If we want the economy to really rally, we need to do something about unemployment. It seems, at first, a semantic ploy, to call for the U.S. Federal Reserve to shift its approach from slashing the jobless rate to actually expanding employment. But there is a difference, and it's less subtle than you might think.
Office life is often stressful. It's work, after all. And sometimes that means never ending phone calls, deadlines and meetings. Unfortunately, stressful offices can turn into downright unbearable atmospheres if you add incivility and disrespect into the mix. You may find it interesting that men and women handle this type of stress a bit differently.
A lot of us work in a cubicle. While we all know this can be a creativity killer, it turns out it could be a productivity killer as well. After all, when you are exposed to the loud noises of your co-workers talking in an open office, productivity drops by 66 percent.
Some days, it can be difficult enough to hang out in an office all day. It’s an even more difficult duty when you work with someone who has an annoying habit, and by no means do you want to be the person in the office that gets on everyone’s nerves. If you don't want to be the cause of your co-workers' insanity, you may want to refrain from the following activities.
People get boosts of energy from the smallest and simplest of life's pleasures. You can lighten a long, strenuous day simply by laughing at something silly, and brighten your day just by smiling. In fact, being happy has a major impact on your brain chemistry.
The challenges that women face in their jobs and what is viewed as “success” has changed a bit over the last 5-10 years, both within the U.S. and globally.
The national student debt now stands at more than $1 trillion. It marked the first time in U.S. history that college debt outnumbered credit card debt. A bill making its way through Congress aims to help Americans better deal with that burden of college debt.
Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.
Everyone wants to work from home these days, and jobs and companies which allow telecommuting can be few and far between. Working mothers often find the greatest work-life balance when they are allowed to work from home. The fantasy that many people imagine is that of a person who is allowed the luxury of sitting in their pajamas and slippers in front of a laptop, while sipping lattes. All the while, the rest of us have to drag our begrudging behinds into an office to hang out in a cubicle.