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Government Shutdown Affecting Hiring in Some Areas

While it is no surprise that people aren’t looking for work at a place where payment is on hold, the data is telling of the impact the government’s actions have on the labor market.

Publish date: 01/22/2019

 
Homeowner Converts 110-year-old Tree into Library

The trunk of a 110-year-old cottonwood tree in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has been converted into a mini library.

Publish date: 01/17/2019

 
Supermarket Chain to Employ Robot to Scan Aisles for Hazards

Marty is equipped with an autonomous base, a 12-hour battery and rotating lidar to detect objects and movement so it doesn’t collide with shoppers, carts or other obstacles.

Publish date: 01/17/2019

 
Report: 2019’s Best Jobs

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report project which roles are expected to be the best jobs of this year based on multiple aspects. The company, which analyzes consumer trends, based the rankings on a job’s growth potential, work-life balance and salary.

Publish date: 01/17/2019

 
Charles Schwab CEO Takes Job Prospects to Breakfast, but There’s a Catch

Charles Schwab Corporation CEO Walt Bettinger has found a way to get prospective employees into a situation where they must react. He revealed the tactic in a New York Times interview.

Publish date: 01/17/2019

 
Research: Prolonged Air Pollution Exposure Lowers Employee Productivity

According to economists from the National University of Singapore (NUS), exposure to air pollution lowers employee productivity.

Publish date: 01/10/2019

 
These Places Pay People to Move There

For individuals considering a change of scenery, some governments are offering financial incentives to attract new residents. These incentives can include housing money, student loan help, tax credits or cash offers.

Publish date: 01/10/2019

 
A Place for Introverts

In this age of open-office plans, experts in office design urge employers to consider a quiet room for introverts who struggle in such an environment.

Publish date: 01/09/2019

 
Make Some Workplace Resolutions for 2019

With the arrival of 2019, folks are engaged in the time-honored task of resolution-making, keeping and breaking. Typically, people concentrate on their personal or financial health when they design such resolutions. Yet, apart from general resolutions about making career changes in the new year, little thought is given to making resolutions specific to a workers’ current workplace.

Publish date: 01/09/2019

 
Study: App-Based Therapy Works for Patients with Mild to Severe Depression

It can be hard for people to attend therapy. Living in a rural area or having an inflexible work schedule can make getting to a therapist’s office difficult. App-based therapy can help.

Publish date: 12/31/2018