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Being Gross at Work

In news likely to spoil your lunch, particularly if you eat lunch at your desk: the typical office desk is home to 400 times more germs than a standard toilet seat, according to research from the University of Arizona.

Publish date: 09/25/2018

 
New Job? Introvert? How Start Off Right

For introverts, starting a new job at a new company can be both exciting and overwhelming. This article offers some practical advice to help make this process successful and less stressful.

Publish date: 09/24/2018

 
Does Your Brain Run Better with a Treadmill Desk?

Using a treadmill desk – essentially walking while thinking – can impair working memory, according to University of Michigan researchers. Cognitive ability diminishes only slightly, however.

Publish date: 09/19/2018

 
Greenery Can Help You Do Your Job Better

Bringing something in from the outside can help you feel more connected to nature, reduce stress and boost your mood, among many other benefits.

Publish date: 09/19/2018

 
Banning Meat in the Workplace

Some workplaces have bans on attire such as flip flops while others might have a company-wide policy outlawing the use of social media at work. Now, one startup is actually telling its employees what they can eat.

Publish date: 09/19/2018

 
Changing Careers: What You Should Know

It is not all that uncommon for people to discover that they are ill-suited for their chosen profession.

Publish date: 09/19/2018

 
Onboarding Part 2: Retaining New Hires

Multiple studies of employees who quit jobs after a few weeks or months on the job reveal several often-neglected steps employers need to include in a comprehensive onboarding plan.

Publish date: 09/17/2018

 
Company Conducts Interviews While Candidates Play Fortnite

Job interviews are generally stressful events often marked by a desire to impress potential employers and the fear that as a candidate you won’t. Now, French marketing agency Dare.Win is reimagining the typical job interview by asking candidates for an internship position with the company to play the video game Fortnite while fielding interview questions.

Publish date: 09/12/2018

 
Jobseekers Among Those Most Likely to Delete Facebook Account

Jobseekers are among those groups most likely to deactivate their Facebook accounts, according to a recent study.

Publish date: 09/12/2018

 
An Open-Plan Office Can Work for You

Workers in open-plan offices can implement strategies for taking back control of their space and maintaining their productivity and their sanity.

Publish date: 09/12/2018