Career News

Noise in the Workplace

Publishing their findings in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, researchers estimate that 41 million U.S. workers are affected by workplace noise.

Publish date: 04/23/2018

 
Being Nice Isn’t Enough: For Workplace Success, You Also Need to Be Intelligent

It isn’t enough to just be a nice person to get ahead in the workplace. You also need to be intelligent, says research from the Universities of Bristol, Minnesota and Heidelberg.

Publish date: 04/23/2018

 
Can’t Sleep? Behave Better at Work

Workers pay for their bad behavior during the workday with insomnia or poor sleep at night. A group of University of Iowa researchers reached this conclusion after three studies with a test group of 600 U.S. and Chinese workers.

Publish date: 04/20/2018

 
Will Salary History Bans Boost Women’s Salaries?

Positive change for women's salary equality is gaining momentum from a combination of local legislation and a signal US Appeals Court ruling handed down on April 9, 2018, that forbids employers from asking interviewees about their salary histories.

Publish date: 04/20/2018

 
Your Job Might Be Killing You

Jeffrey Pfeffer, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford, believes that workplace stress (e.g., long hours, lack of health insurance, high demands) is killing employees.

Publish date: 04/17/2018

 
Want to be Happy at Work? Be Your Own Boss

The secret to a happy and fulfilling career is as simple as being your own boss, according to research from the Universities of Sheffield and Exeter.

Publish date: 04/17/2018

 
You Thought the Interview Went Well, But You Hear Nothing. What to Do?

Sometimes, days turn into weeks, the phone still doesn’t ring, and your inbox remains stagnant. You may begin to rack your brain about what you could have done differently or if they hired someone else. But there’s a lot you can do no matter what happens and it’ll all be part of the learning process.

Publish date: 04/17/2018

 
Daily Motivation on Your Phone

A lot of push alerts that come across our phones are things we could do without. Bad news, questions, pressing emails. But what if among all the noise, some encouragement came through?

Publish date: 04/11/2018

 
Girl Scouts, LinkedIn Partner on Alumni Network

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and LinkedIn recently launched a partnership called the Girl Scout Network, a section on the popular employment site for scouts new and old to gather and enhance career development.

Publish date: 04/10/2018

 
Remote Work Makes For Happier Couples

According to recent research, married people that work from home are reportedly happier than they were working in an office-setting, and it is all in how the household chores are divvied up, according to researchers.

Publish date: 04/09/2018

 
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