My Top Reads of the Past Week: It’s time to bring happiness back to work!

It is this time of the year when New Year’s resolutions for a happier new year are starting to crumble. According to research by the New York Times one in four of us will have already given up on our resolutions by January 8th. But what is happiness? This new job, that promotion?

It is this time of the year to read how to create a positive environment at work - as an employee or employer. Don’t stick to goals, go for progress!

Below, I’ve compiled a few articles about this topic. I hope you’ll enjoy them!  

1.    What to do if you’ve already abandoned your New Year’s resolution to get a new job - Are you bored, unchallenged, and overworked, but you can’t bring yourself to start yet another job search? This article shows you how to keep your job and how to change what you do in your job instead.

2.    The realistic way to bounce back when you’re passed over for a promotion - Will you throw in the towel and head to the job boards? Learn about four strategies how to take a step back and learn the most out of this situation.

3.    How to create a happier, healthier workplace – 8 practical things employers can implement to create a positive workplace.

4.’s Employee Job Happiness Index 2017 - Singaporean employees are the least happy at their workplace among the surveyed seven countries in Asia. As main factors leading to job unhappiness were listed “poor leadership, a lack of career development and training opportunities” while “good work location, good relationships with colleagues and company reputation” contributed to job happiness.

About Timeo-Performance

We were founded with a vision to improve the world of work for everyone

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We are in the Skills Business!

Through recruitment, training and consulting, Timeo-Performance provides solutions for increased performance of companies, teams, and individuals. As our clients are in the center of global business and often serve the APAC region, our solutions need to be sustainable in a multicultural and remote context.

Our joint venture with Akteos, the European leader in intercultural training, and partnership with digital learning solutions provider CrossKnowledge have therefore been organic and logical additions to our service. Timeo-Performance has been helping companies in APAC increase business performance since 2008 with offices in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.

We love what we do, feel the Timeo-Performance experience!

As busy professionals, our schedules are often filled to the brim with meetings and tasks to complete. We can get so caught up with work that we might even forget our all-important lunch and power through dinner as well. Alas, we can only do so much given the 24 hours we have in a day. While time management is vital, being productive is another matter in its entirety.Enter time batching.


Isabelle Larche

Managing Director, Recruitment & Executive Search at Timeo-Performance

Isabelle is a Human Performance expert, with over 10 years of professional recruitment experience, and 15 years of Business Management Consulting experience. Isabelle is the Vice President of the French Chamber of Commerce and Trade Counsellor (Singapore Chapter) to the French Embassy.

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