5 Things to Negotiate Besides Salary

First things first: most of the time, it’s in your best interests to negotiate salary. Not only are you likely to get more money, but not asking will almost certainly come back to haunt you. Keeping quiet could cost you …

The Secret to Being More Effective at Work? Sleep

It might seem obvious, but being overtired at work all day will strongly impact your productivity levels. By making sure you get enough sleep on a regular basis, you can keep on top of your responsibilities and not gain a reputation as the grouchy co-worker. Here are a few tips for getting the rest you need in order to excel during office hours.

Would ‘Period Leave’ Help or Hurt Your Career?

Sometimes it really feels like European companies are just showing off. In a time when American workers are lucky to get a few days of paid sick leave, one employer in the U.K. is offering a "period policy" that allows female workers to stay home during menstruation – without using up sick days. The idea is to improve productivity by "synchronizing work with the natural cycles of the body," says Bex Baxter, director of Coexist, the Bristol-based company.