• Are Working Parents Bigger Slackers Than 'Childless' Workers?
    Or should people just mind their own business? A recent study by a North Carolina company found that, with or without children, workers should probably just worry about their own work performance, for a change.
  • How Your Cellphone Could Ruin Your Career
    The habit of checking cellphones is compulsive for many -- and it can get in the way of their careers.
  • Your Smartphone Is Hurting You
    We often talk about the social consequences of being glued to our devices. The physical consequences, however, are just as damaging and sinister.
  • 3 Women Who Invented the Modern Office

    Although you probably don't think about it very often, your workplace is a monument to technology and invention. Without creative thinkers to connect the dots and imagine a more comfortable, productive future, we wouldn't have chairs to sit in or lights to toil under.

  • Please Don't Come to Work Naked
    How far is too far when it comes to a workplace dress code? Some say Newsweek has gone overboard; others applaud their effort.
  • Beyond the Red Power Tie
    Business clothing must be professional, but it doesn't have to be the same boring gray on every person, every day. Send messages and influence others by adding carefully chosen colors to your work clothing.
  • Ladies Edition: 7 Business Rules for an Empowering Career
    Too often women take a backseat in their careers because they’re too shy or insecure to go after what they truly want. Here are seven business rules to follow to empower professional gals to forge ahead in their careers with confidence and tact.
  • Daddy Issues: Men Find It Increasingly Difficult to Achieve Work-Life Balance
    It seems finding work-life balance isn't just a woman's problem, as it's stereotypically made out to be. We'll take a look at how the tables have turned for new fathers as they try and keep up with the demands of work and life.
  • Employees Would Prefer Boss Who Is a High-Achiever, Rather Than Nice

    Today is National Boss's Day, which makes it a perfect time to ask employees which qualities they most desire in a boss. The Workforce Institute at Kronos is here to oblige. Through an online survey administered by Harris Interactive, they asked over 4000 workers in the U.S., Australia, and India what they wanted in a manager. Some of the results were surprising.

  • Meg Whitman Joins the Telecommuting 'Banned' Wagon
    It looks like Marissa Mayer isn't the only female CEO ending the days of telecommuting for their tech conglomerates -- HP's Meg Whitman is joining the club, too.
  • Can You Handle Working Without a Boss?

    It's the fondest daydream of everyone with a bad boss: "What if I didn't have a boss at all?" For some workers at companies with flat hierarchies, this dream is coming true. But is it all it's cracked up to be?

  • 3 Attitudes That May Get You Promoted
    Managers notice how people respond to change and pressure. Having the right approach to problems at the office may get you noticed and promoted.
  • At Amazon, the Scariest Email Workers Receive Contains Just One Character

    Emails containing just a question mark, and a forwarded customer complaint, almost always originate from CEO Jeff Bezos, and they mean that the recipient will shortly have to explain himself or herself to the big boss.

  • 10 Ways to Waste Away the Day at Work (Yay!) [infographic]
    Is it five o’clock yet? When you hate your job, the only thing you’re focused on is the countdown to when you can get the heck out of there. Here are 10 workplace time wasters to help fill up your day and get you on your way.
  • What New Hires Really Think About on Their First Day

    Got a new job? Once the congratulations fade and the adrenalin rush is over, you'll probably grapple with a few anticipatory nerves. Here's what to expect from your first day on the job.

  • Making Eye Contact With Your Boss May Backfire
    National Public Radio (NPR) published a report about the effects of making eye contact, and it is not what you might expect.
  • Email Management Stinks Because You Do
    Just as a car won’t maintain itself, your emails won’t manage themselves either. We’ll teach you five painfully basic tips to mastering email management so that you can, eventually, make the task of cleaning out your inbox a little less horrible.
  • Help! My Co-Worker Has Poor Boundaries
    Boundaries are knowing where one person's job ends and another person's begins. A coworker with bad boundaries takes advantage of others -- unless you know how to handle him.
  • Want to Be Successful? Then Don’t Worry, Be Happy [infographic]
    It’s no coincidence that happy people have amazing lives, and, as studies show, they also have more successful careers. We’ll take a look at the infographic below to see how working happier (not harder) leads to a more fruitful career.
  • 3 Ways to Personalize Your Workspace
    We all like a comfortable, personalized workspace. Keep it appropriate so you are still taken seriously and seen as a professional.