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Forget the Binky. Donating Vacation Time to Expecting Colleagues is the Latest Trend

A new and concerning workplace trend is emerging in the American workplace. Some offices are seeing a surge of colleagues donating personal vacation time to a pregnant coworker to add days to her maternity leave.

Publish date: 07/24/2018

A Place to Snooze Between Meetings

It’s typically frowned upon to curl up under your desk for a snooze and most offices don’t have spaces for a siesta. Casper Mattress has introduced a solution for New Yorkers with this issue, and it may become a quickly growing trend.

Publish date: 07/19/2018

Should You Act Excited During a Job Interview?

Culture affects both the emotions an interviewee displays during a job interview and the effect these emotions have on the interviewer. How do these cultural predilections influence interviewee behavior and interviewer hiring decisions?

Publish date: 07/19/2018

Google Offering Free Employment Courses

Tech giant Google, along with online education platform Udacity, announced that the two companies will join forces to offer free online career courses for jobseekers at any stage of their careers.

Publish date: 07/18/2018

Summer is the Perfect Time to Jumpstart a Career

With less to do in the office and with longer days, research suggests that summer is the perfect time to either intensify a job search, work toward a promotion or simply build upon the career you already have.

Publish date: 07/18/2018

Professional Conferences: Worth the Effort

Professional conference attendance yields benefits that outweigh the literal and figurative costs, for attendees and the companies they represent.

Publish date: 07/18/2018

Heavy Drinkers, Teetotalers More Likely To Call in Sick for Work Than Moderate Drinkers

It might seem counterintuitive that non-drinkers would miss more work than moderate drinkers, yet this is what researchers from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health are asserting in a new study.

Publish date: 07/13/2018

Barbie Gets a New Job: Robotics Engineer

At 59 years old, Barbie is undergoing yet another career change. Having tried out astronaut, developer, paleontologist and scientist to name just a few of her past careers, Barbie is now dipping her toe in the engineering pond.

Publish date: 07/12/2018

The Most Productive Meetings Have A Certain Number of Attendees

The old saying “too many cooks in the kitchen” applies to more than just too many hands trying to frost the same cake. If you’ve ever been in a meeting with too many minds, you probably know this to be true. How many should attend meetings to strike that balance?

Publish date: 07/12/2018

Would You Ghost a Job Offer?

Dealing with a tight job market is bad enough without having to deal with an increasingly common experience: ghosting. While ghosting is par for the course in the world of dating, in the past such behavior would have been unthinkable in the world of work.

Publish date: 07/11/2018