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Professional Conferences: Worth the Effort

Professional conference attendance yields benefits that outweigh the literal and figurative costs, for attendees and the companies they represent.

Publish date: 07/18/2018

 
Heavy Drinkers, Teetotalers More Likely To Call in Sick for Work Than Moderate Drinkers

It might seem counterintuitive that non-drinkers would miss more work than moderate drinkers, yet this is what researchers from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health are asserting in a new study.

Publish date: 07/13/2018

 
Barbie Gets a New Job: Robotics Engineer

At 59 years old, Barbie is undergoing yet another career change. Having tried out astronaut, developer, paleontologist and scientist to name just a few of her past careers, Barbie is now dipping her toe in the engineering pond.

Publish date: 07/12/2018

 
The Most Productive Meetings Have A Certain Number of Attendees

The old saying “too many cooks in the kitchen” applies to more than just too many hands trying to frost the same cake. If you’ve ever been in a meeting with too many minds, you probably know this to be true. How many should attend meetings to strike that balance?

Publish date: 07/12/2018

 
Would You Ghost a Job Offer?

Dealing with a tight job market is bad enough without having to deal with an increasingly common experience: ghosting. While ghosting is par for the course in the world of dating, in the past such behavior would have been unthinkable in the world of work.

Publish date: 07/11/2018

 
Best Companies for Professional Development, According to Survey

When it comes to workplace benefits, rounding out the top five most valuable is usually, especially for the younger worker, professional development.

Publish date: 07/03/2018

 
Artist Re-envisions Disney Princesses as Career Women

Artist Matt Burt is turning the Disney princess genre on its head by reimagining that instead of waiting around for their happy endings and Princes Charming, the beloved princesses pursued careers.

Publish date: 07/03/2018

 
Do You Find or Develop a Passion?

Researchers at Stanford suggest that the well-intended advice to follow one's passion could backfire.

Publish date: 06/29/2018

 
Why Your Next Meeting Should Happen Outside

The new survey from L.L.Bean found that while most of us enjoy the outdoors, we rarely find the time or the place to work outdoors. How can you get the best of both worlds?

Publish date: 06/27/2018

 
The Link Between Mental Illness and Job Strain

Are you depressed on the job? Chances are, the reason has everything to do with your level of stress according to a study published recently in the journal Lancet Psychiatry.

Publish date: 06/26/2018

 
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