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Prepping Your Social Media Accounts for Your Job Search

More and more often, companies are checking more than a potential employee’s work history and education. There’s often a check of their social media channels and sometimes what is found could cost someone a potential opportunity.

Publish date: 08/08/2018

Roughly 4 in 10 Americans Work a Side Gig, According to Survey

That number means roughly 4 in 10 American workers are doing side jobs ranging from home repairs, gig economy jobs as well as positions in child care, ride-sharing, freelance writing and sales, to name a few.

Publish date: 08/08/2018

Can’t Button Your Pants? Maybe Work is to Blame?

You start your work-week with the best of intentions: your lunch includes lots of fruits, vegetables and other healthy snacks. Unfortunately, as soon as you pass through the lobby of your office, you can smell them: doughnuts.

Publish date: 08/08/2018

Does White (or Pink or Brown) Noise Help or Hinder Open Office Workers?

Fighting sound with sound does damp down conversations. But does the interfering noise itself have a negative impact on office workers? For at least some people, the answer is yes.

Publish date: 08/07/2018

Employees Value Workplace Autonomy

Handing employees the reins in terms of control of their workflow is likely to result in a more competent and connected team of high-performing employees who are better motivated, engaged and even more loyal, according to research from the University of Melbourne.

Publish date: 08/01/2018

Don’t Forget to Use Your Vacation Time: Part 2

Part two of last week's Don't Forget to Use Your Vacation Time.

Publish date: 08/01/2018

Quick Tips for Improved Productivity

Summer is a busy time for many of us, but in most scenarios, work still needs to be done. With more chances for play, it’s all the more important to get your tasks done so you can enjoy summer fun.

Publish date: 08/01/2018

Summer Fridays Gaining in Popularity

According to Gartner, 42 percent of companies surveyed in 2017 offered some form of Summer Friday benefit. Why are more companies embracing Summer Fridays?

Publish date: 08/01/2018

Coffee: The Glue that Holds a Team Together

In news that probably shouldn’t be all that surprising: drinking coffee results in greater teamwork, according to research from Ohio State University.

Publish date: 07/25/2018

Don’t Forget to Use Your Vacation Time: Part 1

You’ve likely read — both here and elsewhere — about how important it is to use your vacation time. Unfortunately, it bears repeating as most of us are leaving considerable sums of vacation time behind at the end of each year.

Publish date: 07/25/2018