A work environment where relatively few people do astoundingly well while everyone else worries that their economic lifeline could be pulled away at the next downturn is not a solid foundation for long-term, broadly shared prosperity or human fulfillment
Employees have spoken, and three technology companies took the top spots in a new survey of the best multinational workplaces: Microsoft, software-maker SAS, and data-storage company NetApp
Employers have significantly cut many of the benefits they offer to workers over the past five years. Here's a look at the workplace perks that have significantly declined
Employers have significantly cut many of the benefits they offer to workers over the past five years. Some 77 percent of companies report that benefits offerings have been negatively affected by the slow pace of recovery. Here is a look at the workplace perks that have significantly declined since 2007
So how do you hold a meeting that won't annoy your colleagues? Here are a few ways to make your next office meeting as productive as possible
While a woman nearly ascended to the White House in 2008 and the number of women at the helm of Fortune 500 companies has grown fivefold since 2000, the glass ceiling in the business world isn't starting to show the cracks that many people assume it has, the results of a new study indicate
Tiger Woods recently dropped out of golf's top 10 world rankings. His descent has shocked the golf world, but it shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. As much as we try to separate work from life, they are inextricably linked in powerful ways that we are just now realizing. If you have a job, or if you are responsible for managing or hiring employees, you need to understand the Tiger Effect
These companies rank at the top of a new list for work-life balance created by Glassdoor, a website that offers insight into careers and companies, as well as job listings. This is the first year Glassdoor has produced such a list, reflecting what could be interpreted as an increasing desire for workplace policies that allow employees to meet family and personal responsibilities
These days, offices have become places of resentment, not camaraderie, of dissatisfaction, grumbling, muted anger. A new study shows that more than a third of Americans are hoping to leave their job and find a different one this year. A third? That same study shows their bosses think the employees are satisfied. That spells a disconnect
The job-search community is buzzing over how a new network of websites at the .jobs domain will affect employers and job boards. But largely left out of the conversation is what these 40,000 websites and their umbrella site, universe.jobs, mean for job seekers. So today we're answering the question you really care about: If you're job-hunting, are the .jobs sites worth your while?
Facebook, the social networking giant, has landed the ultimate compliment from its employees: ranking No. 1 on a newly-released list of 50 best places to work. The list, which is based on surveys of company employees, is produced by Glassdoor.com, a website that offers insight into careers and companies
People tend to think events in life happen randomly, but there are steps they can take to dramatically increase their good fortune, says British psychologist and researcher Richard Wiseman, author of The Luck Factor. Here's ways to improve your luck on the job
Researchers are trying to figure out what makes people happy and how those feelings can be created and sustained. This field of study--which is equal parts science and psychology, with a hint of motivational speaking thrown in--is hardly new, but it has taken on growing importance as the sour job market continues to weigh on the psyches of American workers
Family-friendly workplace benefits (flex time, job sharing, telecommuting, and so on) were on the rise before the recession of 2008 took hold. I've been wondering recently how bad a whacking this category of benefits has taken.
With an African-American serving as the nation's chief executive, a woman heading the State Department, and a Latina settling into a new job on the Supreme Court, are there any glass ceilings left for minorities and women aspiring to leadership positions?
How do you recommend people handle ethics in the workplace? I have a strong sense of right and wrong and get pretty upset about how often people lie, or behave badly. How can I best communicate my values at work?
Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, it's illegal to discriminate against anyone age 40 or older in the workplace with regard to hiring, layoffs, promotions, pay, and benefits. Here's what you should do if you think age is playing a role in your workplace woes
You could argue that the milk of human kindness is pretty much curdled at the office when it stirs images of weakness, naivete, self-promotion, or self-defense. All the downsides notwithstanding, there is a strong current of kindness stubbornly running through some workplaces. And where it flows, people smile more. They work harder, too.
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