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Friendship in the Workplace: Some Tips

Nothing can make your workday go faster than being bffs with a coworker. Having a trusted ally in the workplace can mean all the difference between enjoying the thought of going to work each day and dreading it.

Publish date: 02/05/2018

What to Look for in a Remote Job

Fully remote work is something that is entirely possible in many career fields. While it is not for everyone, some see it as the perfect situation for themselves. However, it requires a unique set of things to look for, and often things one may not need to ask about in a typical office setting.

Publish date: 01/31/2018

Is Forensic Engineering the Right Career for You?

Engineers who have several years of experience, a professional engineer (PE) credential, and who get a lot of satisfaction from solving mysteries might want to consider working as forensic engineers.

Publish date: 01/31/2018

This Program Opens New Doors to Refugees

Recently in Amman, Jordan, a class of 18 students – half of them refugees -- began a one-year course of study in computer science and entrepreneurship. Part of the Refugee Action (ReACT) Certificate Program that grew out of a global challenges competition at MIT, the program will include internships with local companies and could help attendees secure better-paying jobs.

Publish date: 01/31/2018

Is Your Password on This List?

A lot of people use passwords that are considered “bad,” according to the password management company SplashData. With more and more information going digital, it’s increasingly important to pick a password that can cut down on the risk of being hacked.

Publish date: 01/31/2018

Does Your Employer Have an Inclement Weather Policy?

With inclement weather affecting a significant portion of the country in recent weeks, many people are likely being forced to miss work thanks to treacherous road conditions.

Publish date: 01/29/2018

Certain Wording in Job Advertisements May Keep Women from Applying

According to a recent study from researchers at Ghent University in Belgium, using the wrong words in a job advertisement can discourage some women from applying.

Publish date: 01/29/2018

Imec’s SWEET Study Collects World’s Largest Dataset on Stress

Imec’s Stress in the Work Environment (SWEET) study captured data from more than 1,000 people and is the first large-scale study that used clinical-grade wearables to establish the link between mental stress and physiological symptoms in daily life.

Publish date: 01/24/2018

Want a Job in a Warmer Climate? Head to Arizona

Chandler, Arizona, tops WalletHub's list of Best Places to Find a Job in 2018, swapping spots with neighboring Scottsdale, which topped the 2017 list. Peoria and Gilbert, also cities in the Phoenix MSA, are fourth and fifth, respectively.

Publish date: 01/24/2018

Mobile Device Use at Home May Create Conflict with Spouse, Workplace

From a survey of 344 married couples — all of whom worked full-time and also dealt with work tasks from home using mobile devices — researchers determined that couples using mobile devices during time meant for family reported lower job satisfaction and lower job performance.

Publish date: 01/23/2018