Did you know that, even today, employers can legally fire or refuse to hire an person based on his or her sexual orientation in more than half the country? We’ll take a look at this shocking fact and discuss how workplace equality is, without a doubt, good for business.
How would you feel if the entire company knew your salary, and vice versa? Recently, many companies have jumped on the “transparency” bandwagon. But is being too open and honest more harmful than it is beneficial to employee confidence?
Do you have a boss that perpetually blames you for his shortcomings, blowing up at you any chance he gets? If so, then you're in good company. A Gallup poll found that bad bosses are the No. 1 reason people quit their jobs.
A person's career rarely ever turns out the way he expected, oftentimes leading to feelings of failure and regret. We'll show you how expecting the unexpected on your career path is one of the best ways to set yourself up for success in the end.
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.
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.
The more you understand people, the easier it becomes to give them what they want, and set them up to give you what you want. Use social psychology to your advantage in the workplace.
Every good salesperson knows how to talk in order to get customers to make a purchase. The same techniques are useful in any arena in life when you want something from someone else -- for example, a new benefit or a raise at work.
Ever feel like you are talking to a brick wall at work? These three tips may help you effect change and save your breath.
Some people just don't get that misuse of social media can be a serious career-ender. Look at the most recent case of career suicide involving one of the White House's internal staff members getting canned for inappropriate tweets over the course of nearly three years.
How far is too far when it comes to a workplace dress code? Some say Newsweek has gone overboard; others applaud their effort.
Want to score a nice raise this year? Ask your boss for a job analysis! A job analysis evaluates your current role based on four main factors that include: job tasks, work environment, compensation trends and individual performance. The better you can leverage your job analysis to prove you are a top performer, the better chance you have at earning a higher salary.
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.
Managers notice how people respond to change and pressure. Having the right approach to problems at the office may get you noticed and promoted.
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.
Bet on a Vet is a campaign to help disabled veterans utilize their skills and talents in the workplace here at home.
Never feel intimidated by the Superman/woman in the office. A variety of skills and talents leads to the success of the team.
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.
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.