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Working While Commuting

Instead of using the time it takes to commute to and from work to unwind, catch up on the news or read a book, most workers report using this time to now catch up on work-related emails. Unfortunately, those valuable hours spent working while in transit go unpaid, exacting a toll on employee health and wellness.

Publish date: 10/23/2018

The Benefits of a Short Vacation

A new trend is shaping how Americans vacation and it involves taking abbreviated vacations instead of the traditional week-long vacations of yesterday.

Publish date: 10/23/2018

Your Desk Might Be the Loneliest Place for You

Technology has made it seem like we are closer than ever. Most people are now constantly aware of what their friends are doing across the globe or even just across the street. However, this has also created some toxic consequences.

Publish date: 10/23/2018

Are Lateral Job Moves a Good Idea?

Making a lateral career move can be a smart decision for both employees and employers

Publish date: 10/18/2018

Amazon No Longer Using “Sexist” AI Hiring Tool

According to a report from Reuters, an algorithm that was once used as a recruitment tool by Amazon has now been abandoned by the online retail juggernaut after claims surfaced that the algorithm was sexist.

Publish date: 10/16/2018

IT Workers in Great Demand; Everyone Else? Not So Much

According to research from the University of British Columbia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, jobs in the information technology (IT) field — cybersecurity, big data and computer software — offer American workers longer-lasting financial stability than other fields.

Publish date: 10/16/2018

What to Say in in Awkward Workplace Situations

Dealing with colleagues can be simple, that is if you are lucky enough to get along with them. Other times, difficult situations arise and you do not want to offend those you have to see almost daily. Here's how to deal.

Publish date: 10/10/2018

These Companies No Longer Require A Degree

As the seeming importance of a college education rises, so does the prospect of spending most of your adult life paying for it. Some people don’t have the money or means to do that, but that no longer means their job prospects are also lessened.

Publish date: 10/10/2018

IBM Hoping to Bring AI to Every Workplace

The tech giant expects that the new tool will help in the agricultural industry as it can be used to gather and analyze weather data, internet of things tractor data and satellite imagery.

Publish date: 10/10/2018

Amazon Upping its Hourly Wage to $15 per Hour

Facing economic and political pressure to better compensate its employees, online retail juggernaut Amazon announced that it will raise its internal minimum wage for all of its U.S. workers to $15 an hour.

Publish date: 10/10/2018