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  • 5 Types of Co-Workers You Never Want as Friends

    Sometimes stepping into the workplace can be like stepping into the Twilight Zone. We'll take a look at five types of co-workers that not only annoy the living daylights out of you, but also rid your workday of its productivity and fun.

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  • 3 TED Talks to Rejuvenate Your Life and Career

    These three TED Talks are sure to get your career juices pumping and help you to start the work week off right, so take a minute to watch these presentations and see if you don’t have an “ah ha” moment each time.
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  • Engaged vs. Disengaged Employees [infographic]

    Do you find yourself checking your phone every five minutes while you're at work? If so, then it seems that you are like millions of other American workers who have "checked out" while clocked in.
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  • Daycare Employee Fired for Using Instagram to Post Pictures That Mocked the Kids

    Here we go again, people. Two daycare workers were fired recently for using the popular social photo sharing site, Instagram, to post humiliating pictures of the young children they were left to care for at A Heavenly Haven Child Care in Newport News, Virginia. The two caregivers may have thought it was funny at the time, but look who's laughing now in the unemployment line.
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  • What Inspires Us to Be Loyal Employees?

    If you love your company and want to spend your career there, you are essentially a unicorn in the job market, but you're still not as rare as the company you work for, provided they deserve your devotion.

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  • How NOT to Fire Someone

    Want to be a better boss? Treat people respectfully even if -- perhaps especially if -- they're on their way out the door.

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  • 3 Great Summer Perks for Startups

    Working at a startup is always a good news/bad news situation. Good news: you get to help build something, with other motivated, creative people, and sometimes in an environment that includes free food and a funky office. Bad news: you're never allowed to leave the funky office to spend time with the cool people you knew before you took the job. Summer, with its siren song of beach and lazy outdoor fun, makes everything worse.
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  • Quora Question of the Week: What Are Your Favorite Methods for Looking Busy at Work?

    Even if you're excellent at your job, you're probably not fully immersed in your work every second of the day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It's in your best interests, however, to look like you're busy, even when you're just catching up on your Facebook feed. PayScale turned to the Quora community for some tricks that will help you look like you're working hard, even when you're hardly working.
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  • Turn That Frown Upside Down: Are You a Happy Employee? [infographic]

    The sad reality of having a job is that you probably hate it, at least some of the time. No one wants to do something that they "have" to do. So what does it take to make you a happy camper at work? Let's take a look at Yast.com's infographic "What Makes an Employee Happy?" to find out.
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  • Happy Hour for Employees

    Restaurants have a well-deserved reputation for employees who party with each other after hours, and celebrate holidays and other occasions together. A growing trend in the modern workplace, regardless of industry, is to encourage happy hour for employees as much as once per week.
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  • Career Satisfaction: Are American Workers Happier? [Infographic]

    As you travel to the office on an average workday, do you believe that you could possibly be one of the happiest employees in the world? Research indicates that employees in the US tend to be more actively engaged and satisfied with their jobs. In fact, employers are taking drastic efforts to provide incentives to create career satisfaction for top performance workers. It’s all about raising employee morale and productivity in a challenging economic climate.
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  • Quora Question of the Week: 5 Best Startup Perks

    Job satisfaction is something every employee wants, but few are lucky enough to experience during their careers. Long work days, stressful commutes, demanding deadlines, and stagnant salaries combine to make work seem ... well, like work. The good news, according to the Quora community, is that it's very possible for employees to find satisfaction at the office, and it comes in the form of attractive company perks. Let's take a look at the top five perks that Quora members deemed most appealing to the everyday employee.
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