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  • 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.
  • How to Handle the Office Mooch

    It's time for an in-office celebration of some kind, and although you can count on one coworker, in particular, to show up when it's time to eat cake, you'll find only a series of cartoon action lines surrounding his slowly swiveling desk chair when it comes time to collect the cash.

  • Coffee Good, Coffee Bad: Which Is It?
    Picture the scene: you are late for work. The line at your favorite coffee shop is out the door and around the corner. You get in line and wait anyway.
  • 13 Personality Types in Every Office [infographic]

    It's no wonder every new TV season offers so many new workplace comedies. Even the dullest office is teeming with characters -- some more entertaining than others.

  • Surviving the Emotional Effects of a Job Transition
    It happens every day. Someone decides to change careers, suddenly loses a job, or lands an assignment in an entirely new field. During this job transition, however, some powerful emotions can crop up – including fear, overwhelm, depression, guilt and even anger. While this is a natural effect of a job change, not having a plan to manage these emotions can set you up for a career meltdown. Learn how to survive even the most difficult of job transitions with these helpful tips from a career coach.
  • The Key to Happiness at Work? Change Your Perception
    Do you arrive at work every morning grumbling or do face the day with a big smile on your face? Having a ‘case of the Mondays’ seems like the norm in many workplaces. But it’s also a major contributor to poor work performance, team breakdown, and project failure. While employers try to do their best to raises employee morale and bring back this employee satisfaction, it’s actually up to each individual employee to take control of their own happiness. By changing your perception of work, you can experience true satisfaction in any job.
  • 9 Rules for Managing Conflict at Work [infographic]
    Workplace conflict affects more than just employee morale; it also diminishes productivity and job satisfaction. We’ll take a look at the infographic below the cut and discover how professionals can deal with workplace conflict effectively before it turns the office into a battlefield.
  • Much Ado About Black Pants

    If you work for a company with a business-casual dress code that doesn't allow jeans, you have a dilemma on your hands: what to wear that looks professional, is comfortable, and goes with just about anything? Many women solve this problem with black dress pants. At least one style expert would like us to stop.