young dads - and they usually tend to fall into the cool category. But it always seems to be the way that, if you’re a dad and over forty that you’re no longer considered cool by your kids - especially if they’re teens. So, you may experience the kind of disapproving looks from your kids when you get dressed each day. Even when you feel comfortable in something, they’re bound to hate it. But can you ever really dress well as a dad? Well, we’re going to find out

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Age Like A Good Wine: Don't Age With A Good Whine

Uh yes, dadhood. The next step up from adulthood, dadhood is an entirely new experience. Any aging you’d previously experienced will be accelerated through stress, stress and more stress. Kids are great, and I don’t want you to misquote me on that. However, they do have a tendency to make our hair grey and...

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Dad! You Are So Much More Than Just “A Man Around The House”

In today’s family households, most men and women work outside the home, so they want to spend as little time as possible carrying out household chores, so that they can enjoy quality family time with the children...

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Alpha Dad: How To Get Ahead At Work

Let’s face it, not all of us dads are the alpha males we’d like to be. But does that mean we can’t get ahead at work? Not at all. We just have to figure out how to game the system to make it work for us. But what exactly does that mean in practice? After all, we’re out all day, working...

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More Family Time Can Give Dad’s Career a Lift

More time with the kids appears to be a career boost for many working dads, a new study found. Fathers feel greater job satisfaction and less work-life conflict when they spend more time caring for their children, according to the study, which surveyed 970 fathers in a variety of occupations. And men are less likely than women to feel friction between work and home life when they devote more time to child care, the study found. The research was published in the February issue of the Academy of Management Perspectives.

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Dads Who Spend Time With Their Kids Make Happier Employees

They are less likely to leave for another company. Working fathers who see their children daily are more satisfied with their jobs and less likely to resign, according to a new study. The findings, to be published next month in the Academy of Management Perspectives, suggests that companies should allow working fathers time with family as way to increase employee retention. It also hints at the importance of flexible schedules so that fathers can be there for their children, even during traditional office hours.

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