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The Good and the Bad of Workplace Anxiety

Being too worried about your job, according to the research, can drain you more quickly, which will inevitably affect performance. Yet, worrying just enough so that you distribute your energy more efficiently can help improve workplace performance because you are not too comfortable with the task.

Publish date: 05/07/2018

Achieving Productivity in the Workplace: Part 2

Part 2 of Achieving Productivity in the Workplace

Publish date: 05/07/2018

Standing Desks Revisited: Worth Using After All?

Research at UCLA discovered that test subjects who stood more have thicker medial temporal lobes. Does this mean that standing desks are worth using?

Publish date: 05/04/2018

Will an Avatar Robot Be Your Next Work Colleague?

The latest advance in telepresence technology could fill vacant jobs in the not-too-distant future. Avatar robots empower people to be two places at once, virtually.

Publish date: 05/03/2018

Intel VP Offers Advice to Aspiring Female Engineers

Sandra Lopez, Intel vice president leading Intel's efforts for the digitization and personalization of sports, possesses a wealth of hard-won knowledge about being a woman working for a technology company. She recently shared four pieces of wisdom with IEEE GlobalSpec's Engineering360.

Publish date: 05/01/2018

Mentoring 102: Getting the Most from a Mentor (and a Mentee)

A satisfying and successful mentorship starts with a good match between mentor and mentee, continues with setting realistic goals, expectations and boundaries, and progresses with thoughtful attention and nurturing.

Publish date: 05/01/2018

Tips for Reducing Your Workplace Carbon Footprint

While your attempts at reducing your carbon footprint at home are going well as you recycle and minimize packaging there, those efforts can be undone as soon as you set foot at work.

Publish date: 04/30/2018

Achieving Productivity in the Workplace: Part 1

Productivity in the workplace is difficult to maintain, especially when bombarded with endless meetings, emails and calls, not to mention new projects and other assignments on top of an already overflowing work “plate.”

Publish date: 04/30/2018

Ten Cities Where Women See Career Success

As of February 2018, the U.S Department of Labor reports that nearly 47 percent of the American workforce is female. Where can nearly half the workforce find success? Real estate company SmartAsset recently released some findings on which American cities women could look to.

Publish date: 04/27/2018

Noise in the Workplace

Publishing their findings in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, researchers estimate that 41 million U.S. workers are affected by workplace noise.

Publish date: 04/23/2018