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If John Moffitt continued to do his job for about another year, he would have easily made over a $1 million. Instead, the now-former professional football player decided he wouldn't risk his long-term health for the money.
Research shows the unemployed fall into a deeper and deeper hole the longer they are jobless and their plight isn't expected to end anytime soon.
Being a manager is hard and being a good manager can at times feel impossible. What can managers do to succeed in their jobs?
Guaranteeing a percentage of its workforce would receive poor job evaluations proved not to be smart business for the technology giant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A National Football League locker room is far different than your standard American workplace. That said, it's still a workplace, and employees must be be protected against peer abuse, including bullying. This week, Jonathan Martin showed the football community and the rest of us how to defeat a bully.
Dan Schawbel, a career expert and author of a recent Forbes article on workplace trends for 2014, spoke with PayScale about what the coming year will entail for workers and the broader economy.
If you're not a soccer fan, you might know the name Alex Ferguson, but not fully realize his greatness. He's the best coach of any sport of the last 20 years. His unique ability to get the most of his employees should be studied by all managers.
Two success experts say it's acceptable to state your political or religious allegiances on your resume -- sometimes.