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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

The Worst Passwords of 2018

Each year, password management company SplashData compiles the Worst Passwords of the Year list after evaluating more than five million passwords leaked online over the year.

Publish date: 12/27/2018

Richard Branson Predicts the Death of the 9-to-5 Workday and the 5-day Work Week

Thanks to advances in technology, the five-day work week and two-day weekend will soon be a thing of the past, according to British entrepreneur Richard Branson.

Publish date: 12/20/2018

Older Employees Leaving the Workforce Over Age Stereotypes

According to research from the University of Queensland School of Psychology, older workers may be leaving the workforce earlier than planned due to feeling stereotyped because of their ages.

Publish date: 12/13/2018

Offering a Helping Hand at Work Might Backfire

Is it better to offer a struggling coworker or employee a helping hand on the job or merely a “shoulder to cry on”? The answer to that question, according to a San Francisco State University-led study, is “it depends.”

Publish date: 12/13/2018

Elon Musk Believes That World Can Change with an 80-Hour Workweek

When asked how many hours of work a week it would take to change the world, Tesla CEO Elon Musk answered that it would take an 80-hour workweek, according to recent reports.

Publish date: 12/13/2018