The Mid-Career GPS Podcast

Addressing Workaholism with Dr. Malissa Clark

February 22, 2022 John Neral Season 2 Episode 87
The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
Addressing Workaholism with Dr. Malissa Clark
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Dr. Malissa Clark is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist and Associate Professor at the University of Georgia. Dr. Clark specializes in employee well-being, family dynamics, and workaholism. Dr. Clark’s research has been featured in various media outlets, including the BBC, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, and New America’s Better Life Lab podcast series.

In this episode, you’ll learn: 

·      What an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist does

·      What is workaholism, and how to know if your work is consuming your life

·      What Dr. Clark’s research has found regarding the way we work and how families have addressed roles of parenting during the pandemic

·      How we are re-evaluating what’s important to us in our careers and what we want for our next career chapter. 

 

You can contact Dr. Malissa Clark by email (clarkm@uga.edu) or follow her on Twitter @clarkmalissa. You can learn more about her work and research at https://waferlab.org.

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Are You a Workaholic? (0:05)

·      Meet Dr. Malissa Clark (3:30)

·      Figuring Things Out After College (5:09)

·      Going Back to a Sales Job (8:20)

·      Figuring Out What You Like to Do (10:20)

·      Defining I/O Psychology (14:39)

·      The Work of an I/O Psychologist (16:57)

·      Defining Workaholism (19:45)

·      The Pandemic’s Impact on Who Takes Care of the Kids (21:15)

·      The Pandemic’s Impact on Remote Work (23:12)

·      How Workaholics Are Rethinking Their Work (24:30)

·      Advice for Organizations to Improve Company Culture (27:01)

·      Dealing with Burnout (30:53)

·      Malissa Clark’s Advice to Help You Build Your Mid-Career GPS (34:08)

·      How to Connect with Dr. Malissa Clark (36:26)

 

List of Resources:

·      Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career by John Neral

 

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Are You a Workaholic?
Meet Dr. Malissa Clark
Figuring Things Out After College
Going Back to a Sales Job
Figuring Out What You Like to Do
Defining I/O Psychology
The Work of an I/O Psychologist
Defining Workaholism
The Pandemic's Impact on Who Takes Care of the Kids
The Pandemic's Impact on Remote Work
How Workaholics Are Rethinking Their Work
Advice for Organizations to Improve Company Culture
Dealing with Burnout
Malissa Clark's Advice to Help You Build Your Mid-Career GPS
How to Connect with Dr. Malissa Clark