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Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Workplace

Today’s employees aren’t driven by salary as much as they are driven by meaning and purpose according to a recent study about work place benefits.

Publish date: 09/18/2017

 
Technology Changing the Workplace

The traditional workplace has changed at an accelerated pace thanks to technology, and evidence of what the future holds is just beginning to reveal itself in the technologies available today.

Publish date: 09/18/2017

 
Unlimited Vacation Policies, Do They Work?

People seem to think that paid time off is a deal breaker, but they aren’t taking enough of it. What are companies doing to make sure employees get some time away from the daily grind?

Publish date: 09/12/2017

 
METM Program Designed for Working Engineers

Beginning in fall 2018, a new online master’s degree will be offered at Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering. The Master of Engineering Technical Management (METM) is a 21-month, part-time program designed for working professionals.

Publish date: 09/12/2017

 
The Dangers of Prolonged Sitting

Prolonged sitting, such as the kind done while engaged at the workplace, can lead to a variety of health problems, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

Publish date: 09/11/2017

 
Highlighting Soft Skills

Personal attributes, also called soft skills, are becoming just as if not more valuable in the workplace as technical skills, according to recent research.

Publish date: 09/11/2017

 
A Shift in Regimented Vacation Policies, but How Come?

They say keeping money in the bank is a good thing, but what about time in your vacation bank? American workers are leaving a staggering amount of time off unused, and companies are responding.

Publish date: 09/06/2017

 
Flexible Full-Time Work for Mothers Returning to Work Force

One of the reasons for the headline-making gap in pay between men and women, according to recent research from the BBC, is due to the tendency of some women leaving full-time positions for part-time ones once they have children.

Publish date: 09/06/2017

 
The American Worker: Emotionally and Physically Taxed

The American workplace, with its sometimes hostile, inconsistent and inflexible environments, has become both physically and emotionally exhausting, according to a recent survey.

Publish date: 09/01/2017

 
Can Your Alma Mater Influence Lifetime Earnings?

What kind of influence does an individual’s alma mater have on earning potential, both for newly-minted graduates and midcareer professionals? We explore how much your school matters in the workforce.

Publish date: 08/31/2017