• 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Nicer to Yourself

    When you listen to your inner voice, is it mean to you? If so, you're not alone. Many people go through their days hearing an internal litany of self-criticism. The problem, of course, is that it's hard to get anything positive done at work while you're tuned into negativity.

  • Do Work Wellness Programs Really Work?
    Companies have increasingly embraced wellness programs, with the idea of keeping (or getting) employees healthy and lowering medical expenses in the process. But, surprisingly to some, research is showing these wellness programs are having little effect.
  • An Office Without Email?

    WordPress has the 15th most popular website on the planet, 170 employees, and no offices. Employees work remotely, collaborating online instead of in person. That's not so unusual in the 21st-century office. What's different about the gang at WordPress is that they do this without using email.

  • 3 Ways to Deal With a Difficult Boss

    Think about your least favorite jobs. Odds are, your boss was partly to blame. Bad managers are the number one reason people leave their jobs. Of course, if you're not quite at the point where you can turn in your resignation, you'll need to figure out ways to make your situation more tolerable.

  • Ashton Kutcher Offering Career Advice for $5 an Hour
    Ashton Kutcher may be worth $140 million, but that isn’t stopping him from offering his "know-how" to professionals for $5 an hour. Save up your pennies, people. This may be the best $5 you’ve ever spent on your career.
  • Smoking Returns to the Office
    If you thought the only time you would see smoking in the office would be on an episode of Mad Men, think again. One of the most interesting cultural trends of 2013 has been the explosion in popularity of electronic cigarettes. In some offices, employees are "vaping" while working in their cubicle.
  • Would You Take an Online Class With a Celebrity?

    Online classes are a great way to add skills to your resume without dealing with the hassle of commuting and sitting in a classroom, and everyone loves celebrities (or at least, pays too much attention to them). So why not combine the two, and take online classes from your favorite stars?

  • The Jobs Report Is Finally Out, But Does It Tell Us Anything?

    The economy added 204,000 jobs during the month of October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and unemployment increased slightly to 7.3 percent, compared to 7.2 percent for September. However, due to the government shutdown, there's some question as to whether that information is both accurate and significant.

  • How to Have a Successful Meeting
    We've all been there: stuck in another endless meeting, pinching ourselves to stay awake, daydreaming about all the productive things we could be doing instead. It doesn't have to be this way.
  • 22 States Allow Employees to Bring Guns to Work
    Studies show companies that allow employees to bring guns to work are more likely to have a worker killed than companies that don't. But it hasn't stopped a number of states from implementing so-called Bring Your Gun to Work laws.
  • How to Train Yourself to Be Happier at Work
    Being happy at your job doesn't necessarily depend on the job itself – it has more to do with how you perceive your work. We'll take a look at how professionals can train themselves to be happy at work by simply changing their mindset.
  • 'Lean In' Convinces Men to Fight for Gender Equality

    Businessmen might not seem like the primary audience for Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, but a recent New York Times article demonstrates the positive effect the book has had on male leaders' attitudes toward women in business.

  • Healthy Secrets of America's 3 Busiest Airports

    There's a reason that the question goes, "Business or pleasure?" Generally, if you're traveling for the former, you won't have time for the latter. In fact, business travel can be a stressful, unhealthy activity, if you're not careful.

  • The 6 Smartest Things You Can Do Every Night and Morning [infographic]
    The key to ensuring a promising tomorrow is to start today -- tonight, to be exact. Here are six things to incorporate into your night and morning routines to be a happy camper at work.
  • Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Veterans and Spouses

    Yesterday, Starbucks announced a plan to develop a hiring program for veterans and military spouses.

  • 5 Threats to Work-Life Balance

    Want to keep work from eating your entire life? Keep an eye on your daily habits. Little things can add up to unhealthy patterns that make you less productive and less happy -- both at work and at home.

  • Bill Would Make It Illegal to Fire Gay Workers for Being Gay
    The U.S. Senate is planning to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act this week. Whether it passes in the U.S. House of Representatives is another matter.
  • 3 Hot Careers for Recent College Graduates

    Brand-new college grads are always nervous about starting their careers, but the post-recession economic landscape makes today's workplace an even scarier place. To help younger workers focus their career building efforts, UC San Diego Extension compiles an annual list of hot jobs for new grads.

  • Media Stereotypes Keeping Women Out of Tech?
    Could the media's bland stereotype of nerdy women be the reason why females are so underrepresented in technology careers?
  • When to Ask About Salary

    It happens to the best -- and most reasonable -- of job seekers: after several rounds of interviews, they receive a job offer, only to find out that the compensation is much lower than expected.