career news

Top Ten Challenges Facing Employees Today

According to a recently released LinkedIn survey of over 1,000 people, the most challenging issues facing employees in the workplace today — thereby sapping both passion for and engagement in the work that they do — include the juggling workload and achieving a work-life balance.

Publish date: 11/13/2018

 
Researchers Discover Key to Being More Likeable on Dates, Job Interviews

Because dating and interviewing for a job are relatively similar in that candidates for both a job and for affection need to first win someone over, it stands to reason that the key to successfully winning over an employer or a potential romantic partner would likewise be similar.

Publish date: 11/13/2018

 
Managing Distractions While Working From Home

While it saves time on commuting, getting ready for the day and eliminates in-office distractions, remote work presents a new set of distractions.

Publish date: 11/09/2018

 
Frequently Checking Email Can Affect Managers’ Ability to Lead

According to research from Michigan State University, dealing with a steady stream of email traffic prevents managers from successfully leading their departments.

Publish date: 11/06/2018

 
Humor Type Can Alter Work Environment

It is generally accepted that humor in the workplace is linked directly to employee happiness. However, according to research from Murray State University, the type of workplace humor is actually the driver of workplace happiness.

Publish date: 11/06/2018

 
WeWork Limits Beer Consumption in the Office

The coworking space, WeWork, is changing its policy of access to tap beer from unlimited to four 12-ounces glasses per day between the hours of noon and 8 p.m., according to an email obtained by several news organizations.

Publish date: 11/06/2018

 
Office Holiday Parties: Ready for an Update?

The traditional office holiday party could be on the way out. Suggestions for non-party-based holiday activities abound; take a look and find inspiration for new ways to celebrate the holidays.

Publish date: 11/05/2018

 
Girls With Working Mothers Earn More

A study, which surveyed family and career data on more than 100,000 working parents, found that girls who grew up with a working mother had better, higher paying jobs.

Publish date: 11/01/2018

 
Overcoming Interview Jitters

Interview jitters are very common, but they can affect how someone answers questions or the impression someone leaves on the interviewer.

Publish date: 11/01/2018

 
Whom Do You Trust? Building Trust at Work

Trust between colleagues builds over time through an accumulation of small satisfactory interactions that demonstrate competence, reliability, honesty, integrity and other such qualities through repeated interactions.

Publish date: 11/01/2018