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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

Three Phrases Likely to Kill Innovation in the Workplace

Commonly-used phrases popular in the business world may very likely be killing employee innovation in the workplace. While most people want to work for an innovative company, oftentimes the tone and words used in workplace conversations and internal communications might unintentionally be suffocating creative thinking.

Publish date: 01/23/2018

The Ideal Work Day for You Based on Your Body’s Sleep Habits

Many of us start the day with a caffeinated beverage or … three. But have you thought about the importance of the timing of that cup of coffee or tea? One sleep specialist claims it’s based on your sleep type.

Publish date: 01/19/2018

Neck and Shoulder Strengthening Exercises: The Answer to Workplace Comfort?

Countless studies have shown the dangers of uninterrupted sitting in the workplace ranging from complaints about minor aches and pains to heart trouble.

Publish date: 01/17/2018

Onsite Doctors Keeping Employees Healthy

Though not as likely to attract the attention that, say, gourmet meals, napping pods, onsite dry cleaning and pet day care might garner, one valuable benefit attracting employees to some Bay Area tech companies is, by comparison, quite simple.

Publish date: 01/17/2018

The Work/Life Balance Not So Balanced for Remote Workers

As working from home becomes more and more common thanks to advances in technology, experts believe that the boundary between work and life has blurred.

Publish date: 01/17/2018

Laughter in the Workplace

Although not ordinarily recognized as a valuable workplace benefit by employers, humor is an essential ingredient for a successful work environment.

Publish date: 01/17/2018

Internet Use at the Office: Part 2

One potential solution to the social media problem is to create two separate Facebook accounts.

Publish date: 01/16/2018