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Many Employers Doing Away with Pre-employment Drug Screenings

According to a number of Human Resource experts, more and more employers are doing away with pre-employment drug screenings for marijuana use in a bid to attract employees.

Publish date: 06/20/2018

Abusive Managers Can Feel Remorse and Make Amends

New research reveals that managers who exhibit an episode of abusive behavior ruin both their employees' workdays and their own. They are likely to try to compensate the next day for their bad behavior and reclaim their status as leaders.

Publish date: 06/18/2018

Bringing the Office to the Gym

Some companies offer in-house gyms or workout spaces as an employee perk. Now some startups and individual telecommuters are taking the office to the gym.

Publish date: 06/15/2018

Report: Small Business Outlook Strong

The report hit numerous records including a 45-year high for compensation, positive earning and positive sales trends. Expansion plans are on the horizon for many businesses too.

Publish date: 06/14/2018

Being Creative at Work: Part 2

Part 2 of Being Creative at Work

Publish date: 06/13/2018

Working Two Jobs Has Greater Impact on Family Life Than Professional Life

Led by Brian Webster of Ball State University, researchers conducted two studies of those working two or more jobs, concentrating on factors such as work engagement and behavior.

Publish date: 06/13/2018

This Muzzle Helps Keep Loud Office Conversations Quiet

We’ve probably all overheard a loud phone conversation made by a coworker. The noise of such activity can be distracting and frustrating. Instead of telling them to go away and chat in another place, a Kickstarter is providing a solution.

Publish date: 06/07/2018

Will the Exodus Back to the Office Increase Productivity?

New research calls into question the reasoning behind dropping the telecommuting option. Successful virtual teams communicate in a manner similar to water cooler conversations.

Publish date: 06/06/2018

Most Cringe-worthy Phrases/Words Uttered in the Workplace

Do your eyes roll into the back of your head whenever you hear the word “synergy”? Do you black out at the mere suggestion that we should “think outside the box”?

Publish date: 06/06/2018

Being Creative at Work

Part 1 of Being Creative at Work

Publish date: 06/06/2018