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A Large Number of Americans Find Their Workplace Hostile

The survey, which examined 3,066 U.S. workers ages 25-71, was conducted in 2015 by RAND Corp, Harvard Medical School and the University of California-Los Angeles. An alarming number of people responded with information about their workplaces being hostile, threatening or stressful overall.

Publish date: 08/16/2017

Ten Tips for a Productive Weekend

To live a successful Monday-Friday life, those weekend hours are crucial for our well-being. Striking the perfect balance of relaxation and productivity can be tricky, but luckily some incredibly successful people have shared how they do it.

Publish date: 08/16/2017

Gender Quotas in the Workplace

Always a polarizing topic, gender quotas can elicit different reactions depending on context, according to recent research.

Publish date: 08/16/2017

Issues Persist for Mothers in the Workforce

Even with calls for longer maternity leaves and private places for women to ready for breastfeeding, mothers, particularly mothers of small children, continue to face a great many challenges when returning to the workforce after having children.

Publish date: 08/15/2017

The U.S. Government Wants Your Feedback on Overtime Pay

The U.S. Department of Labor appears to be moving forward on an overtime rule that caught up millions of workers and employers in some muddy waters last year. Recently, the Department of Labor published a Request for Information from the public to gather information and questions on the rule.

Publish date: 08/10/2017

Swipe Right on Your Next Mentor

LinkedIn recently introduced a new tool, called Shapr, which will connect mentors to mentees based on a number of factors. It's similar to many popular dating apps, but it's much more appropriate for work.

Publish date: 08/10/2017

Age Discrimination: The Hows and the Whys!

Think we have become more evolved as a society and that age discrimination won’t happen to you? Think again….

Publish date: 08/08/2017

Are You Flexible? Flextime Schedules are Growing in Popularity

Flexible work days are becoming more popular as companies need to strike a solid work-life balance to keep their best talent. Working from home may be losing popularity, but flexible shifts seems to be gaining traction in the modern workplace.

Publish date: 08/03/2017

They Want You Back: A Push Against Remote Employees

Many companies have embraced flexibility in the workplace, either through scheduling, laid back dress code or allowing remote work. However, a recent surge of big companies taking a step back on allowing employees to work from home is bucking that trend.

Publish date: 08/02/2017

Would You Let Your Employer Microchip You?

Three Square Market, based in River Falls, Wisconsin, says they plan on about 50 employees taking advantage of this voluntary technology. The company says the chips are about the size of a grain of rice and will be implanted under the skin between the thumb and forefinger.

Publish date: 07/31/2017