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Holiday Party Etiquette: Some Do’s and Don’ts

December is often a time for celebration, shopping, overindulgence, and overall merriment as the holiday season arrives. And, of course, it is usually time for another tradition: the office holiday party.

Publish date: 12/18/2017

Raise or Holiday Bonus? Companies are More Likely to Give One, not Both

Recent studies by and Accounting Principals found that many workers should expect a little cash around the holidays, but not necessarily a raise.

Publish date: 12/14/2017

Sleeping on the Job

Employers are beginning to recognize the value of sleep, if recent trends in employers offering a designated office napping space are any indication.

Publish date: 12/11/2017

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Part 2

Even more tips about whether to stay in your current job or to start looking for a new job.

Publish date: 12/11/2017

How Can Your Perception of Stress Affect Your Coworkers?

How do you view stress? Your response could determine a lot about how you view your colleagues, a new study shows. New research from Tel Aviv University’s Coller School of Management found that how you perceive your coworker’s stress levels could be the projection of your own stressors onto others.

Publish date: 12/07/2017

An Overlooked Benefit

According to a Payment Sense survey, 38 percent of employees would leave their current positions for jobs that came with better perks.

Publish date: 12/05/2017

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

You are comfortable there; you know what the job entails; you value your benefits; you are afraid of trying something new. No matter what it is keeping you at your current job, consider some of the following signs that it is time to look elsewhere.

Publish date: 12/05/2017

What Does Elon Musk Ask Himself Before Making a Big Decision?

With so much responsibility comes a lot of decision making. How does he do it? In a recent Rolling Stone interview, Elon Musk described his approach to making a major decision.

Publish date: 11/29/2017

Older Workers Move Back into Labor Force

Pervasive age bias has blinkered corporate recruiters, despite federal law that makes this discrimination illegal. Workers over 40 years of age have resume gaps for multiple reasons. Here's why.

Publish date: 11/29/2017

Watching You While You Work: Employee Surveillance in the 21st Century

More employers are joining the surveillance bandwagon: according to the American Management Association, 80 percent of U.S. employers have a system of some sort in place, up from 35 percent in 2007. Should the pervasiveness of employer snooping concern members of the workforce? Is it legal? Why do it at all?

Publish date: 11/29/2017